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Court date set for LADY SAW appeal

Reggae singer LADY SAW, real name Marion Hall, will appear at Jamaica’s Court of Appeal on 25 May to overturn a default judgement.

Hall is trying to appeal a default judgement entered against her for injuries caused to Dorothy Wilson who was attacked by dogs at her St Andrew home in 2009.

In 2012 Justice Leighton Pusey awarded Wilson JM$1.5m during an assessment of damages at the Supreme Court.

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TWINKLE BROTHERS add Brighton to tour

The TWINKLE BROTHERS will appear live and direct from Jamaica later this year at a show in Brighton.

The bank holiday special also features MACKA B and THE ROOTS RAGGA BAND, Brighton’s SAMSARA, UNITY HI-FI, and Roots Garden Records featuring LEROY HORNS and guest MCs.

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CHRONIXX reveals UK tour dates

Jamaican artist CHRONIXX will perform live in London, Oxford, Bristol and Glasgow this summer.

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Tickets on sale for DUALERS London show

Presale tickets are now available for THE DUALERS’ next big show in the capital at the end of the year.

The gig takes place on 12 December at indigo at The O2 and tickets are priced from £12 through to £28.90.

Last year THE DUALERS put out its latest album Back to Paradise on Sunbeat Records.

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HOLLIE COOK joins THE SKINTS on tour

London reggae singer HOLLIE COOK will team up with THE SKINTS on their upcoming European tour in March and April.

The tour includes the following UK shows:

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TWINKLE BROTHERS & THIRD WORLD added to One Love

The TWINKLE BROTHERS and THIRD WORLD are among the latest additions to the One Love Festival taking place in the UK this summer.

Joining them are JUNIOR KELLY, MAD PROFESSOR, STONE LOVE, SAXON SOUND and EARL 16, among many others.

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THE BEAT added to Hardwick Live

2Tone ska band THE BEAT is among the latest additions to County Durham’s Hardwick Live Garden Party this summer.

The festival takes place on 22 August at the Hardwick Hall Hotel in Sedgefield. Tickets are priced at £49 in advance and are available now.

Upcoming THE BEAT shows now include:

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JIMMY CLIFF added to Larmer Tree Festival

Jamaican performer JIMMY CLIFF is the latest addition to Larmer Tree Festival in Salisbury this summer.

The festival takes place on 15-19 July at the Larmer Tree Gardens with tickets priced at £174.

Upcoming live dates around the UK now include:

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Birmingham gets ready for Roots Reggae Salute

VIVIAN JONES, IQULAH RASTAFARI, BARRY DREAD, RAS LAWL and THE GIDDEON FAMILY will all perform in Birmingham next week at the Roots Reggae Salute.

The show takes place on 28 March at the Drum Arts Centre in Birmingham and tickets are priced at £12 in advance or £15 on the door.

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NATTY lines up UK shows

Reggae singer songwriter NATTY has lined up a number of live shows this summer around the UK.

In addition to festival appearances and a gig in Perranporth, the North London artist is now on the bill at a fundraising event for The Hemp Trading Company (THTC) in Brixton on May Day.

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Next ROOTIKAL night line-up revealed

The next ROOTIKAL session featuring ABA SHANTI I, VIBRONICS, GLADDY WAX and EARL GATESHEAD is set to take place in London this May.

The event is on 8 May across two rooms at Corsica Studios, Elephant & Castle, with tickets priced at £6 in advance.

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THIRD WORLD lines up London summer gig

Jamaican reggae band THIRD WORLD and IQULAH RASTAFARI will perform live in the capital this summer.

The show takes place on 1 September at the Jazz Café in Camden, with tickets priced at £25 in advance.

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BIG YOUTH reveals Jazz Café show

Pioneering Jamaican deejay BIG YOUTH has announced a show at the Jazz Café in North London this summer.

The gig takes place on 25 June with tickets priced at £20 in advance.

In 2006 BIG YOUTH put out an album called Musicology on Vizion Sounds.

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BOB ANDY robbed at knifepoint

Reggae legend BOB ANDY has been attacked with a knife and robbed in the upper St Andrew community of Mona in Kingston, Jamaica.

According to local reports ANDY was struck on his left arm as he entered his car and had two mobile phones, JMD$50,000 and US$5,000 stolen.

Jamaican police confirmed that there had been a recent wave of similar incidents in the area.

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Legends Of Reggae to hit UK in May

GYPTIAN, QUEEN IFRICA, KEN BOOTHE, LEROY SIBBLES and CHAKA DEMUS & PLIERS will perform live in the UK this summer as part of the Legends Of Reggae tour.

While tickets are not on sale yet, the dates are expected to include:

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LEE THOMPSON SKA ORCHESTRA lines up London show

The LEE THOMPSON SKA ORCHESTRA has revealed it will perform in the capital this summer alongside HOMETOWN HIFI and DJ DARREN BENETT.

The show takes place on 1 August at The Garage in London with tickets priced at £15 in advance.

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GULLY BOP lands in UK for big tour

Dancehall deejay GULLY BOP has arrived in the UK and is set to embark on his first ever tour outside of Jamaica.

GULLY BOP told the Jamaica Observer: “Well them say me never a go make it at Jamworld. Say me can’t pass Christmas to the new year, but who God bless no man curse.”

The tour includes the following UK dates:

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FISHBONE adds another UK date to tour

LA ska/alternative band FISHBONE has added a live date in Glasgow to its UK tour this summer.

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More JIMMY CLIFF UK tour dates revealed

Jamaican singing sensation JIMMY CLIFF has added new live dates in Manchester and Newcastle to his upcoming UK tour.

The tour now includes the following shows:

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REBEL SOUND to headline High Definition Festival

Fresh from winning the Redbull Culture Clash in October, REBEL SOUND will headline the main stage at High Definition Festival this summer.

REBEL SOUND is formed of CHASE & STATUS, MC RAGE, SHY FX and reggae DJ DAVID RODIGAN.

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