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Nile Rodgers And Annie Mac To Headline Camp Bestival 2019

Nile Rodgers & Chic and Annie Mac are to headline Camp Bestival.The pair will join previously announced headliners Jess Glynne and The Human League at the music festival, which will take place at Dorset's Lulworth...

Lost Bob Marley Recordings Restored To Former Glory

Thirteen reel-to-reel master tapes of original live recordings of concerts in London and Paris had been discovered in a damp hotel basement in London's Kensal Rise, where the reggae legend and his group The Wailers...

The Wailers To Play Legend In Its Entirety On 30th Anniversary Tour

The existing members of Bob Marley's backing band The Wailers are celebrating the 30th anniversary of their greatest album Legend by hitting the road to perform it in its entirety.Founding member Aston 'Family Man' Barrett...

Ellie Goulding, Goo Goo Dolls And Pretty Lights Are Among The Acts To Look Forward To At Florida's Sunfest 2014

SunFest is back in Florida once again with another impressively diverse line-up and non-stop activity for five days. This year, the bill is headlined by Kid Rock, Ellie Goulding and Robin Thicke.Probably the best sun-soaked...

Rohan Marley Defends Snoop Dogg Over Rastafari Move

Bob Marley's son Rohan has jumped to the defence of rapper Snoop Dogg after one of his late father's The Wailers bandmates accused the rapper of fraudulently posing as a Rastafarian.Bunny Wailer took aim at...

Bunny Wailer Takes Aim At Snoop Dogg For New Rastafari Persona

Bob Marley's former The Wailers bandmate Bunny Wailer has taken aim at rapper Snoop Dogg for posing as a member of the Rastafari movement after immersing himself in Jamaican culture last year (12).The hip-hop superstar...

Stone Roses Announce Support Acts

Beady Eye, Professor Green and Primal Scream have been announced as support acts for the Stone Roses' comeback shows.The legendary 'Fool's Gold' hitmakers will play three dates at Manchester's Heaton Park on June 29, 30...

Marley Family Lose Court Battle

Bob Marley's family have lost a legal battle over copyright of the singer's music. The wife and children of the iconic reggae star were hoping to obtain copyrights to five of the late singer's best-known...

Wailer Pulls Out Of Reggae Show Over Perry Spat

A much-anticipated reggae supershow in New York, which was to feature long-time rivals BUNNY WAILER and LEE 'SCRATCH' PERRY, has been postponed after the legends' dislike for each other came to a head. Wailer has...

Marley Musician Loses Royalties Battle

BOB MARLEY's former THE WAILERS bandmate ASTON 'FAMILY MAN' BARRETT has lost his battle to claim $108 million (GBP60 million) in unpaid royalties from the Marley family and Island Records. A British High Court judge...

Stars Sign Up To Play Anti-racism Festival

Ex-BLUR guitarist GRAHAM COXON and THE BUZZCOCKS are among the artists who will perform at the UK's biggest anti-racism festival in London's Finsbury Park on 8 July (06). The free event, organised by London Mayor...

Marley's Widow Disputes Bassist's Royalties Claim

LATEST: BOB MARLEY did not consider bassist ASTON 'FAMILY MAN' BARRETT a member of his band THE WAILERS, the reggae legend's widow RITA told London's High Court yesterday (28MAR06). Guitarist Barrett, who played with Marley's...

Cliff, Wailers And Skatalites Entertain Monaco Royals

Reggae stars JIMMY CLIFF, THE WAILERS and THE SKATALITES entertained Monaco's royal family at Monte Carlo's Rose Ball on Saturday (25MAR06). I CAN SEE CLEARLY NOW hitmaker Cliff opened the glitzy event, which was attended...

Kanal To Launch Reggae Label With Elan

Enterprising NO DOUBT star TONY KANAL is set to launch his own reggae record label. The rocker will debut reggae sensation ELAN on his Kingsbury Studios label this spring (06). Elan's album TOGETHER AS ONE...

Marley's Bassist Sues For Royalties

Late reggae legend BOB MARLEY's bassist ASTON 'FAMILY MAN' BARRETT is suing Universal-Island Records and UMG Recordings for $60 million (GBP35 million) in unpaid royalties. Barrett, 59, and his late brother CARLTON began playing with...

Ziggy Marley Hopes For Quick End To Lawsuit Over Dad.s Music

Reggae legend BOB MARLEY's son ZIGGY MARLEY is hoping for a quick settlement in a lawsuit over royalties from his dad's music. ASTON 'FAMILYMAN' BARRETT, a former member of BOB MARLEY + THE WAILERS,...

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