Welcome to Reggae Fridays Showcase. Our second year of celebrating live reggae music – this time with special guest reggae MC and drummer Horseman and featuring reggae artist Shumba Youth and multi talented singer songwriter, producer and voice-over artist Harmonie Dèja.
With a full live band we guarantee an unforgettable night of positive reggae vibes with an inviting Caribbean themed bar, bijou outside seating, and a warm friendly welcome.
You can book your tickets here.
Launched in May 2022 Reggae Fridays takes place monthly. For 2023 we offer a mix of events and tickets all at the one and only live reggae music venue in Reading – the CultureMix Arts and Music Centre.
Showcase Events headline established international reggae artists;
Open Mic Sessions where you can apply to take the stage with a live band;
Mini Showcase Events feature the very best upcoming reggae talent.
Reggae Fridays hosts a range of reggae royalty including dancehall legend Tippa Irie, British lovers rock artist Peter Hunnigale, the front man of Musical Youth fame Dennis Seaton, reggae singer songwriter Jnr Watson, Empress of Roots Soul Teshay Makeda, afrobeat and dub outfit Soothsayers, roots reggae singer Prince Malachi, Reggae’s Got Talent winner Rafeelya, and an impromptu performance from Bob Marley’s guitarist Junior Marvin. More
With reggae royalty gracing the stage, the popular nights are well attended with tickets selling out fast.
Artists are backed by a live band of the best British reggae musicians; drummer Carl ‘Carlalou’ Benjamin (The Wailers, Julian Marley, Lee Perry, Dawn Penn); keyboard player Cyrus ‘Monkites’ Richard (Black Uhuru, Mighty Diamonds, Abyssinians); Reggae Collective stalwart guitarist Derick Andrews (Boney M, Aqua Livi); all led by Grammy award winning producer, bass guitar supremo and musical director Don Chandler.
Booking in advance is recommended.
Don’t miss out – get yourself a £5 ticket, come with your family and friends and enjoy up close and personal reggae music performances from international artists with DJ Lou Mulato spinning tunes between sets.
This is an 18+ event. ID required on entry.
Find out how the Reading Reggae Collective started here.
Read about the History of Reggae Show.
Want to join the Collective? Contact us here.