Jamaica 50 2012

Wednesday 25th July to Sunday 5th August 2012
IndigO2, The O2 Arena, Millennium Way, Greenwich, London, England MAP
from £31.10 to £56.50
daily capacity: 400
last updated: Fri 13th Jul 2012

The celebration of the 50th anniversary of Jamaica's independence. London's IndigO2 will play host to the Respect Jamaica 50th Festival with some of the most iconic reggae, ska and dub artists appearing together on stage during the twelve-day event.

The two week extravaganza, from Thursday 25th July until Monday 6th August will include a multitude of legendary Jamaican singers, DJs, writers, comedians, actors and poets from Damian Marley, Junior Murvin, and Lee 'Scratch' Perry to Shaggy and Jimmy Cliff.

Line-up

Other artists confirmed on the roster include: Tappa Zukie, Jamaican Legends Band, Mutabaruka, John Holt, Freddie McGregor, Tarrus Riley, Toots & The Maytals, Young Toots, Horace Andy, Morgan Heritage, Raging Fyah, Yellowman, Dennis Alcapone, Benjamin Zephaniah, U-Roy, The Abyssinians, Winston Reedy, Mad Professor, Mighty Diamonds, Leroy 'Heptones' Sibbles, Marcia Griffiths, Maxi Priest, Gyptian, Johnny Clarke, Derrick Morgan, Max Romeo, Jah9, Sir Lloyd Coxsone, Michael Prophet, Gaylads, Bob Andy, Fatman Hi Fi, and Jah Shaka Sound System.

The line-up details confirmed so far are as follows:

Wednesday 25th July: Lee Scratch Perry, Junior Murvin, Mad Professor

Thursday 26th July: Damian Marley

Friday 27th July: Damian Marley, Tappa Zukie, U-Roy, Yellowman, Dennis Alcapone, Winston Reedy

Sunday 29th July: Ernest Ranglin, Sly & Robbie, Monty Alexander, Bitty Mclean

Monday 30th July: Mutabaruka, Benjamin Zephaniah, The Abyssinians, Jah9

Tuesday 31st July: John Holt, Mighty Diamonds, Leroy 'Heptones' Sibbles

Wednesday 1st August: Freddie McGregor, Marcia Griffiths, Maxi Priest

Thursday 2nd August: Gyptian, Tarrus Riley, Natty

Friday 3rd August: Toots & The Maytals, Junior Toots, Sir Lloyd Coxsone & Fatman Hi Fi

Saturday 4th August: Horace Andy, Johnny Clarke, Michael Prophet

Sunday 5th August: Morgan Heritage, Shaggy, Raging Fyah

Monday 6th August: Jimmy Cliff & Oneness, Derrick Morgan, Max Romeo, The Gaylads, Bob Andy.

Tickets

Tickets are priced from £31.10 to £56.50 depending upon event. To buy tickets click here.

More info

Authentic Jamaican food and drink will also be on hand during the festivities for everyone to enjoy. All key Olympic events will also be screened at the venues to ensure none of the action is missed, including Jamaica's hotly anticipated gold medal run.

Accommodation

This event does not have camping but there are a number of hotels, hostels and guest houses in the area.

More information will be here when available.

Wednesday 25th July to Sunday 5th August 2012
IndigO2, The O2 Arena, Millennium Way, Greenwich, London, England MAP
from £31.10 to £56.50
daily capacity: 400
last updated: Fri 13th Jul 2012


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