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Jamaican Independence day with Gabbidon Band tickets

The Blue Piano in Birmingham

Saturday 6th August 2022

7:00pm til 10:00pm (Performance starts 9:00pm)

Minimum Age: 18

A celebration of Jamaican independence with good vibes , food and of course Basil Gabbidon band providing the best reggae music

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Jamaican Independence day with Gabbidon Band on Saturday 6th August 2022

Led by Basil Gabbidon, founder member of Steel Pulse, one of the biggest Reggae bands to come out of Birmingham and the UK, GABBIDON makes sure that Reggae music remains live in Birmingham, the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

Basil has had a varied and successful career in Reggae music as lead guitarist, singer, songwriter for the last 4 decades.

Basil taught himself how to play the guitar when he was 14 after hearing Nimey’s song ‘Blood and Fire’ and the ‘Cath A Fire’ album by Bob Marley and the Wailers. Whilst in secondary school, he formed the worldwide renown band Steel Pulse with his school friend David Hinds. He recorded 4 albums with the group (Hands worth Revolution, Tribute to the Martyrs, Caught You and True Democracy) before leaving in 1981 and this has led to him to experiment with new ideas and new sounds whilst still maintaining the Steel Pulse flavour. After a short break, he formed his next band ‘BASS DANCE’, touring Europe and England for many years, recording ‘Loud’ and ‘Louder’.


Basil Gabbidon – Lead Guitar

Paul Beckford – Bass Guitar

Candice Gabbidon – Lead and Backing Vocals

Catherine Beroard-Gabbidon – Backing Vocals and Keyboard

And will be joined by guests:

Colin Gabbidon – Drums

Benny – Vocals

Israel Vernon - Keyboard

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