U-Roy & Black Uhuru to headline One Love

plus Orb Sound System, Al Campbell, Joseph Cotton, & many nmore

published: Wed 20th Feb 2013

Black Uhuru

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013
Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Upminster, Essex, RM14 2TN, England MAP
£120 adult weekend, child (5-16) £70, under 5s free
daily capacity: 4000
last updated: Thu 1st Aug 2013

Two Superstar Legends of Jamaican musical history and culture, U-Roy, and Black Uhuru, have been revealed as headliners for One Love - the UK's only annual reggae camping festival, which happens from Friday 16th until Sunday 18th August 2013 at Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Upminster, in Essex.

Black Uhuru
Both acts have altered and influenced the music that we hear today. Reggae Hero and pioneer of Toasting the legend U-Roy will be performing a full band 1.5hr show.

'The Originator' U-Roy revolutionized the musical style of Reggae in 1969 through Toasting or rapping over "versions" of popular songs remixed by King Tubby. Considered one of Jamaica's first Deejay stars, and one of the pioneers of rap. The Jamaican reggae living legend is back with a brand new album 'Pray Fi Di People' after 10 years of absence in the studios, and his headline performance is sure to be a memorable one for One Love fans.

Black Uhuru, one of reggae's all time supergroups, currently featuring Iqualah Rastafari with Duckie Simpson, Andrew Bees and Kay Stahr are probably best known for their hits 'Shine Eye Gal', 'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner', 'Sinsemilla', 'Solidarity', and 'What Is Life?'. They were the first group to win a Grammy for 'Anthem' in 1985.

Also confirmed for the line-up today are The Orb Sound System, Al Campbell, Joseph Cotton, Rod Taylor, Iqulah Rastafari, Enos Mcleod, Overproof Sound System, Serial Killaz, Remarc, Chopstick Dubplate feat Aries & Jacky Murda, Krak In Dub, Miniman ft Earl 16, Jideh High Element & Bunnington Judah, Heartical Sound, Creole ft The Dub Master, Subslayers ft Jay Cunning, King Yoof, Gold Dubs feat Moose, Slo Down, and Black Symbol.

Further new additions are Conscious Sounds feat King General & Culture Freeman, Lion Dub, Don Letts, Ragga Twins, Alpha Steppa, Adam Prescott, Vibration Lab, Mr Quest, Jah Scrachy ft Kris Khemist, Fogata Sounds, Patrick IOJ, Sammy Dread, 3 Lions Sound, Zion Inna Vision Soundsystem, Spydah, Inspirational Sounds, Jaylarno, Marshall D, Junglettes.

They join Aba Shanti Soundsystem, Arkital Sound, Arfur B, Bag E, Buckey Ranks, Channel One Soundsystem, Chris Culture, Congo Natty, Coxsone Sound System, Daddy Morse, David Judah, Defcon One, Dialect, Direct Impact, Digitaldubs, Digikal Roots, Dubforce, DJ Arcane, DJ As-If, DJ King Spinner, Earl Gateshead, East Court, Eccleton Jarrett, Genral Levy, Gregory Fabulous, Instrument Of Jah Sound System, Ijahman Levi, Iration Steppas, Inasound, Jah Tubby Sound System ft Erroll Bellot, Dixie Peach, Gregory Fabulous Et Le, J-Project, Joshua Moses, Jungle Rollerz ft Rumble, Kenni Wenna, King Tubbys Hi Fi, Kotch, Lady Jane, Lionsound, Lord Gellys Sound System ft - Mg Lord Gellys, Lotskee, H-Bom Lord Gellys, DJ Glamour, Andrew Fresh, Naffi I, Nick Manasseh, Ma Quest, Mixmaster Morris, Mostec, Mr Horsewell, Platinum Sound, Robbo Ranx, Sammy Dread, Saxon Sound System Marquee Full Sound System Full Crew All Weekend Long, Sister Nancy, David Rodigan, Skamanians , Smith & Mighty, Sniffa Ranks, The Renegade Live ft Ray Keith , Tailisman, Twilight Circus Dub Sound System, Unity Hi-Fi, Voytek, Youthman Promotion Sound, X-Nation, and more.

For the line-up details as available please click here.

Created in recognition of one of the worlds greatest ever rock gig, Bob Marley's famous 1978 'One Love' concert, the One Love Festival is the UK's only annual Reggae Camping Festival.

Tier 2 tickets are currently priced as follows:
An adult (aged 16+) ticket is priced at £110. Children's tickets (for those aged 5 to 15 years) are priced at £60. Children aged under 5 years can attend for free. Please note that all under 18 year olds must be accompanied to the festival by an adult.

An adult cannot be responsible for more than 4 under 18 year olds each. Proof of age for child tickets may be required on site. Live in vehicle tickets are priced at £40, and day tickets (with camping) are also available.

To buy tickets, click here.

Friday 16th to Sunday 18th August 2013
Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Upminster, Essex, RM14 2TN, England MAP
£120 adult weekend, child (5-16) £70, under 5s free
daily capacity: 4000
last updated: Thu 1st Aug 2013


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