Preview: David Rodigan’s Roots & Branches Weekender @ Village Underground (London; Friday 12th & Saturday 13th October 2018)

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David Rodigan is celebrating his 40th year presenting, DJ-ing and broadcasting the music and culture of Jamaica. From the beginning, in the 60s, with Trojan Records opening in England, Rodigan has closely followed the music and has been a one-stop shop for British reggae lovers, broadcasting the latest music from the island on huge stations such as the BBC. Rodigan is a staple and icon of British dancehall and sound system culture.

In celebration of this illustrious career, Rodigan is launching a new club night at Village Underground, Roots and Branches, a clever play on the first ‘roots reggae’ music to spread from Jamaica to England and the subsequent genres that branched from it.

With special guests like Saxon Sound, DJ Randall and Breakage, this weekender will be a bass-heavy celebration of reggae, ska and dancehall fit for any Jamaican music lover.

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