reggae

Monday
31 August
18:00

Arguably the most popular act to emerge from Adrian Sherwood’s highly respected On-U Sound Records, African Head Charge created a series of critically acclaimed albums dedicated to further experiments in their label boss, mentor, and producer’s patented style of psychedelic dub. African Head Charge was founded in 1980 by percussionist Bonjo I (full name: Bonjo Iyanbinghi Noah)…

dub
reggae
Sunday
18 October
19:00

Eek-a-Mouse (born Ripton Hylton November 19, 1957 in Kingston, Jamaica) is one of Jamaica’s premier reggae stars. He is responsible for the creation of the reggae sub-genre singjaying. Although now 50 years old, he is still reputed to perform more than 200 shows in a year in America and the West Indies. Born in Kingston, Jamaica as Ripton Hylton, Eek-a-Mouse began his foray into reggae music when he was in college, but did not begin to garner a substantial audience until 1979 with his hit “Once a Virgin”.

reggae
dub
Sunday
18 October
19:00

Eek-a-Mouse (born Ripton Hylton November 19, 1957 in Kingston, Jamaica) is one of Jamaica’s premier reggae stars. He is responsible for the creation of the reggae sub-genre singjaying. Although now 50 years old, he is still reputed to perform more than 200 shows in a year in America and the West Indies. Born in Kingston, Jamaica as Ripton Hylton, Eek-a-Mouse began his foray into reggae music when he was in college, but did not begin to garner a substantial audience until 1979 with his hit “Once a Virgin”.

reggae
dub
Wednesday
3 February
19:00

The Gladiators were a Jamaican reggae band formed in 1967 in Kingston by four friends from the same neighborhood: Albert Griffiths, Clinton Fearon, Errol Grandison, and David Webber.In 1968, Griffiths and Webber joined forces with Errol Grandison, to form the Gladiators. The band soon topped the Jamaican charts with “Hello Carol” in late 1968. However not long after their first chart success David Webber started to show signs of serious mental illness. The decline in Webber’s mental health meant that he was eventually replaced in the band by Clinton Fearon.

reggae
Wednesday
3 February
19:00

The Gladiators were a Jamaican reggae band formed in 1967 in Kingston by four friends from the same neighborhood: Albert Griffiths, Clinton Fearon, Errol Grandison, and David Webber.In 1968, Griffiths and Webber joined forces with Errol Grandison, to form the Gladiators. The band soon topped the Jamaican charts with “Hello Carol” in late 1968. However not long after their first chart success David Webber started to show signs of serious mental illness. The decline in Webber’s mental health meant that he was eventually replaced in the band by Clinton Fearon.

reggae
Monday
15 February
19:00

Eek-a-Mouse (born Ripton Hylton November 19, 1957 in Kingston, Jamaica) is one of Jamaica’s premier reggae stars. He is responsible for the creation of the reggae sub-genre singjaying. Although now 50 years old, he is still reputed to perform more than 200 shows in a year in America and the West Indies. Eek-a-Mouse is a regular at the Jamaican music festival Reggae Sunsplash and often teams up with reggae duo Michigan and Smiley. He has also been featured on Christian rock group P.O.D.’s (Payable on Death) album Satellite, lending his vocals to the rock-reggae track “Ridiculous”.

reggae
dub
Tuesday
27 April
18:00

U Roy AKA Ewart Beckford, Hugh Roy. Born in 1942, Kingston, Jamaica, West Indies.Began as a sound system DJ in 1961, spinning records for the Doctor Dickies set, later known as Dickies Dynamic, in such well-known Jamaican venues as Victoria Pier, Foresters Hall and Emmett Park. His inspiration was the DJ Winston Count Machuki, who worked for Coxsone Dodd and subsequently on Prince Buster’s Voice Of The People sound system.

reggae
dub
Tuesday
27 April
18:00

U-Roy (born Ewart Beckford September 21, 1942) is a Jamaican musician also known as The Originator and Hugh Roy. He was born in Jones Town, Jamaica.U-Roy’s musical career began in 1961 when he began DJing at various sound systems, eventually working with King Tubby. Tubby was then experimenting with his equipment, in the process of inventing dub music. With U-Roy as his most prominent DJ, King Tubby’s new sound became extraordinarily popular and U-Roy became a Jamaican celebrity.

reggae
dub
Monday
6 September
18:00

The Skatalites are a Jamaican music group that played a major role in popularising ska, the first truly Jamaican music created by fusing boogie-woogie blues, rhythm and blues, jazz, mento, calypso, and African rhythms. They recorded many of their best known songs, including Guns Of Navarone, in the period between 1964 and 1965, as well as played on records by Prince Buster and many other Jamaican artists.

reggae
Tuesday
7 December
19:00

“King” Yellowman as he is known, is one of the most popular reggae artists to have come from Jamaica. Born as Winston Foster in 1959, in Kingston, Jamaica, he was also an alumnus of the Alpha Boy’s school where many reggae artists and musicians got their early musical training. Yellowman, nicknamed for his albino appearance, got his start in the late 1970’s as a young DJ (toaster or rapper).

reggae
Tuesday
7 December
19:00

“King” Yellowman as he is known, is one of the most popular reggae artists to have come from Jamaica. Born as Winston Foster in 1959, in Kingston, Jamaica, he was also an alumnus of the Alpha Boy’s school where many reggae artists and musicians got their early musical training. Yellowman, nicknamed for his albino appearance, got his start in the late 1970’s as a young DJ (toaster or rapper).

reggae
Saturday
9 April
18:00

Laurel Aitken (April 22, 1927-July 17, 2005) became famous as one of the originators of jamaican ska music in the late 1950s. Aitken was born as Lorenzo Aitken in cuba, and is the brother of singer Bobby Aitken. He moved to England in the 1960s, and had a loyal following among Skinheads and other ska fans. He had massive hits in the 1950s through 1970s, while recording for Blue Beat Records, Pama Records and Trojan Records. He recorded one of the earliest ska records, the double A-sided Boogie In My Bones / Little Sheila (1958).

reggae
Saturday
9 April
18:00

Laurel Aitken (April 22, 1927-July 17, 2005) became famous as one of the originators of jamaican ska music in the late 1950s. Aitken was born as Lorenzo Aitken in cuba, and is the brother of singer Bobby Aitken. He moved to England in the 1960s, and had a loyal following among Skinheads and other ska fans. He had massive hits in the 1950s through 1970s, while recording for Blue Beat Records, Pama Records and Trojan Records. He recorded one of the earliest ska records, the double A-sided Boogie In My Bones / Little Sheila (1958).

reggae
Monday
10 October
19:00

Arguably the most popular act to emerge from Adrian Sherwood’s highly respected On-U Sound Records, African Head Charge created a series of critically acclaimed albums dedicated to further experiments in their label boss, mentor, and producer’s patented style of psychedelic dub. African Head Charge was founded in 1980 by percussionist Bonjo I (full name: Bonjo Iyanbinghi Noah).

dub
reggae
Wednesday
30 November
19:00

Synonymous w/ Michael Franti (also see Michael Franti & Spearhead). His earlier projects include The Beatnigs & The Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, which had more of an experimental/industrial sound. Spearhead then joined with Michael Franti; the young rapper who composed half of the Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy. The group separated after releasing their album Hypocracy is the Greatest Luxury (1992). The group then released two albums under the Spearhead name; Home (1994) and Chocolate Supa Highway (1997).

hip hop
reggae
Thursday
13 April
18:00

Dub War was a four piece metal band from Newport, South Wales, UK. Formed in 1993, the band offered an innovative mix of metal, punk, and ragga, inheriting the punk-reggae legacy of The Clash and Bad Brains. Their lyrics were thoughtful and idealistic drawing comparisons with the former, though musically they were closer to the hard rock sound of the latter. Fans consider the band to have been pioneers of a new genre, 'ragga metal'.They released only two albums, via the metal label Earache Records. They were 1995s Pain and Wrong Side of Beautiful the following year.

reggae
metal
Thursday
13 April
18:00

Dub War was a four piece metal band from Newport, South Wales, UK. Formed in 1993, the band offered an innovative mix of metal, punk, and ragga, inheriting the punk-reggae legacy of The Clash and Bad Brains. Their lyrics were thoughtful and idealistic drawing comparisons with the former, though musically they were closer to the hard rock sound of the latter. Fans consider the band to have been pioneers of a new genre, 'ragga metal'.They released only two albums, via the metal label Earache Records. They were 1995s Pain and Wrong Side of Beautiful the following year.

reggae
metal
Monday
6 May
18:00

Third World is a Jamaican reggae group consisting of William ‘Bunny Rugs’ Clark (vocals), Steven ‘Cat’ Coore (guitar, cello, harmonica, vocals), Richard ‘Richie’ Daley (bass, vocals), Herbert Harris (Keyboard), and Tony Williams (drummer).They were formed in 1973 and are still releasing records today. Their lineup has changed over the years, as has their musical style, although it has not strayed too far from the “roots reggae” style that they are generally categorized as.

reggae
dub
Tuesday
20 May
18:00

Black Uhuru is a Jamaican reggae band probably best known for their hits “Shine Eye Gal”, “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” “Sinsemilla,” “Solidarity,” and “What Is Life?”. They were the first group to win a Grammy in the reggae category when it was introduced in 1985. They originally formed as ‘Black Sounds Uhuru’ (the Kiswahili word for freedom).

reggae
dub
Tuesday
20 May
18:00

Black Uhuru is a Jamaican reggae band probably best known for their hits “Shine Eye Gal”, “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner,” “Sinsemilla,” “Solidarity,” and “What Is Life?”. They were the first group to win a Grammy in the reggae category when it was introduced in 1985. They originally formed as ‘Black Sounds Uhuru’ (the Kiswahili word for freedom).

reggae
dub
Saturday
30 January
19:00

Born in the Western Kingston ghetto of Waterhouse, Jamaica on July 11, 1957 Michael Rose was introduced to music by his brothers, who used to sing around the house. Blessed with a powerful voice he joined a band, doing local talent shows as well as entertaining tourists in the north coast hotels of Jamaica. Returning to Kingston in 1975, Niney the Observer first spotted the potential of Michael Rose and produced first recordings like “Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner” and “Clap The Barber” to name a few.

reggae
dub
Tuesday
20 April
18:00

The Gladiators were a Jamaican reggae band formed in 1967 in Kingston by four friends from the same neighborhood: Albert Griffiths, Clinton Fearon, Errol Grandison, and David Webber.In 1968, Griffiths and Webber joined forces with Errol Grandison, to form the Gladiators. The band soon topped the Jamaican charts with “Hello Carol” in late 1968. However not long after their first chart success David Webber started to show signs of serious mental illness. The decline in Webber’s mental health meant that he was eventually replaced in the band by Clinton Fearon.

reggae
Monday
10 May
18:00

Aisha Kandisha`s Jarring Effects, was formed in Marrakech in 1987 by Abdou El Shaheed, Habib El Malak and Pat Jabbar, to develop a Shabee (Popular Moroccan music) dance crossover, influenced by diverse elements such as Gnawa, Reggae, Ragga, HipHop, Ambient, Trance, House, and experimental noises.

dub
reggae
Sunday
27 February
19:00

One of New York’s most notable ska bands, the Slackers formed in Brooklyn in 1991 and have played the world over many times since. Their first release was an eponymous self-released album, distributed by Moon Records in 1993 on cassette. Their first real debut is “Better Late Than Never” on moon ska records. Coming out in 1996, this album saw a movement to more traditional ska music, as opposed to their earlier two-tone and garage influences. It was produced by Victor Rice, a noted ska/reggae producer, who also played bass for them at one point.

reggae
Sunday
27 February
19:00

One of New York’s most notable ska bands, the Slackers formed in Brooklyn in 1991 and have played the world over many times since. Their first release was an eponymous self-released album, distributed by Moon Records in 1993 on cassette. Their first real debut is “Better Late Than Never” on moon ska records. Coming out in 1996, this album saw a movement to more traditional ska music, as opposed to their earlier two-tone and garage influences. It was produced by Victor Rice, a noted ska/reggae producer, who also played bass for them at one point.

reggae
Tuesday
31 October
19:00

Lucky Dube was a South African reggae musician from Johannesburg (died October 18, 2007). Lucky’s “Together as One” was the first song by a black artist to be played on a white radio station in South Africa. His two most popular albums, Prisoner and Slave, are among the most renowned and best-selling in South Africa’s history. One of Lucky’s favourite singers was the late Peter Tosh.

reggae
Tuesday
31 October
19:00

Lucky Dube (born August 3, 1964, died October 18, 2007) was a South African reggae musician from Johannesburg. He was named Lucky because when he was born in poor health, and the doctors thought he would die. But he survived, so was named Lucky. In his youth, Lucky lived with many different family members, singing in bars and in church. He eventually formed a band with some friends, but they could not afford to purchase instruments. Eventually, Lucky wrote a play which he and his bandmates performed, earning enough money to buy a guitar.

reggae
Thursday
2 November
19:00

-“King” Yellowman as he is known, is one of the most popular reggae artists to have come from Jamaica. Born as Winston Foster in 1959, in Kingston, Jamaica, he was also an alumnus of the Alpha Boy’s school where many reggae artists and musicians got their early musical training. Yellowman, nicknamed for his albino appearance, got his start in the late 1970’s as a young DJ (toaster or rapper).

reggae
ragga
Tuesday
7 November
19:00

The Gladiators were a Jamaican reggae band formed in 1967 in Kingston by four friends from the same neighborhood: Albert Griffiths, Clinton Fearon, Errol Grandison, and David Webber.In the 1970’s the Gladiators were having success with hits, including “Freedom Train”, “Rock a Man Soul,” and “The Race”.

reggae
Thursday
4 January
19:00

Max Romeo is a reggae and roots reggae recording artist who has achieved chart success in his home country, and in the UK. The singer who put the rude in rude boy. Max Romeo was responsible for launching an entirely new sub-genre of reggae, whose overtly suggestive lyrics caused an outcry but took a massive hold of the music scene regardless. Yet innuendo was the least of the singer’s stylings, previous to the release of his infamous “Wet Dream,” Romeo had garnered a string of sweet hits with the vocal trio the Emotions.

reggae
dub
Thursday
4 January
19:00

-Max Romeo (born Maxwell Livingston Smith, 22 November 1947, St. D’Acre, St. Ann, Jamaica), is a reggae and roots reggae recording artist who has achieved chart success in his home country, and in the UK. The singer who put the rude in rude boy, Max Romeo was responsible for launching an entirely new sub-genre of reggae, whose overtly suggestive lyrics caused an outcry but took a massive hold of the music scene regardless.

reggae
dub
Friday
23 March
19:00

Love Grocer is a musical collaboration centred around the songwriting duo of Chris Petter (trombone, keyboards & bass) and David Fullwood (trumpet & guitar) who, as the main players in the Crispy Horns brass section, have featured on a myriad of releases, working both live and in the studio with countless artists and producers over the past eight years. Recent credits include Mad Professor, Morcheeba, Steel Pulse, The Bluetones, Horace Andy, Zion Train and Dreadzone.Bass Culture are producers M. Buggin and S.

dub
reggae
Tuesday
17 April
18:00
Canceled

During the middle of the 1970s Johnny Clarke stood at a Crossroads of Jamaican music, and was the point about which Reggae music turned during the “Golden Era” of ’70s Roots Reggae. Briefly there was no more popular act than he in Jamaica, and this in a country where popularity is exceptionally hard won.He was nominated best vocalist five times in his own country, an indication of the love Jamaicans have for his voice and music.

reggae
Saturday
21 April
18:00

Rohan Lee is a Rasta man coming out of Rockfort, one of the cradles of reggae music. A true born Rasta man, his authencity made obvious by the words he speaks, his actions and his music.Furthermore, he is a talented singer, songwriter, composer, musician and teacher. The likes of which has not been seen or heard throughout the reggae industry in Jamaica since the Great Bob Marley. Rohan Lee writes authentic and original reggae songs, roots and culture in the true sense of the word.

reggae
Tuesday
24 April
18:00

He catapulted to the top of the Jamaican charts in 1997 with the dancehall boomshots “Heads High” and “Nike Air”, his distinctive vocals fusing melodious singing with precision deejaying (rapping). Since then he has built an international fan base with hit singles like “Pull Up”, “Tamale” and “Hot Gal Today” but it is on his latest CD “Constant Spring” that Mr. Vegas’ spectacular sing-jay approach and cleverly crafted lyrics dazzle with the intensity of an evening in, well, Las Vegas.-Ward 21 are Jamaica’s one and only musical lunatics with a cause.

reggae
Tuesday
24 April
18:00

He catapulted to the top of the Jamaican charts in 1997 with the dancehall boomshots “Heads High” and “Nike Air”, his distinctive vocals fusing melodious singing with precision deejaying (rapping). Since then he has built an international fan base with hit singles like “Pull Up”, “Tamale” and “Hot Gal Today” but it is on his latest CD “Constant Spring” that Mr. Vegas’ spectacular sing-jay approach and cleverly crafted lyrics dazzle with the intensity of an evening in, well, Las Vegas.

reggae
Monday
21 May
18:00

Macka B is a British-born reggae artist, performer and activist with a career spanning almost 30 years in the United Kingdom and Jamaica. He is also a practicing Rastafarian. On leaving school, Macka B became a technical apprentice for Ever Ready GB Ltd, made redundant three years later due to the factory closure. In 1980 completed an engineering inspection course. Macka B has always been interested in music. At school, he played the violin, and also joined the school choir. Whilst at school, he became more interested in Reggae music, especially DJ’s, I-Roy, U-Roy, Prince Jazzbo.

reggae
ragga
Friday
1 June
18:00

Ijahman Levi was born Trevor Sutherland in Jamaica in 1946 and is a reggae musician. His first album, Haile I Hymn, was released on Island Records in 1978. He became Ijahman Levi after a religious conversion to the Rastafari movement in prison where he was between 1972 and 1974. It and the three following records preached Rastafari movement as well as Twelve Tribes of Israel doctrine.

reggae
Tuesday
4 September
18:00

Wallace Wilson AKA Red Rat was born January 17th into a musical family in tourist area of St. Anns Bay, Jamaica. Incredibly, his first performance was at the age of four, “My brothers used to play in the hotels. They called me onstage and I started singing a Michael Jackson song, yeah ‘ABC!’ The audience went wild and Red Rat was hooked.Red Rat’s recording debut “Can’t Live Without You” with his brother’s band brought him to the attention of Danny Browne the producer/musician CEO of Main Street Records

reggae
ragga
Tuesday
18 September
18:00

- One of New York’s most notable ska bands, the Slackers formed in Brooklyn in 1991 and have played the world over many times since. Their first release was an eponymous self-released album, distributed by Moon Records in 1993 on cassette. Their first real debut is “Better Late Than Never” on moon ska records. Coming out in 1996, this album saw a movement to more traditional ska music, as opposed to their earlier two-tone and garage influences. It was produced by Victor Rice, a noted ska/reggae producer, who also played bass for them at one point.

reggae
Thursday
1 November
19:00

Bush Chemists are Dougie ‘Conscious’ Wardrop & Chazbo. Dougie started making tunes with Centry in the late 80s, which led to the start of his label and studio Conscious Sounds. After Centry disbanded, Dougie set up his own studio and started producing or co-producing tunes under the names Bush Chemists (with Chazbo), East Meets West, Hydroponics and The Dub Specialists (with Love Grocer) as well as being the main mixing engineer for Jah Warrior.

dub
reggae
Electronica
Friday
23 November
19:00

Anthony B is the stage name of Keith Blair (born March 31, 1976), a Jamaican musician. Blair grew up in rural Clarks Town in the northwestern parish of Trelawny. His deeply religious family life (his mother was a Seventh-day Adventist and his grandmother a Revivalist) imbued him with a profound spirituality. During his youth, his favorite singers were reggae legends Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Bunny Wailer, musicians who strongly influenced his own style. Peter Tosh’s influence can definitely be heard in Anthony B’s vocal delivery and revolutionary stance.

reggae
ragga
Friday
23 November
19:00

Anthony B is the stage name of Keith Blair (born March 31, 1976), a Jamaican musician.Blair grew up in rural Clarks Town in the northwestern parish of Trelawny. His deeply religious family life (his mother was a Seventh-day Adventist and his grandmother a Revivalist) imbued him with a profound spirituality. During his youth, his favorite singers were reggae legends Bob Marley, Peter Tosh, and Bunny Wailer, musicians who strongly influenced his own style. Peter Tosh’s influence can definitely be heard in Anthony B’s vocal delivery and revolutionary stance.

reggae
ragga
Friday
30 November
19:00

Eek-a-Mouse (born Ripton Hylton November 19, 1957 in Kingston, Jamaica) is one of Jamaica’s premier reggae stars. He is responsible for the creation of the reggae sub-genre singjaying. Although now 50 years old, he is still reputed to perform more than 200 shows in a year in America and the West Indies. Eek-a-Mouse is a regular at the Jamaican music festival Reggae Sunsplash and often teams up with reggae duo Michigan and Smiley. He has also been featured on Christian rock group P.O.D.’s (Payable on Death) album Satellite, lending his vocals to the rock-reggae track “Ridiculous”.

reggae
dub
Sunday
9 December
19:00

Sugar Minott was a jamaican reggae singer, producer and sound-system operator known for his sweet roots dancehall style.Sugar Minott spent his youth hanging around the legendary “Studio 1” listening to the artists that recorded there, such as Alton Ellis, Ken Boothe, The Heptones, Dennis Brown and others.When recording at Studio 1, he chose not to use a backing band as in conventional recording, but elected to sing over instrumental versions of old Studio 1 classics.

reggae
Sunday
9 December
19:00

Sugar Minott (born Lincoln Barrington Minott, May 25, 1956 in Kingston, died Saturday July 10, 2010 in Kingston) was a jamaican reggae singer, producer and sound-system operator known for his sweet roots dancehall style.Sugar Minott spent his youth hanging around the legendary “Studio 1” listening to the artists that recorded there, such as Alton Ellis, Ken Boothe, The Heptones, Dennis Brown and others.

reggae
Wednesday
9 January
19:00

Bushman is also Dwight Duncan, who is a reggae artist.He was born in the lush picturesque hill top village of Spring Garden, St. Thomas, Jamaica. He was raised as a Rasta since the tender age of two. During his teenage years he became the selector for Black Star Line sound-system, then known as Junior Melody he took part in several singing competitions and talent searches in and around St. Thomas. Gaining a strong local fan base Junior Melody began to sing dub plates for local sound-systems such as Lees Unlimited, Mello Construction, King Majesty and others.

reggae
Wednesday
27 March
19:00

Junior Kelly (born as Keith Morgan September 23, 1970 in ST Thomas , Jamaica) is a reggae singer known for his commitment to the faith of the Rastafari movement and its Bobo Shanti mansion. This was a message of the hit song 'Rasta Should Be Deeper', from Soundism and their studio.

reggae
ragga
Wednesday
27 March
19:00

Tall, dreadlocked Junior Kelly is a devout Rastafarian on a serious musical mission which is manifested through the quality of his contemplative lyrics, the diversity of his substantial subject matter and his inspirational delivery. Born in Kingston 13, Junior was raised in nearby Spanish Town. Throughout his childhood, he was surrounded by music, his grandfather and father both played banjo, his mother sang in the Church and his oldest brother Jim was a popular Deejay with the Kilamanjaro Sound.

reggae
ragga
Thursday
4 April
18:00

Known as the Warlord, the Ghetto Gladiator, the Poor Peoples’ Governor, and the Five Star General, Bounty Killer is one of dancehall reggae’s most enduring artists and influences throughout the industry, known for his intricate, war-like lyrics, sound system dubplates, and stable of artists which has changed over the years but never lessened in popularity.

reggae
ragga
Tuesday
12 November
19:00

The Gladiators were a Jamaican reggae band formed in 1967 in Kingston by four friends from the same neighborhood: Albert Griffiths, Clinton Fearon, Errol Grandison, and David Webber.In the 1970’s the Gladiators were having success with hits, including “Freedom Train”, “Rock a Man Soul,” and “The Race”.

reggae
ragga
Saturday
30 November
19:00

Dub Syndicate is a dub band, formed by Style Scott, former drummer with the Roots Radics and Creation Rebel. Although the line-up has been very fluid, some members of the band have been semi-permanent, notably Bim Sherman (vocals), Deadly Headley (saxophone) and Dr. Pablo (melodica). Other notable reggae artists have appeared on the band’s albums, including Lee Scratch Perry and Skip MacDonald, U-Roy and (posthumously) Prince Far I.

dub
reggae
Thursday
19 December
19:00

IJahman Levi (born Trevor Sutherland in Christiana, Manchester, Jamaica) on June 21, 1946 is a reggae musician. His first album, Haile I Hymn, was released on Island Records in 1978. He became Ijahman Levi after a religious conversion to the Rastafari movement when he was in prison between 1972 and 1974. It and the three following records preached Rastafari movement as well as Twelve Tribes of Israel doctrine.-Tiwony is an awesome reminder of just how the music is supposed to sound, ranking well alongside his Jamaican peers in terms of class and abilities.

reggae
ragga
Wednesday
5 February
19:00

- Manley Augustus Buchanan (born April 19, 1949, Trenchtown, Kingston, Jamaica), better known as Big Youth (sometimes called Jah Youth), is a Jamaican DJ, mostly known for his work during the 1970s. Influenced by U-Roy, he started singing with Lord Tippertone’s sound system in 1970. His first LP Chi Chi Run was produced by Prince Buster in 1971. The name of the band Sonic Youth is in part a tribute to Big Youth.-Mighty Diamonds are a Jamaican trio who had major success during the 70’s at the ‘Channel One’ studio and record label at Maxfield Avenue, Jamaica.

reggae
dub
Thursday
6 March
19:00

(a.k.a Touch Of Klass). Straight from Jamaica, T.O.K has emerged as dancehall’s hottest foursome. The band, made up of Alex, Flexx, Bay-C and Craigy T, have shown their true strength with their sophomore VP Records set.With singles such as “Gal You Ah Lead”, T.O.K has become a crossover hit.-Wallace Wilson AKA Red Rat was born January 17th into a musical family in tourist area of St. Anns Bay, Jamaica.

reggae
ragga
Friday
21 March
19:00

-Lee “Scratch” Perry (born Rainford Hugh Perry, on 20th March 1936, in Kendal, Jamaica) is one of the most influential people in the development of reggae and dub music in Jamaica.-Mad Professor has worked with a huge number of reggae artists both from the UK and Jamaica. These include Jah Shaka, Pato Banton, Johnny Clarke, Lee Perry and Horace Andy. His musical styles have included roots reggae, dub, and lovers rock. Mad Professor is perhaps best known for his dub albums, which include 12 installments of the Dub Me Crazy series and 5 albums under the Black Liberation Dub banner.

reggae
dub
Monday
21 April
18:00

A wise man once said that a prophet is not without honour save in his own country and so it has been with Capleton. While the veteran DJ’s words and works long ago earned him the title of “The Prophet”, the respect and honor that should rightfully be his have been a long time coming. “Anytime you try to uplift righteousness and upliftment of the people them, then you ah go get a fight”, says the hottest entertainer in the worldwide reggae fraternity. His lyrics are deep, precise, and thoughtful. His stage shows are nothing less than dynamic, explosive performances.

reggae
ragga
Wednesday
23 April
18:00

Eek-a-Mouse (born Ripton Hylton November 19, 1957 in Kingston, Jamaica) is one of Jamaica’s premier reggae stars. He is responsible for the creation of the reggae sub-genre singjaying. Although now 50 years old, he is still reputed to perform more than 200 shows in a year in America and the West Indies.Born in Kingston, Jamaica as Ripton Hylton, Eek-a-Mouse began his foray into reggae music when he was in college, but did not begin to garner a substantial audience until 1979 with his hit “Once a Virgin”.

reggae
ragga
Sunday
11 May
18:00

THE SLACKERS' hail from New York city and mixes ska, rocksteady, reggae, dub, soul, garage rock, and jazz. Smashing the stereotypes of "ska" as happy, uptemp, and shallow music, the Slackers play with an aggressive edge and their songs veer in themes from the personal to the political. They can out jam any hippie band and outwrite most singer songwriters.

reggae
Sunday
7 September
18:00

Lady Saw (born Marion Hall on 12 July 1972) is a Jamaican reggae singer, known as “the First Lady of Dancehall”. She is the first female deejay to win a Grammy Award and to be certified a triple -platinum artist. She is also the first woman to headline dancehall shows outside her native Jamaica.

ragga
reggae
Friday
3 October
18:00

-The Abyssinians are roots reggae group from Jamaica, famous for their close harmonies and promotion of the Rastafari movement in their lyrics.The vocal trio was originally formed in 1969 by Bernard Collins, Donald Manning and Linford Manning-Like a bolt of lightning from the sky, Rasta messenger Warrior King has burst upon the scene, utilizing his gift of song to spread Jah truth throughout the land.Warrior King was born on the 27th of July, 1979, in Kingston.Like many successful Jamaican entertainers, Warrior King gained his earliest stage experience in talent shows.Today Warrior King is

reggae
dub
Tuesday
21 October
18:00

-General Degree was Born in Manchester (Jamaica) on April 28. Degree often had to hide as a child from his strict christian parents in order to get a taste of what was happening on the airwaves. It was only a few years later in his early 20’s, that Degree was hitting those same airwaves with his brilliant imitation of a grandmother in his first number one hit ‘Granny’- his first recording for Main Street producer Danny Browne.

ragga
reggae
Saturday
8 November
19:00

Misty in Roots began life as a Southall based British roots reggae band in the early 1970s. Their first album was Live at the Counter Eurovision, a record full of Biblical Rastafarian songs. This powerful, atmospheric live album is a minor classic and was championed by radio DJ John Peel, helping to bring roots reggae to a white audience. At this early stage the band was a collective with five lead singers and various musicians, though by the time of the second album the band, which continues today, had slimmed down to just three members.

reggae
Wednesday
11 February
19:00

The Jamaica All Stars are godfathers of Jamaican roots. A skilfully blended supergroup of the grand masters of Jamaican styles, including the original Skatalites trumpetist Johnny Moore, the legendary singer and drummer Noel “Scully” Simms, and Sparrow Martin, formerly the musical director of Kingston’s Alpha Boy School, a breeding point for several generation of ska and reggae artists. The youthful Jamaican grandfathers raise a hurricane of Caribbean styles: calypso, ska, rocksteady, reggae are delivered with 140 proof authenticity.

jazz
reggae
Wednesday
11 February
19:00

In 1991, inspired by the rhythms of traditional Jamaican music and the largely improvisational nature of jazz, original Jazz Warrior, and veteran jazz double bassist, Gary Crosby turned a musical concept into a joyful reality.Gary’s concept was to create a quintessential fusion of mento, ska, reggae and jazz, playing classic and modern jazz standards alongside Jamaican folksongs. To achieve this, he gathered together a group of musicians drawn from the jazz and reggae circuits, each of whom is a distinguished musician in his own right.

jazz
reggae
Sunday
22 February
19:00

Desmond Dekker was a Jamaican ska and reggae singer and songwriter. Together with his backing group, The Aces (consisting of Wilson James and Easton Barrington Howard), he had the first international Jamaican hit, Israelites. Other hits include 007 (Shanty Town) (1967) and It Mek (1968). Before the ascent of Bob Marley, Dekker was the best-known Jamaican musician outside of his country, and one of the most popular within it.

reggae
Saturday
28 February
19:00

Freddie McGregor was born on June 27, 1956 in Clarendon, Jamaica. He is a singer, musician and producer.McGregor’s career began at the age of seven. In 1963 he joined with Ernest Wilson and Peter Austin to form The Clarendonians, and began to record for the legendary Studio One label. Freddie worked with producer Niney the Observer during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

reggae
Wednesday
24 March
19:00

Wayne Wonder is a Jamaican dancehall and rnb artist. His new album Foreva boasts collaborations with world renowned dancehall producers Don Corleone and Tony Kelly (Sean Paul, Elephant Man). It includes the singles Again and For My Love. While other dancehall artists are known for their rapping style, Wayne Wonder’s claim to fame is his unparalleled, velvety smooth singing voice.

reggae
ragga
Sunday
16 May
18:00

Tall, dreadlocked Junior Kelly is a devout Rastafarian on a serious musical mission which is manifested through the quality of his contemplative lyrics, the diversity of his substantial subject matter and his inspirational delivery. Born in Kingston 13, Junior was raised in nearby Spanish Town. Throughout his childhood, he was surrounded by music, his grandfather and father both played banjo, his mother sang in the Church and his oldest brother Jim was a popular Deejay with the Kilamanjaro Sound

reggae
Wednesday
19 May
18:00
reggae
Sunday
23 May
18:00

Gentleman is a Reggae musician of German descent.His career began with the collaboration of the band Freundeskreis which produced the song “Tabula Rasa.” After beginning his career as a Deejay his music oriented itself on the classic form of the reggae genre, like that of Bob Marley. He sings mainly in English or rather Patois (Jamaican-Creole). With songs like “Send A Prayer” Gentleman expresses his deep belief in God, whereby he adheres to no religion. His album Confidence climbed to number 1 on the German album charts in 2004.

reggae
ragga
Friday
28 May
18:00

Lucky Dube (born August 3, 1964, died October 18, 2007) was a South African reggae musician from Johannesburg. He was named Lucky because when he was born in poor health, and the doctors thought he would die. But he survived, so was named Lucky. In his youth, Lucky lived with many different family members, singing in bars and in church. He eventually formed a band with some friends, but they could not afford to purchase instruments. Eventually, Lucky wrote a play which he and his bandmates performed, earning enough money to buy a guitar.

reggae
Wednesday
2 June
18:00

Dub Incorporation is a reggae band from Saint-Étienne, France together since 1997. They combine a range of styles, including dancehall, dub, ska and even rap. Their music is also influenced by African and Arab music with their songs being sung in a mixture of French, English, Arabic and Kabyle.

reggae
Wednesday
13 October
18:00

The Gladiators (originally started by Albert Griffiths & David Webber) have been masters of the reggae arena for the past 30 years. After the rise and fall of many reggae artists and bands, they have proven on stage and in the studio to be one of the most influential roots, rock reggae groups to date.

reggae
Wednesday
27 October
18:00

Horace Andy is a legendary roots reggae singer, notable for such tracks as PlayGovernment Land, PlayYou Are My Angel and PlaySkylarking.Born Horace Hinds on 19 February 1951 in Kingston, Jamaica, he made his earliest recordings in the late 1960s. Known for his distinctive falsetto vocal style, he sung on many classic production for reggae producers, including Phil Pratt, King Tubby and Prince Jammy. He is a devout Rastafari and, like many reggae singers, much of his material deals with themes of religion and social justice.

reggae
Wednesday
27 October
18:00

Born Horace Hinds on 19 February 1951 in Kingston, Jamaica, he made his earliest recordings in the late 1960s. Known for his distinctive falsetto vocal style, he sung on many classic production for reggae producers, including Phil Pratt, King Tubby and Prince Jammy. He is a devout Rastafari and, like many reggae singers, much of his material deals with themes of religion and social justice.

reggae
Thursday
4 November
19:00

Pierpoljak, a French reggae star who has become known as the White Rasta, has not always espoused Rastafarism. Far from it, in fact. The singer has followed a fairly tortuous path to fame, with many ups and downs in his personal life, before achieving his current success.Pierre gradually came to discover reggae through his Jamaican-born neighbours, listening to the likes of Desmond Dekker and Toots and the Maytals. This proved to be a big musical revelation for him.

reggae
Wednesday
10 November
19:00

Luciano, real name Jepther McClymont, is a true superstar in the reggae business. Luciano combines his love of God and beaty into a soulful, spiritual blend of rock and R&B-tinged reggae combined with wonderful thoughtful lyrics. He has collaborated with a wide array of today's global music and reggae artists, from Baaba Maal to Isreeal's King, Anthony B, Buju Banton and Sizzla.

reggae
Sunday
5 December
19:00

Lee “Scratch” Perry (born Rainford Hugh Perry, on 20th March 1936, in Kendal, Jamaica) is one of the most influential people in the development of reggae and dub music in Jamaica.

reggae
Thursday
20 January
19:00

Ward 21 are Jamaica’s one and only musical lunatics with a cause. The madly talented quartet of DJs/songwriters/producers have been released from the music laboratory to unleash the most progressive dancehall. Incidentally their name, Ward 21, is the official name of the Psychiatric Ward at the University College Hospital in Kingston. Currently, their productions include work with the new rising female stars of the Jamaican scene, like Tifa, and many european producers who have taken a liking to their digital dancehall sound.

reggae
ragga
Saturday
29 January
19:00

Sanstilloh was formed in 2003 in Leuven and plays a mixture of reggae, ragga, punk, latin, rock... The 13-headed band consists of a group of friends who love good vibes and just playing together to get you on the dance-floor. The whole set consist of strong own songs, a blend of different instruments and styles witch gives Sanstilloh his unique sound. Sanstilloh has released one demo-album, including the local hit ‘Au Secours’, and is working on his first full album for the moment.

reggae
Friday
4 February
19:00

The Jamaica All Stars are godfathers of Jamaican roots. A skilfully blended supergroup of the grand masters of Jamaican styles, including the original Skatalites trumpetist Johnny Moore, the legendary singer and drummer Noel “Scully” Simms, and Sparrow Martin, formerly the musical director of Kingston’s Alpha Boy School, a breeding point for several generation of ska and reggae artists. The youthful Jamaican grandfathers raise a hurricane of Caribbean styles: calypso, ska, rocksteady, reggae are delivered with 140 proof authenticity.

reggae
Wednesday
13 April
18:00

The longest, hardest, and most consistently working artist in the history of the Jamaican Music Industry is the Empress of Reggae music, the most Honorable Marcia Griffiths, OD, first Lady of Songs, Female Vocalist Supreme.In a career spanning 40 years to date and still going strong, she hits high points internationally as a soloist and as a duo with Bob Andy, as Bob and Marcia. She has toured the world as a member of the I-threes with Bob Marley and the Wailers.

reggae
Friday
6 May
18:00

Thabazzco is a West-Flamisch ragga hip hop band based in Ieper. Founded in the summer of 2000. They build out a live reputation on several festivals, events and parties all over belgium. Bringing the vibes in the local patois “West- Vlams”. The Ipers Finest combination of Sir Feetha, Tox, aldi en manifest brings a flavoured vibe from reggae to hip hop to dancehall. Contact us for bookings.

reggae
Saturday
1 October
18:00
reggae
Tuesday
22 November
19:00

Culture was a Jamaican roots reggae group founded in 1976. Originally they were known as the African Disciples. The members of the trio were Joseph Hill (lead vocals), Albert Walker (backing vocals) and Kenneth Dayes (backing vocals).Shortly after Culture came together, they began working with the “Mighty Two” – producer Joe Gibbs and engineer Errol Thompson. While at Gibbs’ studio, they recorded a series of powerful singles, many of which ended up on their debut album ‘Two Sevens Clash’.

reggae
Thursday
8 December
19:00

Elephant Man (born September 11, 1976 as O’Neil Bryant in Kingston, Jamaica, also known as The Energy God) is one of the most colorful characters on the dancehall scene.His stagename stemmed from his large ears, which led to the nickname Dumbo in his youth. “Ele” started out his musical career as a member of the Scare Dem Crew, later continuing as a solo artist. He was later characterized for several trademarks, such as his yellow-orange hair, his unique low-key voice, or his stage performance, which included excessive jumping and running, or even climbing on stage props and monitors.

ragga
reggae
Wednesday
22 March
19:00

The harmonizing deejay has scored hits in the roots and dancehall genres as a solo artist and on duets (with sultry songstress Sasha). His vocal delivery is both passionate and raw as he easily moves from conscious tune to love song. Turbulence has won fans and positive press through well crafted live performances. (spending much of the last two years touring with Sizzla).Displaying a wide range of musical influences and exciting musical approach, Notorious – The Album promises to break Turbulence onto a new level of recognition.

reggae
Friday
28 April
18:00

With a career spanning over 10 years that has catapulted him into a world renowned artiste, DJ Chuck Fenda is now taking his career to a higher level establishing his own recording, management and booking label to deal with his own affairs as well as exposing new talent to the world.Chuck Fenda was born Leshorn Whitehead on June 15, in Brooklyn New York . He always had a special love for music, making a hobby of impersonating some of his favorite entertainers as a youngster. It didn't take him long to decide to pursue his dream in the music business.

reggae
Wednesday
3 May
18:00

Ken Boothe’s recording career began with the legendary West Indian record producer Clement “Coxsone” Dodd. Rather strangely, Boothe started by recording a version of Sandie Shaw’s “Puppet on a String” in 1967. Later the same year, Boothe and Alton Ellis had a successful U.K. tour with the group The Soul Vendors.Then suddenly, under new direction from record producer Lloyd Chalmers, “Everything I Own” was Number One in the UK in 1974.

reggae
Wednesday
24 May
18:00

Bandabardò was formed on March 8th 1993. The leader and singer of the band, Enrico “Erriquez” Greppi met Alessandro “Finaz” Finazzo who, at that time, played the electric guitar. Greppi then convinced him to start playing the acoustic guitar. The idea was that the songs had to be simple, full of vitality, like when you are among your friends around a bonfire.

reggae
Wednesday
24 May
18:00

Bandabardò was formed on March 8th 1993. The leader and singer of the band, Enrico “Erriquez” Greppi met Alessandro “Finaz” Finazzo who, at that time, played the electric guitar. Greppi then convinced him to start playing the acoustic guitar.The idea was that the songs had to be simple, full of vitality, like when you are among your friends around a bonfire (“falò” in italian, is a massive part of Italian folklore culture).

reggae
Wednesday
7 February
19:00

Omar Perry has been on a mission doing the work of Rastafar I through the mystical vibes of reggae music to up lift every soul with love and respect to one and all as we are living in a perilous time. Born in Jamaica, lived in london and africa (gambia) and now blazing the fire in Belgium.Born in Manchester, Jamaica, reggae singer Jah Mason made his debut in 1991 with the single “Selassie I Call We.” Recorded for Junior Reid’s record label, the single appeared under the name Perry Mason, a nickname Mason had picked up during his childhood due to his ability to settle arguments.

reggae
Monday
5 March
19:00

Groundation is a Fusion-Reggae band based in Sonoma County, California. It was established in 1998 by Harrison Stafford, Ryan Newman and Marcus Urani upon their meeting at the Jazz program at Sonoma State University. Groundation’s music incorporates the lyrical struggle of Roots Reggae, the progressive musicianship of Funk/Jazz fusion, and other-worldly transcendental Dub.

reggae
Saturday
10 March
19:00

Tanya Stephens (July 2, 1973) born Kingston, Jamaica, is a one of the most influential female Jamaican reggae artists that emerged in the late 1990s. Stephens is most known for her hit “Yuh Nuh Ready fi Dis Yet.” The single was later featured on the Reggae Gold 1997 compilation album.

reggae
Thursday
10 May
18:00

Richie Spice (born Richell Bonner on September 8, 1971 in St. Andrew, Jamaica) is a Jamaican reggae artist. He hails from one of the islands most renowned family of artists. The Bonner brothers consist of Richie Spice, Pliers from Chaka Demus and Pliers, Spanner Banner and dancehall DJ Snatcher Dog.

reggae
Thursday
24 May
18:00

Jamaican reggae music is one of the best-known genres of music around the world, uniting people of all countries, all races, and all religions with a sound that is dedicated to searching for the answers to life, to conflict, to humanity, to the world, to love. There are few artists in this music genre today that are creating the epitome of this artistic insight, professing subjects that are so often glazed over by mainstream music. Hailing from Washington D.C. – reggae band SOJA is on the forefront of this revolution, telling the roots story, but from the other side: America.

reggae
Friday
1 June
18:00

Soundsystem Rafic Sound + Double O & The Uprising + SAMS + General Mathias & The Movement + Jampara & The Batalion

reggae
Friday
1 June
18:00

Natural Mystic Soundsystem + Jupiter Diop & Massive 5 + Double O & the Uprising + General Matias & the Movement + Jampara & the Batalion

reggae
Saturday
27 October
18:00

Cocoa Tea (Calvin Scott) born in Rocky Point, Clarendon was one of many vocalists who emerged from the dancehall ‘explosion’ of the early 80’s in Jamaica. His honeyed voice brought him a healthy following with a marvellous vitality and purity of vocal tone. He has recorded with most of the top producers on the island at one time or another and his body of work includes; ‘Lost Me Sonia’, ‘Rocking Dolly’, ‘Good Life’, ‘Heathen’ and countless others worth checking out.

reggae
Thursday
21 February
19:00

Kisean Jamal Anderson (born February 3, 1990 in Kingston, Jamaica), better known by his stage name Sean Kingston, is a Jamaican-American reggae fusion singer and rapper. He released his debut single, Beautiful Girls, in May 2007 and it managed to rise to number one on the Billboard Hot 100 and stayed there for three weeks. He released his self-titled debut album in June 2007, and then his sophomore studio album, Tomorrow, was released in September of 2009.

reggae
Wednesday
27 February
19:00

Collie Buddz (born Colin Harper, 1982 in New Orleans, Louisiana) is a reggae/dancehall artist who grew up in Bermuda. Collie Buddz openly represents “Bermy” in his music and has an innovative style that has been compared to Gentleman and Sean Paul.

reggae
Wednesday
23 April
18:00

Dub Incorporation is a French Reggae band which was founded in 1997. They sing their songs in French and partially in Arabic. The band comes from St. Etienne/France. There they started their career, but in the meantime they are further sucessfull in, for example, Germany.Dub Incorporation has published 5 disks: Their first disk (Dub incorporation 1,1) was published in April 2000, the second (Version 1.2) followed in June 2001.

reggae
Tuesday
25 November
19:00

Probably the UK’s most highly-regarded roots reggae outfit, Steel Pulse originally formed at Handsworth Wood Boys School, Birmingham, and comprised David Hinds (lead vocals, guitar), Basil Gabbidon (lead guitar, vocals) and Ronnie McQueen (bass).However, it is Hinds who, as songwriter, has always been the engine behind Steel Pulse, from their early days establishing themselves in the Birmingham club scene onwards.

reggae
dub
Saturday
24 January
19:00

Sud Sound System is a dancehall reggae sound system from Salento, Italy. The group combines Jamaican rhythms and local culture, like Salentin dialect in their lyrics and dance moves from pizzica and tarantella. They are pioneers of Italian ragga music, a branch of reggae. Although the group is popular throughout Italy, they have become well-known for their lyrics—always in dialect—about social, political, and economic issues in Southern Italy.

reggae
Thursday
9 April
18:00

U-Roy’s musical career began in 1961 when he began DJing at various sound systems, eventually working with King Tubby. Tubby was then experimenting with his equipment, in the process of inventing dub music. With U-Roy as his most prominent DJ, King Tubby’s new sound became extraordinarily popular and U-Roy became a Jamaican celebrity.Pablo Moses (born Pablo Henry) is a roots reggae vocalist. Pablo has released a number of records over the years, but he is best known for his phenomenal debut, 1975’s Revolutionary Dream.

reggae
Friday
17 April
18:00

Millenniums is a unique roots big band colouring musics landscape situated between World Music and Jazz, the 10-piece band stages a marathon session whenever it plays its fusion of Brass Power, Nortie Funk, Spicy Latino and Sultry Jazz. The combination of styles generates a majestic party where roots reign. The special blend of musicians and the erudite musical package that the Millenniums demonstrate contribute to the bands unrivalled sound and energy.

reggae
Tuesday
3 November
19:00

Danakil was created by 8 Parisians who soon gained success by their vivid performances on stage. With lyrics questioning the weaknesses of society and commited to the human cause, they bring roots reggae of a whole new French generation. Rootz Underground channels the musical vibration that rings true in the heart and soul of all the conscious Rebel Rockers, Late Night Revelers & Soul Seekers!

reggae
dub
Friday
28 May
18:00

From his early solo work for Niney the Observer through a trailblazing stint as lead singer of Black Uhuru to his magnificent later solo work, Michael Rose has consistently remained at the helm of one of reggae’s most far - reaching sounds. Rose has often flown in the face of tradition, walking away from Uhuru at the peak of their popularity, incorporating sounds and styles lesser artists might eschew and following his own instinct where others might seek safe haven.

reggae
Saturday
16 October
18:00

GIULIANO PALMA & THE BLUEBEATERS are an established cover band in Italy which perform a blend of reggae, American soul and jamaican rocksteady. During the eleven years of their career Giuliano Palma and the Bluebeaters played on the most important stages in Italy and the gigs are are well-known for their positive vibe and the party atmosphere.

reggae
Saturday
9 April
18:00

SPECIAL PROMOTION!!! Students & Antitapas Members: €12 AFRICA UNITE is a reggae band from Turin, named after one of Bob Marley’s songs and lead by Bunna and Madaski, who have produced all their own albums and also most of the reggae bands in Italy.

reggae
Tuesday
19 April
18:00

THE CONGOS are a reggae vocal group from Jamaica active on and off from the mid-1970s. They started out as a duo comprised of Cedric Myton and Roydel "Ashanti" Johnson, and were later becoming a trio by the addition of Watty Burnett.

reggae
Saturday
14 May
18:00

CHE SUDAKA started out as a bunch of illegal immigrants from South America, living as musicians in the streets of Barcelona. Now, the group plays "mestizaje music" (Latin Alternative), a style combining traditional South American and Spanish styles with influences from ska, reggae, rock and world music.

punk
reggae
Friday
27 January
19:00

This concert is part of the annual New Year' celebration of GC De VaartkapoenBURITACA is a Barcelona based worldmusic band who breaks out its traditional mestizo-cage and brings a new, strong, inspiring blend of ‘worldbeats’. What once started as a musical quest for theColombian roots of the musicians, turned into a spontanious encounter with the cultural diversity ofa big metropolis like Barcelona.

world
reggae
Wednesday
8 February
19:00

HOLLIE COOK was born and bred in West London in a household dominated by music. She gravitated to the sounds of Marc Bolan, David Bowie and The Cure. With Sex Pistol Paul Cook as her dad, music was always around. She is know for a lot of collaborations: a duet with Jamie T on his ‘Chaka Demus’ EP, with Ian Brown on ‘The World Is Yours’, and most significantly as featured vocalist on Mike Pellanconi/Prince Fatty’s underground reggae hit ‘Milk and Honey’.

reggae
dub
Saturday
28 April
18:00

SOUL JAZZ RECORDS SOUND SYSTEM is the DJ arm of British record imprint Soul Jazz Records who started more than 20 years ago. A large number of their releases have been compilations of works from the influential Studio One record label, based in Kingston, Jamaica.

reggae
dub
Sunday
2 December
19:00

MIDNITE is a crucial roots reggae band. The lyrical portions of Midnite’s compositions are characterized as the “chant and call” style which gives their music a spiritually intense and overtly Rastafarian feel. The lyrics are centrally focused on the plights of the oppressed, the inherent faults of the current political, economic and social settings on a global scale, and the redemption available to humankind through a life livicated to Jah.

reggae
Tuesday
11 March
19:30

Two legendary Jamaican artists on stage backed by the Dub Akom Band

dancehall
ragga
reggae
Sunday
13 April
19:30

With his unique voice, strong lyrics and an accompanying musical sound, Chronixx is set to conquer the world

ragga
reggae
Sunday
20 April
20:30

Mungo's Hi Fi, Solo Banton, Gentleman's Dub Club (sound system), Radikal Guru

dancehall
dub
reggae
Friday
20 June
18:00
Free

From Friday 20 June to Sunday 22 June, Molenbeek will be all about music!

folk
hip hop
jazz
reggae
rock
Saturday
21 June
15:00
Free

From Friday, June 20 to Sunday, June 22, Molenbeek will be all about music!

Electronica
funk
hip hop
reggae
Friday
10 October
19:30
External organisation

Italian hip hop

hip hop
reggae
rock
Monday
10 November
20:00
dub
reggae
Tuesday
11 November
19:30

Sizzla stays one of the biggest names from the reggae and dance hall scene. 

dancehall
ragga
reggae
Saturday
22 November
19:30

New generation reggae from Jamaica

reggae
Thursday
12 February
19:30

2 legendary reggae artists united on stage

reggae
Wednesday
1 April
19:30

A passionate blend of roots and new roots reggae

reggae
Friday
24 April
19:30

Reggae/Dub singer from Glasgow.

reggae
dub
beats
hip hop
Saturday
9 May
19:30
External organisation

Dancehall reggae sound system

 

reggae
dancehall
Saturday
19 September
19:30

Mix of reggae, ska and dub with touches of grime and hip-hop

ska
reggae
dub
Wednesday
4 November
19:30
External organisation
reggae
dub
folk
Friday
6 November
19:30

One of the best live roots-reggae bands

reggae
Saturday
12 December
19:30

Two Reggae legends backed by The Homegrown band

reggae
Thursday
10 March
19:30

True Jamaican roots reggae

reggae
Saturday
2 April
19:30
Canceled
reggae
Saturday
7 May
21:00
dub
reggae
Thursday
26 May
19:30
drum'n bass
gnawa
instrumental
ragga
reggae
Friday
3 February
19:30

Bob Maghrib: transcending legendary Bob Marley songs in a gnawa way.

gnawa
reggae
Thursday
9 February
19:30

Bring your best dance moves for one of dancehall/reggae's most prolific artists. 

 
Dancehall
reggae
Thursday
6 April
19:30

Get ready for two of Jamaica's most prolific reggae artists. 

reggae
Friday
28 April
19:30
Free

Brussels Meets Its Young: up and coming hip hop heroes and gnawa gods.

funk
gnawa
hip hop
reggae
Urban
world
Tuesday
31 October
19:30

Grammy-nominated new roots reggae heroes

reggae
Sunday
5 November
19:30
External organisation

Stop That Train!  Rocksteady legends Keith and Tex are coming to Brussels. 

reggae
ska
Tuesday
7 November
19:30
External organisation

Italian Reggae ambassadors are back with their 10th album!

dancehall
ragga
reggae
Thursday
1 February
19:30

The Spanish band Amparanoia is back with a banger!

reggae
soul
world