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Legendary Reggae Group head to Gloucester Guildhall


Trojan Sound System play Gloucester Guildhall

London based Trojan Sound System play Gloucester Guildhall on Friday 30th November, as part of the Trojan Record Label’s 50th Anniversary celebrations.
 
Trojan Sound System are the original crew that broke reggae music and culture back into contemporary clubs and festivals.
 
An institution in British Sound System culture the talented team of selectors and vocalists, relentlessly tour the globe, representing the most seminal reggae and ska record label in history.
 
Founded in 1968 the British Record label Trojan was instrumental in introducing reggae to a global audience and the 1970’s had secured a series of major UK chart hits with Tony Tribe, Lee "Scratch" Perry's Upsetters, Bob and Marcia, Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, Harry J All Stars, The Maytals, The Melodians, Nicky Thomasand Dave and Ansel Collins.
 
For the past decade, Trojan Sound System have spread their message of love and unity through the power of ska, roots, dub, dancehall and UK bass music, headlining club shows, captivating festival crowds and supporting legendary Jamaican acts such as the Wailers, Luciano, Sly and Robby and the late great Gregory Isaacs to name but a few.
 
Transcending age, race and political barriers, Trojan Sound System play music that satisfies the purest of vinyl collectors, while at the same time, introduces a new generation to the roots of Jamaican music and Bass Culture.
Mixing styles and flavours from the past 40 years, the Trojan crew are legendary party starters, ignited by uplifting vocals from MC trio; Superfour, Chucky Bantan & Jah Buck.
 
Selector – Daddy Ad
Daddy Ad hails from the Roots and Reality Soundsystem and has worked with legends including; Eek-A-Mouse, Tappa Zukie and Horace Andy amongst many others and has always, like Earl, pushed for new sounds and acts to break on though. His experience as a drummer and audiophile has led Ad in a direction to be responsible for the crews FXs, mixing and trademark sound.
 
Vocalists – Superfour and Chucky Bantan and Jah Buck
The Sound System’s vocalists have twenty years experience as members of the foundation South London sound systems; Taurus, Sir Coxsone and Saxon. They have been chosen as the absolute cream of London’s reggae entertainers. Legendary recording artists including Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Dr Alimantado, Tippa Irie, Dillinger and Dennis Alcapone have all worked with the Trojan team.

A must see for the Reggae and Ska fan. Support on the night comes from local heroes King Solomon Soundsystem.
 
Tickets are priced at £16.50 and are available from the Guildhall Box Office on 01452 503050 or by visiting www.gloucesterguildhall.co.uk. Doors open at 7.30pm, show starts at 8pm – 11pm.


Explore Gloucestershire
20 November 2018
 


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