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  1. EdwardAlice step up for a Friday date at Royston folk sessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | Crow

    What's in a name? Folk/pop four-piece EdwardAlice aren't the ones to ask - none of their members are likely to answer to either appelation. There's a Tom, an Olivia, a Christian and a Katherine in the line-up, and you'll be able to catch them at Royston Folk Club on Friday night.


  2. Bob Dylan Clarifies MusiCares Speech Comments About Merle Haggard; Praises Springsteen PerformanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | WJZW-FM Washington

    Bob Dylan made instant history while being honored as the 2015 MusiCares Person of the Year on Friday, February 6, when he delivered a 30-minute speech in which he dished out thanks to his supporters while wagging a finger at those who criticized him over the years. Following the event, which also included an all-star tribute concert, Dylan sat down for a Q&A with veteran music writer Bill Flanagan in which he expanded on and clarified some of his remarks in his speech.


  3. Reggae powerhouse Mosaic Foundation plays DocksiderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Erie Times News

    ... He'd kind of a bigger-than-life personality." Mosaic Foundation has opened for such major roots stars as Toots & the Maytals and the Skatalites. They've become a staple at the Great Blue Heron Music Festival, and they don't slack with writing. ...


  4. Of mice, Malawian men and melodiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 |

    American producer Ian Brennan has worked with Green Day and Kris Kristofferson but his latest project, who play Womad here in March, roast mice by the roadside to earn a living and play homemade instruments. By Grant Smithies .


  5. State Farm Not On Hook For Toots Concert InjuryRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2014 | Courthouse News Service

    ... a federal judge ruled. Hibbirt, whose given name is Frederick, is the leader of the reggae and ska band Toots & the Maytals. He was seriously injured while performing at the Dominion Riverrock Festival on May 18, 2013, when an inebriated ...


  6. Rapid rise for Huddersfield reggae-hip hop collective Byron Street SocialRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2014 | IcChuddersfield

    The seven piece had only been together a matter of weeks when they launched their live career at one of the region's biggest venues - Holmfirth Picturedrome. The novice band were signed up to warm the crowd for reggae legends, Toots and the Maytals, despite having no recordings and no gig history.


  7. Jools Holland, at a jazz performance by Stephanie Trick at the Tron...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | The Northern Echo

    Sirens Of Song, the new album from Jools Holland & his Rhythm And Blues Orchestra, is out now. What's On chats to Jools about being on the road, powerful women, and his hopes for another album Well it's become an annual event really, touring the UK around now, but we're on tour somewhere or other all the time.


  8. Demarco entertains audienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    DESPITE the low turnout, almost two-hour late start, and technical glitches, dancehall artiste Demarco delivered a tight set at Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records on Tuesday night. Demarco, whose given name is Collin Edwards, told the Jamaica Observer that a reggae album is in the works for May next year.


  9. Overlooked ska and reggae treasure Charles 'Organaire'...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | Chicago Reader

    Since 1976 Chicago has been home to overlooked ska and reggae treasure Charles "Organaire" Cameron . The 72-year-old bandleader, singer, and harmonica player grew up in Jamaica and recorded in the 60s with the likes of Bob Marley, Toots & the Maytals, and Jimmy Cliff.


  10. The 10 Best Local Concerts of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Houston Press

    ... past band members to jam along into the night, and ended with a Spanglish cover of "Pressure Drop" by Toots & the Maytals. Eres tu, Skarnales! Oh yeah! MARCO TORRES Always the hustler, Fat Tony held one extremely sweaty and ratchet show at newish ...


  11. Today's BirthdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    Times Union Photo by KATHERINE FRIEDRICH, 6/24/96, Saratoga,NY-- Allman Brothers keyboardist Greg Allman, and guitarist Warren Haynes before Midnight Rider during the Allman Brothers concert at SPAC Monday, June 25, 1996 Rock singer-musician Gregg Allman is 67. Pop musician Bobby Elliott is 73. Actress Mary Woronov is 71. Actor John Rubinstein is 68. Reggae singer Toots Hibbert is 66. Actress Kim Basinger is 61. Rock musician Warren Cuccurullo is 58. Rock musician Phil Collen is 57. Country singer Marty Raybon is 55. Political commentator Ann Coulter is 53. Rock musician Marty Friedman is 52. Actress Teri Hatcher is 50. Actor David Harewood is 49. Rapper Bushwick Bill is 48. Singer Sinead O'Connor is 48. Rock musician Ryan Newell is 42. Rock singer Ingrid Michaelson is 35. R&B singer Chrisette Michele is 32. Actress Hannah Ware is 32. Country singer Sam Hunt is 30. Rock singer-actress ... (more)


  12. Spiritual Rez ups ante on rock-reggae at Kings RookRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Erie Times News

    Boston's restlessly creative, horn-powered Spiritual Rez fuses the deep grooves of reggae with explosive rock power, passion and off-the-chart musical panache. Each band member studied at the Berklee School of Music, and they not only get along musically, but cinematically.


  13. Chester Telford's Warehouse welcome We The UndersignedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2014 | IcCheshire Online

    They are the world's first extradimensional band - a rag-tag crew of reggaefunk adventurers from another dimension of sound and colour. Featuring a plethora of musicians, singers and rappers - including a riotous four-piece horn section - they astound crowds with their colourful, high octane shows, a mixture of many influences including reggae, funk, jazz, afrobeat, rock and rap.


  14. Opening Night | Trey Anastasio Band Open Fall Tour In ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2014 | JamBase

    ... additions "Greyhound Rising," "Frost" and "Architect" joining a selection of covers that included Toots & The Maytals' "Sweet and Dandy" and Gorillaz's "Clint Eastwood." Anastasio took an opportunity to introduce his band as the ensemble vamped on ...


  15. The Five Best Shows In Houston This Week: Rachael Yamagata, The Weeks, DFA 1979, etc.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Houston Press

    ... has also guested with artists such as Jason Mraz, Ryan Adams, the Old '97s' Rhett Miller and even Toots & the Maytals, suggesting she enjoys stepping out from behind the piano every so often. With The Dove and the Wolf and Hemming. CHRIS GRAY Just ...


  16. Rachael YamagataRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | Houston Press

    ... magata has also guested with artists such as Jason Mraz, Ryan Adams, the Old '97s' Rhett Miller and even Toots & the Maytals, suggesting she enjoys stepping out from behind the piano every so often.


  17. Get Busy - EntertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    It has been two years since the deejay returned to Jamaica after being extradited to the United States. He spent six months in jail on a charge of absconding bail for a drug-related matter 10 years prior.


  18. Reggae on the River's date setRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Jamaica Observer

    ... has been graced by some of the greats of reggae. These include Jimmy Cliff, Burning Spear, Bunny Wailer, Toots & The Maytals, Lee Perry, and The I Three. In addition, many of Africa's iconic performers like Alpha Blondy, Lucky Dube, King Sunny Ade, ...


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

    Oct 22, 2014 | 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.


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

    Oct 11, 2014 |

    ... '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)' ...