UK Tour – June 2015 support from BY THE RIVERS
Derrick “Duckie” Simpson is the founder and leader of Grammy Award winning Reggae Legends BLACK UHURU. They have remained to be one of the most recognized and prolific reggae band for over 40 years. They went on to have a successful career in the 1980’s, with their album ‘Anthem’ winning the first ever Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album in 1985, the Line up has changed numerous times over the years!Further details will be announced..for this exciting and lively event. Their brand of reggae music is a heady mix that will hold onto you with vocals that bring a strictly roots vibe.
Since their 1977’s debut album “Love Crises” the band have released more than 25 albums including “Red” which was voted in Rolling Stone Magazine Top 100 albums of the 1980’s , “Sinsemilla” & “Brutal”.Black Uhuru’s song “Great Train Robbery” from the album Brutal appears in the Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas video game soundtrack, on the fictitious radio station K-Jah West.
The band’s first London show since 2013 and they will be performing hits such as “What is Life?”, “Sponji Reggae”, “Guess who’s coming to Dinner?” & “Shine Eye Gal”.
Black Uhuru UK Tour Dates
Tue, 2 Jun Club Academy, Manchester, UK
Tue, 30 Jun Manchester Academy, Manchester, UK
Wed, 1 Jul Motion & the Marble Factory, Bristol, UK
Thurs, 2nd July Under the Bridge London UK
Lovers of Reggae music check out Reggae Legends Black Uhuru live in London this Summer at the UnderTheBridge.