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Reggae favourites gather for special city gig.

A HOST of reggae stars are coming to Birmingham this Christmas for a special gig.

I Love Reggae will be at the Genting Arena at Birmingham NEC on December 16, starring Shaggy, Maxi Priest, Chaka Demus & Pliers and Mitchell Brunings. Tickets cost from PS44 and go on general sale today (9am) at www.ticketfactory.com.

Shaggy headlines the concert after recent appearances at Glastonbury and the Strawberries and Creem music festivals and his hits include Boombastic, Oh Carolina and It Wasn't Me.

Chaka Demus & Pliers are the duo best known for hits Tease Me and Murder She Wrote, while Maxi Priest will no doubt be performing his songs Wild World and Close To You.

Mitchell Brunings is a reggae singer born in Surinam, South America and raised in the Netherlands, who shot to fame on The Voice of Holland with his version of Bob Marley's Redemption Song.

Earlier this year he starred in the world premiere of One Love: The Bob Marley Musical at Birmingham Rep.

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Date:Jul 28, 2017
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