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7 min ago |

Double Barrel of reggae stars head to Kingston

When Desmond Dekker died suddenly on May 25, 2006, his long-time friend and business partner, Delroy Williams, was deeply affected by the loss of his singing companion.


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2 hrs ago | Denver Westword

The Eleven Best Concerts in Denver This Weekend

It's a weekend of superlatives in Denver: The biggest reunion of the year , the biggest drum set on the planet , the king of Tex-Mex Guitar ...All great shows.


Related Topix: Outkast, Black Entertainment, Hip-Hop, Guitar, Electronic, John Brown's Body, Ithaca, NY

6 hrs ago | Worcester News

Final farewell to city crash victim

A SEA of red and white filled Worcester crematorium chapel as family and friends gathered to remember a much loved father who was "always smiling".


Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, World News, United Kingdom, More, Rock-N-Roll, Ub40

10 hrs ago |

Cuban American Rasta musician takes the reggae industry by storm

Originally known as Juan Carlos Guardiola grew up on the basketball courts of Miami and entered college with a basketball scholarship at Florida International University.


Related Topix: Florida International University, Bob Marley

14 hrs ago | Newham Recorder

Stratford reggae choir entertain festival crowd

Belting out hits from the likes of Bob Marley and Marvin Gaye, the Stratford-based Reggae Choir thoroughly entertained the crowd at the One Love Festival.


Related Topix: Bob Marley

18 hrs ago | News Herald

Spoiler Alert: Amazon plays hardballSpoiler Alert: Amazon plays...

Spoiler Alert: Amazon plays hardball And, two films worth seeing: 'Boyhood' and 'The Conversation' Check out this story on This image released by Marvel shows Chris Evans, left, and Scarlett Johansson in a scene from "Captain America: The Winter Soldier."


Related Topix: The Conversation, Short, Comedy Movies, Thriller, Mystery Movies, Crime Movies, Drama Movies, Celebrities, Hot Chicks, Scarlett Johansson, Entertainment

22 hrs ago |

'Marley' musical set for 2015 premiere

Baltimore, MD, United States - Center Stage, the State Theater of Maryland announced Tuesday the world premiere of "Marley," set for 2015.


Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Bob Marley

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Bajan Reporter

Beres Hammond Blazing Successful North American Tour

Jamaica's most prolific crooner Beres Hammond is currently embarking on his 2014 North American tour throughout August.


Related Topix: Beres Hammond, Otis Redding, Soul



For the first time in ages, Trinidadian soca a percussive, often high-speed, calypso-influenced Caribbean music has a new global star in the making.


Related Topix: Bunji Garlin, Music, Entertainment


Behind the Filth and the Fury: Rarely Seen Sex Pistols Photos

Photographer Dennis Morris first captured the attention of the Sex Pistols when Johnny Rotten saw some of the work he'd done with Bob Marley.


Related Topix: The Sex Pistols, Punk, Bob Marley, Music, Entertainment

Clackamas Review

Dish out less at gate at this year's state fair

The 149th Oregon State Fair, which starts Friday, Aug. 22 and goes through Sept.


Related Topix: Ziggy Marley, Pop/Rock, The Beatles, The Charlie Daniels Band, Country, The Beach Boys

Creative Loafing Tampa

Tonight in live music: Steel Pulse

Jamaica-born, England-raised Steel Pulse vocalist/frontman David Hinds has dreadlocks as thick as my wrists and as long as my arms, supposedly a measure of his wisdom, maturity and knowledge, reflecting his age as well as the time he's spent as a Rasta .


Related Topix: Steel Pulse, Bob Marley

Jamaica Observer

Calgary fest shows diversity

DESPITE a drop in attendance and persistent rain, Leo Cripps, a spokesperson for the annual Calgary Reggae Festival, described last week's show as "an amazing event".


Related Topix: Third World, World News, China

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Swindon Advertiser

Getting back to the garden

Macka B and the Roots Ragga Band stir it up at last year's Reggae Garden Festival at the Town Gardens Bowl THE TOWN Gardens Bowl will reverberate with a reggae beat once more as the Reggae Garden Festival returns for its fourth year after its humble beginnings as a send-off party.



UB40 star joins battle to find bone marrow donor for Solihull singer

Ulrika Dandekar's last hope is a stem cell donor, yet no UK match has yet been found for the 22-year-old, known as Riya to friends UB40 star Astro has joined the desperate campaign to find a bone marrow donor for a Solihull musician struck down by rare blood cancer UB40 star Astro has joined the desperate campaign to find a bone marrow donor for a ... (more)


Related Topix: Ub40, West Midlands County, England, Warwickshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

Salt Lake City Weekly

Ziggy Marley is at The Depot tonight, maybe he'll sing the theme song from Arthur

Dear GYA, Goin to Ziggy Marley at The Depot tonight for one reason and one reason alone, to groove to the Zig Man's all-time best track, "Believe in Yourself."


Related Topix: Ziggy Marley, Salt Lake City, UT, Israel Vibration

Messenger Newspapers

Marley skin cancer 'not sun-driven'

A rare type of skin cancer that killed reggae star Bob Marley causes distinct genetic faults not driven by the action of sunlight, research has shown.


Related Topix: Bob Marley


US court grants new appeal hearing for Buju Banton

New York City's Metropolitan Opera has reached a deal with its stagehands and says it expects to avert a lockout by reaching agreements with the remaining unions as well.


Related Topix: Buju Banton, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas Government, Texas

The Gleaner

Cops probe if... Jamaican Artiste Scams Canadian Producer

A Canadian producer has reported to the police that a Jamaican artiste has scammed him of thousands of Jamaican dollars after claiming that he could get incarcerated dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel to record a single.


Related Topix: Sizzla

Jamaica Observer

'Buju Banton' lawyers to make oral arguments before US Appeals Court

Lawyers representing the jailed Jamaican singer, Buju Banton, say the US Appeals Court has granted their request to present oral arguments regarding his efforts to obtain a new trial.

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Related Topix: Buju Banton, Drugs, Drug Enforcement Administration