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Island Records 50th Birthday celebrations

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Happy birthday Island records!... To celebrate this landmark birthday the iconic label that is Island records have laid on a series of concerts (one per night) at London's 02 Shepherds Bush Empire coming complete with stunning line-up...

From Tuesday the 26th of May 'Island Life' 6 days of concert heaven takes place. Full details of this week of not to be missed gigs feature below... Included in these celibrations are the likes of Amy Winehouse, Grace Jones, Aswad (with Brinsley Forde, Drummie Zeb and Tony Gad), Sly & Robbie and The Compass Point All Stars, Baaba Maal, VV Brown, Tinchy Stryder and the I-Threes (featuring Rita Marley, Marcia Griffiths and Erica Newell) to name just a few PHHHHEW!


26th May:
SLY & ROBBIE & THE COMPASS POINT ALLSTARS featuring GRACE JONES, ASWAD, THE I-THREES, TINCHY STRYDER, VV BROWN;

27th May:
THE FRATELLIS; STEEL PULSE; BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB;

28th May:
CAT STEVENS/YUSUF; BAABA MAAL

29th May:
PAUL WELLER; SPOOKY TOOTH; ERNEST RANGLIN

30th May:
KEANE; TOM TOM CLUB; LADYHAWKE

31st May:
AMY WINEHOUSE; TOOTS & THE MAYTALS; I BLAME COCO
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