Organisers of the UK’s Alchemy Festival have announced the first acts for the 2013 event including ZION TRAIN, RASTA4EYES and TALISMAN.
The line-up for Sheffield’s United Colours Of Music Festival at the Don Valley Bowl can now be revealed including headliners UB40 and THE SKATALITES.
MAD PROFESSOR, THE SELECTER and TALISMAN lead the latest acts confirmed for the second Kaya Festival taking place in North Wales in May.
The UK’s top reggae and dub event, the One Love Festival, has revealed the first acts to play their 2013 edition featuring CONGO NATTY, IJAHMAN LEVI and SISTER NANCY.
Iconic 2Tone ska band THE SELECTER and Bristol roots reggae stalwarts TALISMAN will team up in March for a month-long tour of the UK.
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Roots reggae group TALISMAN has confirmed via Facebook that the band will be supporting legendary ska group THE SELECTER throughout March 2013.
The 'Bristol Reggae Explosion Live' finally made it to the Big Top at Temple Meads’ Creative Common this weekend, and proved to be one of the greatest reggae shows of 2012.
The night was a result of the success of the Bristol Reggae Explosion compilation series, which led by Mike Darby, brought classic Bristol reggae recordings back to life after years in the vault.
Reggae musician and producer DENNIS BOVELL will be serving as master of ceremonies at the Bristol Reggae Explosion Live show in Bristol later this month.
The people of Bristol turned out in their thousands for the 10th annual VegFest over the weekend, helped by the heatwave weather, free entry and top headline reggae acts.
Original rude boy NEVILLE STAPLE from 2Tone ska band THE SPECIALS topped the bill on Friday night and in spite of a crackling vocal microphone throughout, he delivered the goods.
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.
Bristol Archive Records has released the third instalment in a series of classic reggae from the city, entitled Bristol Reggae Explosion 3 – The 80’s Part 2.
The 15-track album, of which 11 are previously unreleased, is arguably the strongest of the three-part collection and has a strong leaning towards the roots side of reggae.
Bristol roots reggae singer JASHWHA MOSES has lined up a long-overdue headline performance at the Fleece in Bristol.
MOSES will be performing live on 29 June alongside THE RAS BAND with support from “a surprise special guest” and PAPA ROOTS SOUND SYSTEM.
Bristol-based Sugar Shack Records has been rebranded and launched as a label specialising in releasing new British reggae music.
Artists on the label’s books so far include JASHWHA MOSES, BLACK ROOTS, TALISMAN and AMJ DUB COLLECTIVE.
UK roots reggae band TALISMAN performed live at the Fleece in Bristol last night. Fan-filmed video of the show, including tracks "Nitty Gritty" and "Stride On", can be viewed below.
Bristol Archive Records will soon release a new ‘lost’ album from REVELATION ROCKERS - the band that went on to form UK reggae stalwarts TALISMAN.