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Issue 1080

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Bearded Theory Festival: Catton Hall, Derbyshire 26-29/5/16

What links Lord Byron, Napoleon, Johnny Rotten, Black Uhuru and Wilko Johnson? Would make a great question for Mastermind or Eggheads, eh? The answer is………read on to find out!!!!

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London Afrobeat Collective: Tantrums, Brixton East, London 24/03/2016

The emphasis is still on capturing the spirit of the 1970s Nigerian music an era that clearly inspires them and tonight saw the band deliver a well drilled set...

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Nitin Sawhney: Heaven, London 17/11/15

Depending on how and when you listen, the same Nitin Sawhney song can freak you out, fill you with remorse, or send you into a deep sense of euphoria,suffice to say his top cuts do it all at once.

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Finley Quaye + Alexia Coley: The Jazz Cafe London 27/08/2015

In the mid to late �90�s Finley Quaye gave high energy, spiced up reggae to the hordes as Britpop was debating the scene, Quaye�s laid-back approach and his trademark vocal pricked up the ears of the music industry...

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Marcia Griffiths & Friends: Shepherd's Bush Empire 28/8/15 @bluesandsoul.com Judy Mowatt (Marcia Griffiths & Friends): Shepherd's Bush Empire 28/8/15 @bluesandsoul Bob Andy (Marcia Griffiths & Friends): Shepherd's Bush Empire 28/8/15 @bluesandsoul Marcia Griffiths & Bob Andy: Shepherd's Bush Empire 28/8/15 @bluesandoul.com

Marcia Griffiths & Friends: Shepherd's Bush Empire 28/08/15

This epic reggae bill boasted performances from Richie Spice, Bob Andy, Judy Mowatt, Tanya Stephens, The 809 Band and of course the Queen of this genre, Marcia Griffiths...

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Jimmy Cliff: Indigo at The O2, London 7/8/15 @bluesandsoul.com Jimmy Cliff: Indigo at The O2, London 7/8/15 @bluesandsoul.com Jimmy Cliff: Indigo at The O2, London 7/8/15 @bluesandsoul.com Jimmy Cliff: Indigo at The O2, London 7/8/15 @bluesandsoul.com

Jimmy Cliff: Indigo at The O2, London 7/8/15

When he was cast in the iconic film âThe Harder They Comeâ, Jimmy Cliff was launched as one of reggaeâs biggest names...the 1972 film â and, more importantly, its iconic soundtrack - opened up a worldwide audience to the ge

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Bunny Wailer: Brixton Academy, London 17/07/15 @bluesandsoul.com Bunny Wailer: Brixton Academy, London 17/07/15 @bluesandsoul.com Beres Hammond: Brixton Academy, London 17/07/15 @bluesandsoul.com Beres Hammond: Brixton Academy, London 17/07/15 @bluesandsoul.com

Bunny Wailer / Beres Hammond: Brixton Academy, London 17/07/15

I had never seen Brixton Academy as full as it was for the Giants of Reggae show...with a double headline of heavyweights Bunny Wailer and Beres Hammond, the queues around the block...

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Chronixx: Somerset House, London 12-7-15 @bluesandsoul.com Chronixx: Somerset House, London 12-7-15 @bluesandsoul.com Chronixx: Somerset House, London 12-7-15 @bluesandsoul.com Chronixx: Somerset House, London 12-7-15 @bluesandsoul.com

Chronixx: Somerset House, London 12/7/15

Scores of Rastafarian flags flying in the usually sedate courtyard at Somerset House, testament to how much London loves Chronixx. When heâs played the capital his shows have always sold out...

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UB40: Uttoxeter Racecourse, UK 17/5/2014

The hottest and sunniest day of the year so far. Thousands of punters flock to the races in the middle of the Staffordshire countryside - for reggae and racing.

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Jandira: Da Lata - Hospital Club, London 4/12/13 @bluesandsoul.com Ernie McKone: Da Lata - Hospital Club, London 4/12/13 Da Lata: Hospital Club, London 4/12/13 Da Lata: Hospital Club, London 4/12/13

Da Lata: Hospital Club, London 4/12/13

It didn't take a lot for this rather enterprising outfit to get the hip London 'heard it all before crowd' into their sounds! â¦I'm glad I caught Da Lata live, the Oak Room in the Hospital Club had a great sound and atmo

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