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THE SKATALITES to play Camp Bestival

Jamaica’s greatest band THE SKATALITES will perform at Camp Bestival which takes place in Dorset this summer.

Lord of reggae DAVID RODIGAN will also be at the festival presenting RAM JAM.

Camp Bestival takes place at Lulworth Castle on 31 July-3 August with tickets priced at £195.

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Top 10 Valentine reggae nights in the UK 2014

With Valentine’s just days away, ReggaeChapter.com can now reveal its top 10 lovers rock and reggae-influenced shows taking place around the UK.

In no particular order, some of the best ways to spend Valentine’s Day this Friday are:

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Top 10 New Year’s Eve reggae nights in the UK 2013

ReggaeChapter has come up with a selection of 10 reggae parties happening this New Year’s Eve across the UK.

With just a fortnight until the big night, tickets for the shows are selling fast, so secure yours now! 

In no particular order, 10 reggae shows to consider this New Year’s Eve are:

1. FAREWELL NYE PARTY: DJ DEREK + DJ MYLON + ADAM CALLAN (Notting Hill Arts Club, London)

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Warehouse Project will not take place in full in 2014

The Warehouse Project, a series of dance music events in Manchester, will not run its usual full programme in 2014.

The series takes a break for one year following a death at one of this year's events.

The Warehouse Project website confirmed that the event will not run “as normal” in 2014:

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New KING TUBBY documentary on BBC Radio 1Xtra

Jamaican dub pioneer KING TUBBY is the subject of a new documentary for BBC Radio 1Xtra.

Kicking off series three of Gone Too Soon, 1Xtra continues to assess the legacies of artists who left us too soon.

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LEE PERRY and DAVID RODIGAN head up Fred Perry Sub-Sonic Live

Fred Perry’s Sub-Sonic Live returns to London later this year with a special night featuring LEE "SCRATCH" PERRY and curated by DAVID RODIGAN.

The show takes place on 10 October at The Garage in London with a limited number of tickets available at £5. Fans can also enter a prize-draw to win a pair of tickets.

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Bristol In:Motion returns with MR VEGAS, DAVID RODIGAN & STYLO G

The In:Motion series of shows returns to Bristol late next month with reggae heavyweights such as MR VEGAS and DAVID RODIGAN.

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New MR VEGAS dates in Bristol and Birmingham

Jamaican reggae and dancehall artist MR VEGAS has announced more dates on his upcoming visit to the UK with shows in Bristol and Birmingham.

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Camp Bestival reveals TOOTS replacement: MAX ROMEO

Hot on the heels of performances at the Lambeth Country Show and WOMAD, the organisers behind Camp Bestival have announced Jamaican roots legend MAX ROMEO as the replacement act for TOOTS AND THE MAYTALS.

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Warehouse Project line-up revealed: LEE PERRY, DAVID RODIGAN & MAJOR LAZER

The Warehouse Project has announced its initial line-up for 2013 including performances from LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY, DAVID RODIGAN and MAJOR LAZER, among many others.

The Warehouse Project takes place at the Victoria Warehouse in Manchester, and offers up 15 weeks of music from 27 September to 1 January 2014, with tickets priced from £20 to £28.50 dependant on the event.

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Ghetto Youths Crew to hit Notting Hill Carnival

The Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) Notting Hill party looks set to be one of the highlights of the year, featuring DAVID RODIGAN in association with Ghetto Youths International.

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LEE PERRY and MAX ROMEO added to WOMAD line-up

Jamaican reggae legends LEE “SCRATCH” PERRY and MAX ROMEO are the last minute additions to the WOMAD Festival which takes place in Charlton Park later this month.

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BABYLON CIRCUS added to WOMAD full line-up

French ska and reggae group BABYLON CIRCUS are among the final acts announced for this year’s WOMAD festival in the Westcountry.

The band from Lyon will be joining reggae legends TOOTS & THE MAYTALS and DAVID RODIGAN at Charlton Park on 25-28 July.

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DAVID RODIGAN outlines his ‘rules of reggae’ in The Guardian

British reggae DJ DAVID RODIGAN MBE shares his 'rules of reggae' and secrets of longevity with The Guardian newspaper.

His top tips include:

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THE SELECTER revealed as Tramlines festival headliner

The organisers behind Sheffield music festival Tramlines have announced 2-Tone ska legends THE SELECTER as the Sunday main stage headliner.

Tramlines returns to the city for its fifth year on 19-21 July offering up a diverse range of musical acts with a blend of established and upcoming talent.

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Lovebox 2013 reggae acts revealed: DAVID RODIGAN, IRATION STEPPAS & DRE SKULL

The line-up for this year’s edition of Lovebox can now be revealed including DAVID RODIGAN, IRATION STEPPAS, TODDLA T SOUND, WILEY and DRE SKULL.

Lovebox 2013 looks set to deliver a diverse line-up of artists, bringing together the likes of hip hop queen LIL KIM, AZEALIA BANKS and PLAN B.

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More Glastonbury Festival acts revealed: REGGAE ROAST, MUNGO’S HI FI, YT & SERIAL KILLAZ

The latest crops of reggae acts have been announced for this year’s Glastonbury Festival including REGGAE ROAST, MUNGO’S HI-FI, YT and SERIAL KILLAZ.

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DUB PISTOLS, ASWAD, DAVID RODIGAN & THE HEATWAVE on the bill for Lounge On The Farm

The first wave of artists can now be revealed for the Lounge On The Farm festival including DUB PISTOLS, ASWAD, DAVID RODIGAN and THE HEATWAVE.

The event is set to take place at Merton Farm in Canterbury, Kent, on 26-28 July.

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WOMAD line-up revealed: DAVID RODIGAN

DAVID “RAM JAM” RODIGAN has been announced as one of the initial artists on the bill for the upcoming WOMAD festival in the UK.

RODIGAN, who recently moved from Kiss FM to BBC 1Xtra, will be performing alongside GILBERTO GIL, ROKIA TRAORE and ALICE RUSSELL.

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