JUST ANNOUNCED // PAMA INTERNATIONAL PLAY THE TROJAN RECORDS SONGBOOK
We’re happy to welcome Pama International to St. Paul’s Friday 24 November 2017 – tickets go on sale this Friday at 9:00am
Following the sellout success of Pama International’s Trojan Records club night & UK tour, the band will be returning with their Trojan Records songbook show. A show that features the greatest hits of the worlds most iconic reggae label reimagined by Pama International.
Since its launch in the summer of 1968, Trojan Records has continually led the way in presenting the very best in classic Jamaican music to fans the world over.
During its early days, the company was instrumental introducing reggae into the mainstream, enjoying no less than 36 major UK hits between 1969 and 1975 and in so doing introducing the likes of Ken Boothe, Bob & Marcia, John Holt, Jimmy Cliff, Dave & Ansel Collins, The Pioneers and Toots & The Maytals to a global audience.
In 2006 Pama International became the first new band to sign to Trojan Records in 30 years. After a 7 year hiatus they returned with a new line up and album – Love & Austerity, which is due out in July 2017 and already picking up global airplay and praise.
“premier rocksteady” David Rodigan BBC1xtra
“as ever, their productions & taste are faultless” Craig Charles BBC6music
“they’re right up there with the best soul & reggae bands in the UK” Chris Hawkins BBC6music
Today, as Trojan approaches its 50th anniversary, it continues its long-standing undertaking of presenting only the very best in vintage ska, rock steady and reggae sounds.
Come join us for a truly unique celebration of the world’s best-loved and most iconic Jamaican music company and all its fantastic musical legacy