Jamaican reggae singer BERES HAMMOND has announced a run of UK shows this summer.
Tour support includes CARROLL THOMPSON, JANET KAY and on certain dates MAXI PRIEST.
The lovers rock tour includes the following dates:
Jamaican superstars BERES HAMMOND and BUNNY WAILER performed to a packed O2 Academy in Bristol earlier this month.
The ‘Giants of Reggae’ Sunday night show had been long-awaited since the tour announcement back in April and both performers didn't disappoint.
BERES HAMMOND hits the road this week with fellow Jamaican music legend BUNNY WAILER for a series of live concerts around the UK.
Apart from a BERES HAMMOND solo show at the O2 Academy in Leeds, the two Jamaican musicians will team up for a run of joint-headline shows at O2 Academy venues in Bristol, Liverpool, Brixton and Birmingham.
The UK tour includes the following dates:
The nominations in the ‘Best Reggae Album’ category for the 56th Grammy Awards can now be revealed.
The shortlist includes:
The Jamaican government has awarded BERES HAMMOND the Order of Jamaica for his exceptional and dedicated contribution to the Jamaican music industry.
The government announced its annual National Honours and Awards earlier this week.
As reported in the Jamaica Observer, governor general Sir Patrick Allen will hand out the country’s fourth highest honour on 21 October at King's House.
Legendary Jamaican singer BERES HAMMOND has backed out of his UK tour this week, however, supporting acts MORGAN HERITAGE and MARCIA GRIFFITHS have vowed to complete the shows without him.
Reggae royalty MORGAN HERITAGE and MARCIA GRIFFITHS have been added to BERES HAMMOND’s tour of the UK later this summer.
As previously revealed by ReggaeChapter the 'Beres Hammond and Friends UK Tour' dates are as follows:
The ‘Beres Hammond And Friends 2013 UK Tour’ can now be revealed with shows in London, Bristol, Birmingham and Huddersfield.
The tour takes in the following dates:
Reggae and dancehall artist SHAGGY will tomorrow (26 February) launch his new record label, Ranch Entertainment, in Kingston Jamaica.
As reported in the Jamaica Star, the launch is set to take place at the Behind the Screen event at Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records.
As the driving force behind Angelick Promotions, Angel has been instrumental in supporting dancehall and reggae music across the UK.
Reggae royalty BERES HAMMOND, TARRUS RILEY and rising star ROMAIN VIRGO performed in the Westcountry last week (11 October) at Bristol City Football Club.
The triple VP Records bill took place at Ashton Gate Stadium’s Dolman Exhibition Hall following a last minute venue change late last month, rescheduled from Cardiff University.
The show has been upgraded from Cardiff University Students’ Union to the larger Ashton Gate venue in South Bristol.
Reggae superstars BERES HAMMOND, TARRUS RILEY and ROMAIN VIRGO will now be performing in Bristol on 11 October rather than the previously advertised Cardiff University venue.
The new “exclusive and bigger" venue in Bristol will be revealed on 1 October along with all the full details.
Tickets already purchased for Cardiff will gain you entry to the Bristol venue. All artists will be performing with a live band.
This month RICHIE drops the freshest riddims out of Jamaica, the biggest hits from the UK, mixed in with a selection of dub and jungle, and ending up with a trip down memory lane.
Tickets are now on sale for the ‘Greatest Reggae Show On Earth Part 2’, which is set to include reggae heavyweights BERES HAMMOND and TARRUS RILEY.
ROMAIN VIRGO will also be making his UK debut performance alongside "new roots phenomenon" from Sicily, ALBOROSIE.
VP Records and Greensleeves Records have released the 20th edition of the annual reggae compilation Reggae Gold as a special two-disc set including new and old hits from SEAN PAUL, POPCAAN, KONSHENS, BUSY SIGNAL and DAMIAN MARLEY.
The Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) - in partnership with the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) and through the support of the ministries of Tourism & Entertainment and Youth & Culture - is kicking off ‘Reggae Month’ with a DENNIS BROWN tribute concert.