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Music, Thu 2 Aug 2018, free entry

Salute to Reggae

Salute to Reggae


SALUTE TO REGGAE – Leeds, is taking place recognising the 50th Year of UK Reggae. BLACK MUSIC FESTIVAL is pleased to be showcasing how Leeds has been integral in the development of this genre of music and have several national and international acclaims such as ROYAL BLOOD, sisters born and reside in Leeds developing a melodic rhythm of Reggae.  The Sound Systems such as MAGNUM 45;JUNGLE WARRIOR; SPARTA; MAVERICK; IRATION STEPPAS to name but a few that rivalled outside cities.  This concert will be a salute to national but more important our local contribution to UK Reggae which has influenced the younger generation in adapting it further such Gentleman’s Dub Club.  Influenced politics, and communities. 

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 2 Aug 2018 00:00 to 00:00


Free entry



    LCC Events Team


    Millennium Square,
    LS2 3AD



    See location of Millennium Square on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 298339  Lat: 53.80096 Long: -1.54806

    By Road: From all routes head towards Leeds city centre. Arriving in Leeds, follow the signs for the loop road. This road will take you around the city centre on a one way system. Millennium Square is located at junction four of the loop. Parking is located signposted around the city centre, with coach parking found next to it.

    By public transport: From Leeds city station exit the train station by the Queens hotel and cross over the road by the Park Plaza hotel. Walk straight up Park Row and cross The Headrow. Continue straight on and cross over Great George Street. Millenium Square is found straight ahead. From Leeds bus station head towards the market on New York Street, turn right onto Vicar Lane and at the crossroads, turn left onto the Headrow. Walk down The Headrow until you get to a crossroads with Nero on your left and Radisson SAS on your right. Turn right towards Radisson SAS and then walk straight on to Great George Street. Millenium Square is found straight ahead.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Leeds station