Macka B embarks on UK tour

The roots legend is gearing up to tour the UK this autumn.

Amelia Ward

Last updated: 9th Aug 2017.
Originally published: 8th Aug 2017

Image: Macka B

British reggae icon, Macka B is gearing up to hit the road for his 'Health Is Wealth Tour', which kicks off on Saturday 14th October in Chelmsford.

Born to Jamaican parents in the Midlands, Macka B grew up listening to reggae, as well as learning to play the violin and singing in the school choir. He formed the Exodus sound system and became a Rastafarian following his 1982 trip to Jamaica.

His 1986 debut album, Sign Of The Times was received well in the UK, and he has gone on to release a steady flow of material, as well as touring both alone and with other respected artists including The Wailers and Lee Perry.

More recently he has become known for his 'Medical Monday' and 'What Me Eat Wednesday' Youtube videos, including 'Cucumba' that went viral, reaching in excess of 30 million views after being shared on social media.

Full tour dates and Macka B tickets are available below.

Chelmsford - Bassment, Saturday 14th October

Bristol - The Fleece, Monday 16th October

Whitstable - Duke Of Cumberland, Friday 20th October 

Bethesda - Neuadd Ogwen, Saturday 4th November

Norwich - Norwich Arts Centre, Friday 10th November

Leamington Spa - Zephyr Lounge, Saturday 11th November

Leicester - 2Funky Music Cafe, Friday 17th November

London - The Garage London, Saturday 18th November

Brighton - Komedia, Monday 27th November