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TONY MATTERHORN tickets on sale for UK tour

Tickets are now on sale for Jamaican dancehall reggae artist TONY MATTERHORN's tour across the UK next month.

The dates include:


MAD CADDIES line up five-date UK tour

Californian ska punk band MAD CADDIES have announced a run of five shows across England this coming November.

In addition to ska and punk the band mixes in reggae, Dixie, jazz, surf, rockabilly, country and swing to their unique brand of rock.



The PHOENIX CITY ALL-STARS single featuring Trojan Records legend FREDDIE NOTES, “I Can't Get No Satisfaction”, is out now.

The brand new single was out yesterday (28 July) and is available to download from iTunes.


BAD MANNERS adds more dates to Christmas tour

English ska band BAD MANNERS has added more shows to its upcoming Christmas tour this December.

The tour now includes the following dates:


Line-up revealed for Skahumbug! Winter Ska Fest

The line-up can now be revealed for Skahumbug! Winter Ska Fest at the Hairy Dog in Derby later this year.


THE CIMARONS get blue plaque in London

UK reggae band THE CIMARONS were honoured earlier this month with a ‘blue plaque’ at the London community centre where they formed.

On 12 July England’s first roots reggae band THE CIMARONS were honoured at the Tavistock Youth and Community Centre in Harlesden.


PAMA INTERNATIONAL adds live date in Bristol

UK reggae band PAMA INTERNATIONAL has added a date in Bristol to its upcoming tour schedule towards the end of the year.


Details revealed for UNITED NATIONS OF DUB 2015

The organisers behind the UNITED NATIONS OF DUB (UNOD) WEEKENDER have revealed more details about their 2015 event.

The festival takes place on 24-26 April 2015 at the Pontins 'Prestatyn Sands' holiday park in Denbighshire, North Wales.

CHRONIXX makes US debut on Tonight Show

Rising Jamaican singer CHRONIXX made his US debut last night on NBC’s Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.

The reggae artist performed his big hit “Here Comes Trouble” from his Dread & Terrible project for the studio audience.

Check out his performance below:


Reggae community pays tribute to ROBERT ALLEN

The reggae community has paid tribute to DJ and broadcaster ROBERT ALLEN who passed away earlier this month.

Allen, who died of a brain haemorrhage at the age of 52 on 8 July, was a pioneering DJ who was instrumental in the establishment of Jamaican music in Britain.


UB40 reveals two big shows for April 2015

UB40 featuring ALI, ASTRO and MICKEY has announced two big shows in London and Birmingham for April 2015.

The new dates are:


COLLIE BUDDZ Jazz Café show sells out

US-Bermuda reggae artist COLLIE BUDDZ is performing at the Jazz Café in London next month, however the show has now sold out.

The gig takes place on 25 August.


BUNJI GARLIN lines up London show this summer

Trinidad and Tobago ragga soca artist BUNJI GARLIN will next month perform a rare live show in London.

The Wildmeat Promotions concert takes place on 10 August at the O2 Academy Islington with tickets priced from £20 to £40.


MACHEL MONTANO to hit London next week

Trinidadian soca star MACHEL MONTANO will be making a last minute stop in the UK next week including an intimate gig in the capital.

The unexpected “pop up concert” takes place on 21 July at the Scala with tickets priced at £30 in advance.


Bashy Beats Southside Party returns to Brixton

The BASHY BEATS crew return to the Queens Head in Brixton next month for another Southside Party.

This time the South London crew has a very special guest, founder of Technicality and Inperspective RecordsCHRIS INPERSPECTIVE.


Sheffield gets ready for Reggae Lives: The Lovers Rock Tour

Reggae greats GLEN WASHINGTON, MIKEY SPICE, FRANKIE PAUL, JIMMY RILEY and LUKIE D will perform next month in Sheffield.


THE ENGLISH BEAT reveals December shows in the UK

2Tone ska band THE ENGLISH BEAT will perform shows in London, Manchester, Sheffield and Wolverhampton this coming December.

Original singer, songwriter and guitarist DAVE WAKELING fronts the California-based group and will be backed by an all-star line-up.

The UK tour includes the following dates:


JIMMY RILEY lines up UK tour dates

Jamaican reggae singer JIMMY RILEY has added new dates in Nottingham, Luton, Brighton and Bradford to his upcoming ‘Contradiction Tour’ around the UK.

RILEY will be joined by BUCKEY RANKS and OWEN GRAY on the tour, backed by the WORRIES band.


JERRY DAMMERS & CORNELL CAMPBELL perform on Andrew Marr Show

2Tone founder JERRY DAMMERS and Jamaican singer CORNELL CAMPBELL performed live on the BBC One Andrew Marr Show this morning,

CAMPBELL sang one of his hit tracks “Queen of The Minstrels” backed by DAMMERS and his SPATIAL AKA ORCHESTRA.