Reggae Fridays - Open Mic Night

Welcome back to Reggae Fridays 1st Anniversary celebration featuring our special guest – dancehall legend Tippa Irie.

With a full live band, open mic, showcase artists and special guest 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 ticket or reserve an open mic slot here.

Launched in May 2022 Reggae Fridays happens monthly and features established reggae artists and upcoming talent at the CultureMix Arts and Music Centre in Reading

In the last year Reggae Friday has featured a range of reggae royalty including British lovers rock artist Peter Hunnigale, the front man of Musical Youth fame Dennis Seaton, Empress of Roots Soul Teshay Makeda, roots reggae singer Prince Malachi, singer songwriter Jnr Watson, Reggae’s Got Talent winner Rafeelya, and a surprise visit from Bob Marley’s guitarist Junior Marvin. More

With reggae royalty gracing the stage, the popular nights are well attended with artists backed by 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.

Tickets £5 for all entries. BOOK HERE via Eventbrite

We welcome musicians, singers, rappers and spoken word artists to sign up and take part in the Open Mic from 9pm to 10pm. Booking in advance is recommended. 

Don’t miss out – get yourself a £5 ticket, come with your family and friends and enjoy an up close and personal reggae music celebration with performances from international and local talent, and DJ Lou Mulato spinning tunes in between acts.

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.