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Twinkle Brothers at The Hootananny - 8th October 2009
Heavy roots reggae of The Twinkle Brothers hit Brixton's Hootananny.
2nd November 2009

Chezidek - Hootananny, Brixton, London - 3rd September 2009
Angus Taylor takes a trip down to Brixton to see Chezidek and chat with some rising artists from the Farmerís Heights collective.
4th September 2009

Soothsayers & Johnny Clarke at Jazz Cafe July 2009
Review of Soothsayers and Johnny Clarke live at London's Jazz Cafe.
31th July 2009

Horace Andy and Ashley Beedle
Studio One roots legend in collaboration with producer/remixer Ashley Beedle.
7th June 2009

Massive Roots Winter Splash
Roots reggae from Gideon Force in revitalised Brixton live music venue.
8th January 2009

Boss Sounds Festival 2008
This year sees a less orthodox, more eclectic line-up for the Boss Sounds Festival
27th October 2008

Womad Festival 2008
Featuring Ernest Ranglin, On-U Sound Showcase with Lee Perry & Little Axe, Eddy Grant & Mista Savona
July 2008

Bob Marley Tribute
Featuring Winston Reedy, Prince Malachi, Earl 16, Michael Prophet & Janet Kay
July 2008

The Harder They Come Musical
Following two sell out runs at Theatre Royal Stratford East, the musical magic of The Harder They Come hits the Barbican.
June 2008

Luciano & Johnny Clarke
Two top artists play The Drum in Birmingham
June 2008

Acoustic Reggae Songbook, Meltdown Festival
Taking place as part of the Massive Attack Meltdown Festival.
June 2008

Jimmy Cliff
Perhaps the greatest living Reggae Star plays The Opera House, Bournemouth
April 2008

Pama International
Pama International play legendary club night Gaz's Rockin blues.
December 2007

Boss Sounds Festival 2007
Angus Taylor takes a trip up to Tyneside to checkout this years Boss Sounds Festival.
25th November 2007

Ernest Ranglin
Ernest Ranglin plays London's Jazz Cafe.
21st November 2007

Third World
Third World at the Buttermarket in Shrewsbury reviewed by Bob Schaffert.
4th October 2007

Misty In Roots @ Rock Against Racism, Hackney Empire
Ten years after his first Misty In Roots gig Angus Taylor catches them in Hackney.
19 July 2007

Young Blood Of Roots
Turbulence and Ras Shiloh show reviewed by Angus Taylor.
17 July 2007

Made in Jamaica
Mystic Revelation, Third World, Capleton, Bunny Wailer at Brixton Academy
17 July 2007

Richie Spice
Angus Taylor checks out Richie Spice in Holland.
8 May 2007

Pama International + Easy Star All-Stars
Augui dub checks out two fine reggae bands in action
4 Dec 2006

Roots & Culture Splash
Michael Prophet, Horace Andy, Johnny Clarke, Michael Rose live in concert
5 Nov 2006

Congos, Gladiators and Dr Alimantado
Three big acts play the Forum in Kentish Town.
4 Nov 2006

Eek a mouse @ The Jazz Cafe, London
Angus Taylor reports back from Camden Town
23 Oct 2006

Groundation
Briac Le Camus reports from Paris
6th June 2006

Legends of Roots @ The Brixton Academy, London
Culture, The Abyssinians, Andrew Tosh, Luciano, and The Rasites.
18 June 2006

Burning Spear
Briac Le Camus reports from Paris
1st June 2006

Young Lions of Roots @ The Hammersmith Palais, London
Lutan Fyah, Bushman, Junior Kelly, Gentleman and Turbulence.
9 May 2006

Max Romeo at the Jazz Cafe, London
Reggae News check out Max's show.
10 April 2006

New Leaf - Twinkle Brothers, Afrikan Simba + more at Stratford Rex, London
Angus Taylor reports for Reggae News.
21 March 2006

Pama International & Mad Professor at Cargo, London
Eclectic lineup for one of MuffJam's best nights yet.
9 March 2006

Alton Ellis at The Jazz Cafe
Mr Soul of Jamaica performing down at London's Jazz Cafe - Angus Taylor reports.
18 January 2006

Sizzla & Turbulence at The Stratford Rex
Reggae News check out Sizzla Kaloji live with The Firehouse Crew.
29 August 2003

Everton Blender, Admiral Tibbet & Determine
Celebrating Marcus Mosiah Garveys 116th Anniversary.
17 August 2003

Capleton at The Stratford Rex
Sis Ali catches Capleton live in concert, and lets us know what a gwaan.
23 June 2002

Luciano at The Stratford Rex
Luciano alongside the Ras Ites.
9 December 2001
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