Wolverhampton Reggae Festival
Starworks Warehouse, Wolverhampton.
STARWORKS is very proud to present WOLVERHANPTON REGGAE FESTIVAL WITH '3THE HARD WAY' Featuring DAVID HINDS (The Voice of Steel Pulse) BRINSLEY FORDE (The Voice of ASWAD) DENNIS BOVELL (The Voice of Matumbi) with an 11 peice band performing thier greatest hits with MACKA B and the Roots Ragga Band with a DUB ROOM, FOOD HALL Much more to be announced.
This event is for over 18s only - No refunds will be issued for under 18s.
3 The Hard Way – Legendary British Reggae lead vocalists Dennis Bovell, David Hinds and Brinsley Forde come together to form a UK reggae super group…3 The Hard Way. Each member of the Three The Hard Way team are the pioneers who put British Reggae firmly on the map. They have each fronted one the UK’s outstanding reggae outfits, Steel Pulse, Matumbi, Aswad and now come together for a unique and powerful performance. Grammy winners and multiple nominations between them coupled with countless number ones and top ten hits either as musicians, song writers or producers give this group a wealth of credibility and worldwide respect. They have decided it is time to trail blaze once again to share their unique talents with the universe. Without question this unified project is certain to welcome in a new age of British Reggae.
Macka B - As a practising Rastafarian, Macka B‘s music is based around the political and spiritual message of the religion, with an often light and humorous touch. Working with the Mad Professor, he combineddancehall and dub styles of reggae, although has avoided a more commercial crossover approach. He takes his name from the Judean rebels against the Greeks, the Maccabees. Macka B “ the Teacher ” is well known for his social commentary and Conscious lyrics, a Rastaman with compassion a real man for the people.Over two decades Macka B has released over 15 albums and travelled worldwide always keeping true to his principles and faith. Starting off on sound systems in Wolverhampton England Macka B has become one of the most respected Reggae artists in the circuit and he has toured all over the world.He has performed alongside artists such as Burning Spear, U-Roy, The Wailers, Gregory Issacs, Bunny Wailer, Mad Professor, Macka B has recorded songs in England, Jamaica, America and Europe. He has recorded most of his albums with the Ariwa Label in London with Mad Professor.Macka B has also recorded for Fashion Records, Jet Star, Humal Records, Island Records, Salamta Records, Stingray and a few other UK labels. Macka B continues to spread consciousness and break down the barriers!
Dub Room with Local Selectors, Caribean Food Hall, Applettons Rum Shack Much More to be announced