Saturday 04 May 2019, 6pm - 10pm
The Nick Rayns LCR, UEA
Global Beats, Irie Heights, 1 Unit Entertainment & VMS Live brings you a series of shows throughout the UK in late April & early May featuring some of Jamaica’s living Reggae legends; Max Romeo, Eek a Mouse, The Mighty Diamonds & Big Youth.
Max Romeo is a reggae and roots reggae recording artist who has achieved chart success in his home country, and in the UK. He has had huge success with songs like ‘Wet Dream’, ‘War inna Babylon’ and ‘Chase the Devil’ which was also sampled by The Prodigy.
The minute you hear Eek A Mouse, you never forget him. His vocal style and catchphrases made him one of the most exciting Dee-Jays and performers of his era. Eek A Mouse sent the Jamaican dancehalls raving in 1979 with his very DJ single ‘Once a Virgin’ which then continued throughout the eighties with a string of hits including ‘Sensi Party’, ‘Ganja Smuggling’, ‘Annerexol’ & ‘Wah Do Dem’
The Mighty Diamonds are an influential Jamaican harmony trio From the 1970’s recording roots rock reggae. Best known for their 1976 debut album ‘Right Time’ the 1979 release ‘Deeper Roots’ and the Sly & Robbie produced ‘Pass the Kutchie’, which was later covered by Musical Youth who then attained UK chart success.