Music, Reggae

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UB40

Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now without frontman Ali Campbell.

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Wed 26 Nov

£28.50 / 0845 888 7581

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0871 945 6000

With The Brand New Heavies.

Bournemouth International Centre

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0844 576 3000

With Radio Riddler.

  • 19:00 UB40 Bournemouth International Centre

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The Skatalites

Legendary Jamaican ska combo who practically invented the genre in the 60s, reformed in the 1980s and have been skanking ever since.

229 The Venue, London W1W

Thu 27 Nov

£25 / 020 7323 7229

Concorde 2, Brighton

Wed 26 Nov

£20 / 01273 673311

Axis Reggae

The band plays reggae.

Bar 1:22, Huddersfield

Sat 13 Dec

Phone for prices / 01484 480252

Erin Bardwell Collective

The band plays reggae and rocksteady.

King Arthur's Halls, Glastonbury

Fri 28 Nov

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01458 830338

White Cliffs Ska Reggae Festival

A festival of ska, 2tone and reggae.

Dover Town Hall

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£15 / 01304 201200

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Ali, Astro & Mickey

The three founding members, Ali Campbell, Mickey and Astro of the British reggae band UB40 perform their hits such as Red, Red Wine and Kingston Town alongside new recordings. With Radio Riddler.

O2 Academy Birmingham

Fri 19 Dec

Phone for availability / 0121 622 8250

Aswad

Veteran reggae outfit.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£24.75 / 0113 275 2411

The Globe, Cardiff

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£22.50 / 07590 471888

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sat 6 Dec

£20 / 0844 847 2514

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Bad Manners

Buster Bloodvessel and co persist with the comedy ska.

53 Degrees, Preston

Sat 13 Dec

£19.25 / 01772 893000

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Sat 6 Dec

£16.50 / 0845 888 7581

Fri 19 Dec

£16.50 / 0845 888 7581

Audio, Glasgow

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£22

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Bringing Back The Memories

Reggae, soul, funky house, dancehall, rare groove, roots and revival night with DJ Love Sensation.

Masters Winebar, London HA3

Wed 26 Nov

Free / 020 8909 9564

Wed 3 Dec

Free / 020 8909 9564

Wed 10 Dec

Free / 020 8909 9564

…and 15 more dates until 25 Mar 2015

By The Rivers

Self-penned reggae tunes with positive messages from the Leicester-based six-piece.

The Bodega, Nottingham

Fri 12 Dec

£7 / 0845 413 4444

The Boileroom, Guildford

Fri 19 Dec

£7 adv / 01483 440022

Brooklyn Bowl, London SE10

Thu 11 Dec

£10 / 020 7412 8778

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Catch A Fire Ft. Nestar Ashanti And Ana Joseph

Catch a Fire presents singer/songwriter Ras Nestar, who has performed with Crucial Roots, Artikal Crew, and Jah Time, opening shows for The Gladiators, Maxi Priest, Rod Taylor and others.

Upstairs At The Ritzy, London SW2

Sun 7 Dec

Free / 0871 704 2065

Culture Dub Orchestra

The six-piece band from The Midlands plays roots reggae.

Bull's Head, Birmingham

Thu 4 Dec

£4 / 0121 476 3322

The Deptford Dub Club: Presented By Soft Wax

On Saturday 20 November we're re-convening The Deptford Dub Club at The Duke in Deptford, SE8. From 7.30 to 12.30 we'll be playing the best in foundation Jamaican roots music, from Ska through to the present, in traditional Sound System style.

The Duke, London SE8

Sat 20 Dec

Free

Dreadzone

Dubby dance beats from Dreadzone who charted in the mid-90s with 'Little Britain' but have been making compelling reggae-rooted soundscapes ever since.

Band on the Wall, Manchester

Fri 19 Dec

£15 adv; £13 early bird / 01618 341786

  • 20:30 – 23:00 Dreadzone Band on the Wall, Manchester

The Boileroom, Guildford

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£15 adv / 01483 440022

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sat 29 Nov

£16.50 / 0113 275 2411

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The Dualers

Bromley-based singer Tyber Cranstoun leads his eight-piece band as it plays lively ska and reggae.

The Garage, London N5

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£17 / 0844 847 1678

The Rescue Rooms, Nottingham

Sat 9 May 2015

£10 / 0845 413 4444

The Tunnels, Bristol

Sat 19 Sep 2015

£16.50 / 0845 177 0801

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Dub Colossus

The London-based collective performs its melange of world and reggae.

Cambridge Junction

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£13 / 01223 511511

Norwich Arts Centre

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£12; £10 adv / 01603 660352

Dub FX: The Theory Of Harmony Tour

The Melbourne-born, street performer and musician brings his unique mix of beat boxing, dub and hip hop on a national tour, following the release of the remix album, Theory Of Remix.

Concorde 2, Brighton

Thu 7 May 2015

£15 / 01273 673311

The Institute, Birmingham

Sat 2 May 2015

£15 / 0844 844 0444

KOKO, London NW1

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£18.50 tickets on sale from Nov 13 / 0870 432 5527

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The Electric Swing Circus

The band performs swing, dance, dubstep, house and reggae covers.

Queens Hall, Narberth

Fri 12 Dec

£10 (£8; £6) / 01834 861212

Errol Linton

The London-based singer-songwriter and musician performs blues and reggae.

The Green Note Cafe, London NW1

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£8 / 020 7485 9899

Extra Love

A well established 10-piece band from Manchester who throw a variety of spices into the reggae/dub pot.

Band on the Wall, Manchester

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£7.50 adv; £5 early bird / 01618 341786

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Finley Quaye

The Mobo and BRIT award-winning singer-songwriter from Edinburgh performs reggae and jazz fusion.

The Bowery District, Reading

Sun 5 Apr 2015

£13.75

The Globe, Cardiff

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£14.06 / 07590 471888

Jamm, London SW9

Sat 28 Feb 2015

£14.30 / 020 7346 8920

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The Freedub Press

This seven-piece band who hail from Brighton, performs its socially-aware dub reggae material. With support from Simpson, The Purple Lights, Neil McMillan.

The Brunswick, Hove

Sat 29 Nov

£5 / 01273 733984

Goldmaster Allstars

Eleven-piece band perform laid-back rock steady, heavy roots reggae and ska instrumentals.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 27 Dec

£10 / 01702 351135

#Grime: Sox, Eyez, Dubzy

Big #Grime night out featuring Sox, Eyez, Dubzy and more.

Jimmyz Lounge, Exeter

Sat 29 Nov

£8 in advance; £10 on the door / 01392 499888

Groundation

Open stage event.

The Garage, London N5

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£20.50 / 0844 847 1678

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£20.50 / 0844 847 1678

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