Part of the London International Ska Festival running from Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th April 2017
Trojan Reggae Chartbusters starring; The Pioneers, Dave & Ansel Collins and Owen Gray plus support from 65 Mines Street (France), DJ Dapper Dan and more tba.
Yet another world exclusive show put together for The London Intl Ska Festival see’s 3 legendary Trojan Records recording artists perform. Between them they recorded some of the biggest selling music to come out of Jamaica. The Pioneers hit charts around the world with Long Shot Kick De Bucket (later to be covered by The Specials and taken to the No.1 spot on the UK charts on their Too Much Too Young ep), Times Hard, Reggae Fever, Papa Was a Rolling Stone and Let Your Yeah Be Yeah. Dave & Ansel Collins hit the top of the charts in the UK with Monkey Spanner and Double Barrel (which also went onto be the first Top 5 reggae track on the US Billboard charts ever!) Owen Gray predates both of them by being the second artist to record for Studio One. He also recorded for Island Records and Bluebeat. His work for Trojan includes the superb albums Reggae With Soul and Fire And Bullets and phenomenal cuts like Too Experienced.
Festival tickets can be bought here
* free entry to London Intl Ska Festival 2017 wristband holders