Music, Reggae

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UB40

Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now with a reduced line-up

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 17 Apr

£37.38 / 0871 945 6000

With The Brand New Heavies + Indica Campbell.

Bedford Park

Sun 2 Aug

£35 / 01234 221749

Bournemouth International Centre

Sun 12 Apr

£37.38 / 0844 576 3000

With Radio Riddler.

  • 19:00 UB40 Bournemouth International Centre

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Jazz Jamaica

Former Jazz Warrior Gary Crosby's Jazz Jamaica practically invented 'skazz', the fusion of ska and jazz, and continue to go from strength to strength.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Thu 5 Mar

£16.50 / 0844 847 2514

Blue Note Blue Beat Special

Wee Dub Festival Warm Up Session

Dub reggae mixed with bass from Brother Most Righteous and guests.

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 0131 220 2987

Part of Wee Dub Festival.

Bringing Back The Memories

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

Masters Winebar, London HA3

Wed 4 Mar

Free / 020 8909 9564

Wed 11 Mar

Free / 020 8909 9564

Wed 18 Mar

Free / 020 8909 9564

Wed 25 Mar

Free / 020 8909 9564

Only Joe

London-based collective playing laid back, brass-led reggae and dub.

The Rum Shack, Glasgow

Fri 6 Mar

£7.95 / 0141 237 4432

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Steel Pulse

Roots reggae band from Birmingham.

Concorde 2, Brighton

Sun 5 Apr

£25.20 / 01273 673311

The Forum, London NW5

Sat 4 Apr

£25 / 020 7428 4099

The Institute, Birmingham

Fri 3 Apr

£22.50 / 0844 844 0444

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Wee Dub Sunday Social

Laidback Sunday session of good music and Jamaican food, special cocktails, kids reggae disco and kids dub station.

Hemma, Edinburgh

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0131 629 3327

Part of Wee Dub Festival.

UB40's Ali, Astro And Mickey: Reunited

Part of 3 days of live music, the line up for Sunday 2nd August 2015 has now been confirmed as UB40's Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey: Reunited, who are Britain's greatest reggae artists and have survived more than 30 years in the music business.

Bedford Park

Sun 2 Aug

£35 / 01234 221749

Wee Dub Festival

Scotland's only festival dedicated to dub and reggae music in all its forms. Taking place across various venues in Edinburgh's Old Town on one weekend, it offers a diverse and enjoyable weekend of gigs, clubs, workshops, food and more. Line-up includes Channel One Soundsystem, Mungo's Hi-Fi & Charlie P, MC Soom T…

Various venues: Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

Times & prices vary

Sat 7 Mar

Times & prices vary

Sun 8 Mar

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Lee 'Scratch' Perry

The godfather of dub, Lee 'Scratch' Perry supplies a night of eccentric reggae sounds.

Band on the Wall, Manchester

Mon 30 Mar

£24.50; £22.50 adv / 01618 341786

Tue 31 Mar

£24.50; £22.50 adv / 01618 341786

The Cheese And Grain, Frome

Wed 8 Apr

£20.16 / 01373 455420

Digital, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 10 Apr

Think Tank

£24.64 / 0191 261 9755

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MC Soom T and Laya & The Booya

Double bill of female fronted reggae/dub soundsystems with back-up from Red Eye Hi-Fi ft. Kathika & Fox, Escape Roots Sound, DJ Nem and Electrikal Sound System.

La Belle Angèle, Edinburgh

Fri 6 Mar

£8 in advance; £11 on the door

Part of Wee Dub Festival.

Bless The Funk

Four days of jazz, funk and soul, featuring DJs such as Redd Pepper, Brian Jay, John Douglas, DJ Trix and more.

Azur, St. Leonards-on-Sea

Fri 22 May

£25 day ticket (Weekend ticket £45) / 01424 465 267

Sat 23 May

£25 day ticket (Weekend ticket £45) / 01424 465 267

Sun 24 May

£25 day ticket (Weekend ticket £45) / 01424 465 267

Mon 25 May

£25 day ticket (Weekend ticket £45) / 01424 465 267

Channel One Soundsystem

The Channel One return with selector Mikey Dread and MC Ras Kayleb supplying heavy dub and reggae classics old and new.

The Caves, Edinburgh

Sun 8 Mar

£10 in advance; £13 on the door / 0131 557 8989

Joined by Earl Gateshead, Big Toes Hi-Fi and Messenger Sound for this festival show. Part of Wee Dub Festival.

The Mighty Jungle Jam

Drum & bass and jungle from residents and special guests from around the UK.

Temple Works, Leeds

Sat 7 Mar

£12–£14

The Pygmies

Up-beat and off-beat Afro-jazz, ska and blues from this six-piece band.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Sun 8 Mar

£5 / 0131 629 4101

  • 19:00 – 22:00 The Pygmies Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh
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Zion Train

The Oxford-based ensemble performs its dub originals.

Band on the Wall, Manchester

Sat 11 Apr

£14 adv; £12 early bird / 01618 341786

  • 20:00 – 23:00 Zion Train Band on the Wall, Manchester

East Village Arts Club, Liverpool

Sat 25 Apr

£11.50 / 0151 559 3773

All Vinyl Special

DJs Mr Thing, Bobafatt, Mo Fingaz and Russ Ryan spin vinyl sets of hip hop, soul, disco, house and reggae.

Basement, The London Edition, W1T

Fri 13 Mar

Free Email for guestlist registration

The London EDITION, W1T

Fri 13 Mar

Free / 020 7781 0000

Aswad

Veteran reggae outfit.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sat 7 Mar

£24.75 / 0113 275 2411

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Sat 1 Aug

£20 / 0844 847 2514

Marble Factory, Bristol

Fri 14 Aug

£20

Babilondon

With its strong culture of sun, sea and surf, front man Zack's home country of Portugal shares a surprising love for reggae, inspiring Babilondon's totally unique and refreshing party sound.

The Elgin, London W11

Fri 13 Mar

Free / 020 7229 5663

Bad Manners

Buster Bloodvessel and co persist with the comedy ska.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Fri 19 Jun

£17.60 / 0113 275 2411

Engine Rooms, Southampton

Fri 21 Aug

£15

Sat 22 Aug

£15

Guildhall, Gloucester

Sat 8 Aug

£18 / 01452 503050

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The Beat

2-Tone fusion of ska, pop, reggae and punk, featuring Ranking Roger & Ranking Junior on vocals, Fuzz Townsend, Andy Pearson, Matt Godwin, Steve Harper & Buddy Bird. With support from The Assist.

The Robin 2, Wolverhampton

Fri 20 Mar

£19; £17 adv / 01902 401211

  • 19:30 The Beat The Robin 2, Wolverhampton

Bigtopp

The band plays reggae with support from Tree House Fire.

The Brunswick, Hove

Thu 26 Mar

£5; £4 adv / 01273 733984

  • 20:00 Bigtopp The Brunswick, Hove

By The Rivers

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

The Borderline, London W1D

Thu 30 Apr

£9.50 / 0870 060 3777

Night & Day, Manchester

Tue 28 Apr

£8.25 / 0161 236 4597

Carroll Thompson

The singer who hails from Letchworth, performs her lovers rock material. With support from Raheem Bakare, Eva Lazarus, Dionne Reid, KOF, Silvastone, Stephanie McCourt.

The Jazz Cafe, London NW1

Wed 11 Mar

£10 adv / 0844 847 2514

Cassandra London

Young soulful reggae singer.

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 27 Mar

£7 before 10pm; £9 after (Students £4) / 0131 556 7060

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