Toots & the Maytals Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Toots & the Maytals.

Results 1 - 20 of 39 in Toots & the Maytals

  1. London-based nine-piece reggae act The Drop head for The Cluny in NewcastleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Chronicle Live

    The Drop, who have opened for Toots & The Maytals, will be supported by local act Too Spicy in an attractive double-bill at the Cluny 2 For reggae fanes, there is an attractive double-bill Saturday night in Cluny 2 when the London-based nine-piece, The Drop, are supported by local act Too Spicy. The Drop have been championed by reggae guru, David Rodigan, and have been featured on Gilles Peterson's radio show.


  2. BBC Radio 6 Music's Alternative JukeboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 |

    ... 'Summertime' (chosen by Huey Morgan) 5. Marvin Gaye 'What's Going On' (chosen by Mary Ann Hobbs) 6. Toots & The Maytals 'Pressure Drop' 7. John Lee Hooker 'Black Snake' (chosen by Cerys Matthews) 8. Parliament 'P-Funk (Wants To Get Funked up)' ...


  3. T.C. Boyle's Greasy Lake: Summary and AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 |

    T.C. Boyle is a famous American novelist with many accolades to his name. Amongst his noted work is a collection of short stories called Greasy Lake and Other Stories , which confronts the doubts, insecurities, and issues that were faced by the people in America during the 1960s.


  4. Rudy's Rare Records - reviews of 'feel-good' reggae comedyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | The First Post

    Music comedy, Rudy's Rare Records, has transferred to the Hackney Empire, London from the Birmingham Rep. The stage show, based on the BBC Radio 4 sitcom, is written by Danny Robbins and stars Lenny Henry who also assisted with the script. Set in an old reggae record shop in Birmingham, run by ageing Jamaican proprietor Rudy Sharpe, it explores the family dynamics between grandfather Rudy, his long-suffering son Adam , and teenage grandson Richie, as the shop comes under threat from developers and the internet.


  5. Spiritual RezRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 28 |

    "Start with a dose of old-school, Marley-Toots-Tosh reggae and infuse it with everything from Sun Ra Arkestra freak jazz to Steve Vai guitar pyrotechnics.


  6. Back in the BoothRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Pasadena Weekly

    In fact, the four-hour stretch from 4 to 8 p.m. Sundays is when Smith comes most alive each week, mastering the domain of the KLOS-FM airwaves from the classic rock station's studio on La Cienega Boulevard at the crossroads between Los Angeles and Culver City. That seat at the left side of the studio, across from two other microphones that project the voices of a staggering array of guests each week, is one that Smith held from 1980 to 1985 and has coveted a return to ever since.


  7. Concerts on the Dock: Nashville's Soul Radics talk hot chicken, next LP, if being compared to No Doubt sucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Alabama Live

    ... I knew how to function one. I have some old Beatles records, a lot of The Clash's as well as some great Toots & The Maytals and some good singles. You guys are doing the reggae/ska/rock steady thing with a female singer, and obviously No Doubt was a ...


  8. What's 'Red Band Society' star Charlie Rowe's spirit animal? 23 facts about the breakout actorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 |

    ... to catch up.) What's a song that always makes you happy when you hear it? "54-46 Was My Number" by Toots & The Maytals. What's the most embarrassing song on your iPod? That "Never Ever Getting Back Together" thing, it comes on all the time and ...


  9. Pitbull Reps His Roots and Starts the Party at His New Tour's Opening NightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | RollingStone

    Pitbull has declared himself Mr. Worldwide, but how about those ambassadorial skills? Though the 33-year-old rapper has become globally famous and wildly successful in the past five years of his 13-year career, he is not unaware of the disdain he can invoke in those who consider his gregarious, glossy club style too aggressive, rootless or gulp corny. But he also knows the charisma that draws the ire is his most valuable asset, and F night in Newark, New Jersey, at the U.S. kick-off of his tour with Enrique Iglesias, he sought to three-dimensionalize himself by filling in the blanks.


  10. 'Briggy' for Play for Change showRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    VETERAN dancehall deejay Brigadier Jerry and foundation sound system Jah Love will be among several acts scheduled for the global concert Play for Change Day at Irie River in Ocho Rios, St Ann, on September 20. "It will be one of over 300 shows across six continents on that day. But, Jamaica's will be the biggest," he said.


  11. ONE of the best Ska tribute bands will be coming to Redditch.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Droitwich Advertiser

    The Superskas are an energetic nine-piece band, complete with horn section and male and female vocalists who perform authentic covers of Ska classics guaranteed to fill the dance-floor. Covering hits from first wave artists, Toots & the Maytals and Desmond Dekker, through to second wave artists, The Specials, Madness and everything in-between - The Superskas pride themselves on being the ultimate tribute to Ska and 2tone.


  12. AUGUST 14: On This Day in Nippertown Music HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | Nippertown!

    ... played the inaugural Solid Sound Festival at MASS MoCA 2007: The Dave Matthews Band played at SPAC with Toots & the Maytals 2005: Brian Wilson played at SPAC 2000: Counting Crows played at SPAC with Live 1997: The Marvelettes played at Alive at Five ...


  13. Gov't Mule have been alive and kickin' it for 20 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2014 | Jacksonville Daily News

    For 20 years, Gov't Mule has been traveling musical roads around the globe. And it's been packing quite a load.


  14. Dallas' San Salvaje, where the fish wear dreadlocksRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    If you've been to San Salvaje recently, or read Leslie Brenner's review of Stephan Pyles' new restaurant and scrolled through the fantastic photos by Vernon Bryant, a particular dish may have caught your attention.


  15. #SkaWednesday Playlist by Dicky Barrett of The Mighty Mighty BosstonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2014 | CBS Local

    It's Ska Wednesday on 106.7 The Fan, meaning every song played as Chad Dukes Versus The World returns from break will be Ska punk music, only, there's a catch.


  16. San Salvaje Serves up Dinner and a ShowRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2014 | Dallas Observer

    I've been served whole fish at plenty of restaurants, but I've never had one land on my table like the red snapper that greeted me at San Salvaje recently.


  17. Nancy Atlas Performs at Navy BeachRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2014 | Sag Harbor Online

    Known for her raucous live appearances, the singer and her band, the Nancy Atlas Project, has built a strong reputation in the East End, having opened for everyone from Elvis Costello and Lucinda Williams to Jimmy Buffett and Toots and the Maytals.


  18. Music for peace, all over the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Dear Kitty

    MARRYING Rolling Stone Keith Richards with Aztec Indian percussionists, Mexican horns, an Australian didgeridoo, a Congolese bassist and an array of other talented international musicians may come across as a bit off the wall.


  19. Brothers in rhythmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | Erie Times News

    ... That sound is roots reggae; the danceable, Jamaican-forged genre made famous by Bob Marley, Jimmy Cliff, Toots & the Maytals, Peter Tosh, Burning Spear, Culture and more. The Ark Band plays originals, but also covers a few reggae classics. "We could ...


  20. Free Maxi Priest Concert at Sole EastRead the original story

    Jul 16, 2014 |

    The reggae artist Maxi Priest will give a free concert poolside at The Backyard Restaurant at SolAŠ East Resort in Montauk on Saturday, July 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Backyard Restaurant at SolAŠ East is helmed by executive chef Adam PitrAŠ, and offers a fun, lively and fresh concept, focusing on local and sustainable seasonal cuisine with a ... (more)