Black Uhuru

  • Friday | 26.07.24
  • 7.00pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • £20 EB / £22 Advan...

Leading ambassadors of reggae, Black Uhuru return to the stage with a new lineup, featuring founder and leader Derrick ‘Duckie’ Simpson, alongside Andrew Bees and Elsa Green.

Now with 14 full length albums, 7 instrumental dub albums, and 4 live albums, they have the highest record sales in reggae music after Bob Marley. Their album ‘Red’ was voted #23 for Rolling Stone’s list of “100 Greatest Albums of the 1980′s. Since winning the first ever reggae GRAMMY, they have gone on to receive a further 5 nominations.

Originating from Kingston Jamaica’s Waterhouse district in the early 60’s Duckie Simpson learnt to sing with the likes of Winston “Pipe” Matthews and Lloyd “Bread” McDonald of Wailing Souls and Bob Marley. He recorded four tracks with Wailing Souls before forming his own group.

Artists on stage: 7.30pm
Curfew: 10.00pm
Stage: The Venue