• Trojan Records Takeover w/ Trojan Explosion & Rhoda Dakar - Mcr

  • Sat, 15-02-2020 at 23:00
  • Band on the Wall
    27-29 Swan Street
    M4 5JZ Manchester
Trojan Records Takeover w/ Trojan Explosion & Rhoda Dakar - Mcr - Band on the Wall - Manchester

Trojan Records Takeover w/ Trojan Explosion & Rhoda DakarSaturday 15th FebruaryTickets on sale now via bit.ly/trojanrecordsbotwTrojan Records, the home of Reggae music since 1968, take over Band on the Wall for one night only, with Sheffield sound system Trojan Explosion and 2-tone star Rhoda Dakar (The Bodysnatchers).Trojan Records isn’t just one of the most iconic British record labels - it has dictated fashion, influenced music and changed youth culture since its launch over 50 years ago.Named after the Trojan truck used to transport Duke Reid’s sound system around Jamaica, the label was instrumental in introducing the sound of the island to the world at large. Over the years that have followed, Trojan has continually drawn upon its legendary roots to showcase the very best variety of musical styles, from ska and rock steady to roots and dub, releasing scores of major hits that have profoundly influenced the sound of popular music, with the likes of Desmond Dekker, Gregory Isaacs, Dennis Brown, John Holy, Ken Boothe, Toots & the Metals and a certain Bob Marley among its formidable roster of acts.In 2018, Trojan’s commitment to championing the very best in quality bass influenced music was evidenced by a series of acclaimed releases, the award winning ‘Rudeboy’ documentary, the best-selling ‘Story of Trojan’ book and numerous high-profile events celebrating its half-centenary.Now in its 51st year, Trojan aims to further build upon its profound legacy, promoting the sounds of Jamaica through new, exciting physical and digital collections, club nights throughout Europe, a radio show on Soho Radio and its involvement in a series of prestigious concerts.This is a standing show.====FOOD AND DRINK====Open from 5pm on gig nights, our bar is the perfect pre-show meeting place. Every gig night we serve up a range of freshly-prepared pizza, bar snacks, over 50 speciality gins with paired tonic waters, beers, wines, fine spirits and more.Get down early and sample our delicious food and renowned gin menu.====HAPPY HOUR====Sun-Fri 5-7pm / Sat 12pm-7pmPint Carlsberg Pilsner £3Bottle House Wine £12Prosecco £15Two Cocktails £12House doubles £5Pizza & Pint/Soft Drink £9Two Pizzas & Bottle House Wine £20More info: https://bandonthewall.org/food-drink/====TICKET EXCHANGE====We know that sometimes you can't make it to a show you've got tickets for. If you would like to pass on your tickets for a sold out show to someone else, we recommend listing them via Twickets, an ethical and secure face value fan-to-fan ticket exchange.If you are looking for tickets to a sold out show, we strongly advise you DO NOT PURCHASE from people you don't know online - particularly those advertising spares on Facebook, due to a sharp rise in scammers and touts.More info on Twickets here: https://www.twickets.live