LIVE SKA & REGGAE MUSIC, 3rd Bradford Ska & Vintage Reggae Festival 2016.

By 24/05/2016Music


Seven live bands King Zepha, Trenchtown UK, The Uplifters, Pepperjam, Natural Rhythm, Selah Sounds & The Indecision along with clothing & footwear stalls, memorabilia,food.

Jamaican R&B artists developed their nation’s first indigenous music genre when they began to incorporate jazz, African and Calypso rhythms into their songs in the late 1950s. The result was Ska, a fusion of the unique Jamaican mento rhythms with R&B. In Ska, the drum comes in on the 2nd and 4th beats, while the guitar emphasizes the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th beats. Ska bands usually consist of a strong rhythm section, guitars, keyboards and brass. The early Ska music of in the ’60s and ’70s spawned later revivals. The first was in the U.K. in the ’80s, giving rise to bands like Madness and the Specials. The next, known as Third Wave Ska, struck the U.S. in the ’90s.
Vintage Reggae,
In the 1970s reggae, like ska before it, spread to the United Kingdom, where a mixture of Jamaican immigrants and native-born Britons forged a reggae movement that produced artists such as Aswad, Steel Pulse, UB40, and performance poet Linton Kwesi Johnson. Reggae was embraced in the United States largely through the work of Marley—both directly and indirectly (the latter as a result of Eric Clapton’s popular cover version of Marley’s “I Shot the Sheriff” in 1974). Fusion with other genres was an inevitable consequence of the music’s globalization and incorporation into the multinational entertainment industry.

So come & join us on 2nd of July at 3rd Bradford Ska & Vintage Reggae Music Festival 2016,University of Bradford, The Amp Bar.


ALL playing live Music at West Yorkshire’s only, Bradford annual Ska & Vintage Reggae Festival 2016 at the University of Bradford,Amp Bar 2nd of July 2016, start time 16:00 pm till 02:00 am.
Tickets £20 are on sale now the website 1UM PROMOTIONS via Paypal or call 01274965305.