Soundcrash Presents… THE BASS AND ROOTS LINE UP OF THE DECADE
Black Uhuru + Mykal Rose
Original 1977 Line Up - for the first time in 36 years! Very special sets from some of the greatest
Coxsone International Sound System • Aba Shanti • Mad Professor ( From Tubbys to Perry Set) • The Resonators (live)
O2 Forum Kentish Town 13.10.17
The legendary Black Uhuru reunite in London with it’s original members for the first time in 36 years, for a historic Reggae showdown
The most successful of the second-generation reggae bands, Black Uhuru maintained their high quality despite numerous personnel changes in their 40-plus-year history. The first reggae band to win a Grammy award, for their 1983 album Anthem, Black Uhuru was called "The most dynamic and progressive reggae act of the 1970s and early '80s."
Duckie Simpson has remained the only constant in the group's existence but now, for the first time since 1981, the group reunite for a one off show with a mammoth lineup that is the stuff of dreams for any Reggae lover.
Being Black History month we have roped in some of the most significant figures of the Reggae world...
Coxsone, are widely regarded as the UKs most influential soundsystem. They were also considered the biggest movers in that world up until the 90s, having only recently got back together. They also played a big part in spearheading the lover’s rock movement, and helped instigate the shift towards digital dancehall.
Capping off this monumental line up will be the globetrotting selector and stalwart of Notting Hill Carnival, Aba Shanti-I. Dub pioneer and icon, Mad Professor will be in attendance performing a crafted set especially for this night. Finally one of the most powerful Dub bands in the UK, The Resonators. The 9 piece band who are firmly rooted in 60s/70s Reggae.