Friday, 21 January 2011

REGGAE BRITTANIA SATURDAY 5TH FEBRUARY

Saturday, February 5 · 7:30pm - 10:30pm


An all star cast celebrates the influence of Reggae on the UK’s music and culture in a live concert coinciding with BBC Four’s Reggae Britannia documentary season.

Featuring Dennis Alcapone and Winston Reedy, Dave Barker, Pauline Black, Ken Boothe, Ali Campbell, Brinsley Forde, Janet Kay, Neville Staple, Caroll Thompson, Big Youth & more. Musical Director: Dennis Bovell

Our annual collaboration with BBC Four this year celebrates Reggae and its impact on the UK’s music and culture. Music Director Dennis Bovell assembles a big band which includes some of the most important Reggae musicians in the British scene to back up a star cast of singers and toasters. Expect to hear hits from the 1960s to the present day as we tell the story of the musical evolution from Ska, through Rocksteady, Roots, Dub, Lovers Rock and beyond.
Barbican Centre Silk Street, London, United Kingdom
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