A Joyous Jamaican Journey
Join us as we tell the story of Reggae music and the Windrush Generation and hear how their music took the world by storm.
Narrated by comedian John Simmit and featuring ska, rock steady, calypso, gospel, lovers rock, dancehall and Reggae played live by the JA Reggae Band.
Get ready to dance to the music of Desmond Dekker, Jimmy Cliff, Bob Marley, Lord Kitchener, Millie Small and many more.
Following the success of its 2020 tour and, given that many performances were inevitably cancelled due to Covid-19, we will be continuing to offer this production in 2021.
“This is a fantastic show, informative, hugely entertaining & the music – WOW!!!…the two vocalists were outstanding & gave me chills with their amazing voices.”
The Man and His Music
Following the same format as our highly successful production RUSH this production will be a narrated musical.
A Jamaican singer, songwriter and musician Bob Marley is considered one of the pioneers of reggae, his musical career was marked by fusing elements of reggae, ska, and rocksteady, as well as his distinctive vocal and song-writing style. Marley’s contributions to music increased the visibility of Jamaican music and made him a global figure in popular culture that resonates to this day.
Infusing his music with his own sense of spirituality, he secured his enduring position as a Rastafari Icon.
Join us in discovering all aspects of Bob Marley’s life and the impact one man’s music made both politically and musically.
An amazing line up of musicians will present an evening of live music which will be both informative and entertaining.
Image credit: Dave Sotogi – Artist (www.desotogi.co.nz)
Signed, Sealed and Delivered
Child prodigy “Little Stevie Wonder” made his recording debut aged 11 and went on to become one of the worlds most creative and much loved musical figures.
2020 marked an incredible 7th decade in the music industry for this iconic star.
With an enviable body of work including ‘I Was made to Love her’, ‘My Cherie Amour’, and an array of No 1 pop and R&B hits peppering the 70’s such as ‘Superstition’, ‘You Are the Sunshine of My Life’, and ‘Higher Ground’, he cemented his place in musical history.
We invite you to celebrate with us the story of this man’s amazing life and career as told by our narrator and featuring top class musicians performing live.