The Hop Farm Music Festival 2013 has been cancelled after poor ticket sales and the economic climate.
The festival, which was due to host Jamaican reggae legend JIMMY CLIFF, was set to take place from 5-6 July in Paddock Wood, Kent.
The first acts have been announced for the Hop Farm Music Festival including Jamaican music legend JIMMY CLIFF.
Legendary reggae artist JIMMY CLIFF will headline this year’s Beat-Herder Festival alongside GENTLEMAN'S DUB CLUB, PRINCE FATTY and HORSEMAN.
Jamaican singing sensation JIMMY CLIFF will perform in London again this summer with a headline show at the O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire.
Following a successful run of UK shows and festival appearances last summer, this seemingly “one off” gig in a relatively intimate venue will take place on 25 June.
Volkswagen has released a teaser of an advert called “Sunny Side”, featuring Jamaican singer JIMMY CLIFF, which it plans to run during the Super Bowl on 3 February.
In the video CLIFF performs a cover of the PARTRIDGE FAMILY song “Get Happy”.
The 55th annual Grammy awards nominees in the ‘Best Reggae Album’ category can now be revealed.
Whittled down from a pool of 54, the shortlist now includes the following albums:
Former Jamaican Prime Minister (1980-89) Edward Seaga has picked out 100 songs for Origins of Jamaican Music which will be released via VP Records.
The four-CD box set will be launched with a promotion tour in late October and officially released on 6 November.
The set includes:
LINTON KWESI JOHNSON, THE DENNIS BOVELL DUB BAND and HOLLIE COOK are among the latest additions to the WOMAD festival in the UK.
LKJ and BOVELL will be getting the festival started on the early bird opening slot on Thursday night (26 July).
The pair have been performing and recording together for more than 20 years, where JOHNSON writes the poems and bass lines, and DENNIS BOVELL produces and arranges the tracks.
The full line-up for the Respect Jamaica 50 Festival in London - celebrating the 50th anniversary of Jamaica’s independence from the UK - can now be revealed.
North Greenwich’s IndigO2 venue will play host to the 12-day event with some of the most iconic reggae artists appearing together on stage.
The confirmed line-up is as follows:
Legendary Jamaican artist JIMMY CLIFF played a headline show at the IndigO2 in North Greenwich on Friday night (18 May).
The “Harder They Come” singer gave a typically energetic performance with hits like “Wild World”, "Many Rivers To Cross", "King Of Kings" and “Vietnam” sung along to “Afghanistan”.
Check out fan-filmed video footage below of these tracks.
The UK festival circuit is heating up with news that a number of top reggae acts have been added to the Strummer of Love festival in Somerset. JIMMY CLIFF has also added WOMAD to his collection of festival appearances this summer.
Jamaican reggae legend JIMMY CLIFF will perform live alongside PAUL SIMON at Hard Rock Calling this summer.
Jamaican singer JIMMY CLIFF has added two new shows in Glasgow and Birmingham to his touring schedule for later this year.
The new gigs are the latest addition to his previously announced London show at the IndigO2 and festival appearances.
The tour now includes the following dates:
Jamaican singer JIMMY CLIFF has lined up a big UK show on 18 May at the IndigO2 in Greenwich, South East London.
Tickets go on sale tomorrow (3 February) at 10am, priced between £22.50 and £50.00.
Other dates on the JIMMY CLIFF tour itinerary include:
Camp Bestival has announced the initial acts for this summer's festival, including top reggae artists JIMMY CLIFF, DUB PISTOLS, PRINCE FATTY and DAVID RODIGAN.
There will also be a 'Saturday Night Fever' evening with top US funk acts KOOL & THE GANG, CHIC featuring NILE RODGERS and EARTH, WIND & FIRE EXPERIENCE feat AL MCKAY.
Legendary Jamaican singer JIMMY CLIFF has been confirmed as one of the headline acts for the UK’s GuilFest this summer.
CLIFF will be gracing the main stage at the popular ‘family’ festival located In Stoke Park, Surrey, on 14 July.
GuilFest 2012 is taking place on 13-15 July over eight stages and is set to feature more than 200 acts that will be announced over the coming weeks.