8-piece pure dub-reggae act, Backbeat Soundsystem, pulls in influences from across the music spectrum to create their vision of modern reggae. Lush harmonies, soaring melodies, flawless horn, undeniable groove alongside electronic dub effects, sirens and live analog synthesiser. Backbeat Soundsystem remind the world that dub reggae is at the forefront of dance music culture, and their show stopping performance leaves audiences mesmerised and pumped up by their live show.
Traditional reggae music slapped upside the head with a party stick. Stomping bass, dub synths & steady grooves. Their unique brand of funky, party reggae, blended with pop sensibilities provide an undeniable groove that create the perfect party and dancing atmosphere.
Appealing to all lovers of new & old reggae, dub and electronica they will leave infectious melodies that are sure to be in your head for days.
They regularly play many of the UK’s best festivals including Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party, Boomtown & Larmer Tree and have supported the likes of the Easy Star Allstars, Cypress Hill, Dreadzone, Dub Pistols and Natty.
Advance Tickets: £13/11/11 (Full/Span Arts Members & Concessions)
Newport Memorial Hall, Newport
Starts 8pm – Online sales close at 2pm on the day of the event. Box Office will re-open half an hour before show starts.
Box Office will re-open half an hour before show starts.