Misty In Roots plus support

Presented by Boss Sounds

Gateshead Old Town Hall

Alongside Steel Pulse and Aswad, Misty In Roots rank as the most important reggae band of their generation.

The UK’s greatest reggae group beloved by John Peel and pioneers of Rock Against Racism. Veterans of eight John Peel sessions, their 1979 masterpiece, Live at the Counter-Eurovision on their own People Unite label set a bench mark for UK reggae and ably demonstrated that the Southall group were more than a match for their Jamaican counterparts.

Sharing bills with the Clash and the Ruts cemented their reputation as one of the countries most important bands, subsequent tours of Africa saw the band go global. Headline shows at Glastonbury kept them in the public eye, they remain today one of the biggest names in roots reggae both at home and across Europe.

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