UB40 Headlines Reggae Evening on the Bowl: It’s reggae night time on the Hollywood Bowl, and no longer in that terrible “new reggae” style (Soja, and so on). Birmingham veterans UB40 are joined by means of the Unique Wailers (neatly, Al Anderson anyway), plus Maxi Priest and locals Giant Mountain. Such a lot of nice tunes between that lot.
The opposite ’80s Birmingham stars Duran Duran have been simply at this venue, so it’s becoming to peer UB40 headline right here too. They not too long ago launched a brand new unmarried, “Champion.”
“UB40’s ‘Champion,’ used to be the reliable anthem of the new 2022 Commonwealth Video games, hosted by means of UB40’s place of birth of Birmingham, England, and is the primary unmarried from their upcoming 2023 album titled UB45, a birthday party of the band’s 45 years with new and re-corded hits,” reads a press unencumber. “That includes two of Birmingham’s most precious emcees, Gilly G and Dapz at the Map along UB40 frontman Matt Doyle, concentrate to “Champion” HERE.”
UB40 Headlines Reggae Evening on the Bowl: 7 p.m. on Sunday, September 18 on the Hollywood Bowl.
UB40, having offered greater than 100 million albums international with individuals Jimmy Brown (drums), Robin Campbell (guitar/vocals), Earl Falconer (bass/vocals), Norman Lamont Hassan (percussion/vocals), Martin Meredith (keyboards/WX7/saxophone), Tony Mullings (keyboards), Laurence Parry (trumpet/flugal/trombone), Ian Thompson (saxophone) – and lead vocalist Matt Doyle – are an English reggae and dad multi-cultural band at first shaped in Birmingham, England, has been appearing to a global target audience since 1978. UB40’s new lead singer, Matt Doyle, joined the band as lead vocalist in 2021, taking up for a retired Duncan Campbell. The band requested Doyle to return onboard after his team, KIOKO, opened for them at The Royal Albert Corridor in 2018 (after which supported UB40 on their next UK excursion and Eu excursions). Doyle’s lead vocals also are featured at the monitor “You Don’t Name Anymore” from BIGGA BAGGARIDDIM, not too long ago launched remaining 12 months.
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