UB40 (Rock the Castle 2018)

16th June

UB40 (Rock the Castle 2018)

On Saturday 16th June 2018, the world’s most successful reggae band, UB40 are set to rock the castle!  With well known hits such as Red Red WineI Can’t Help Falling in Love With You, and Kingston Town, it is sure to be a fantastic night.

Formed in the summer of 1978, the band named themselves after an unemployment benefit form, and began rehearsing in a Birmingham basement. In the 80s and 90s, UB40 filled the charts, and reignited the global popularity of reggae. After nearly four decades of success, UB40 are a household name and considered one of the biggest UK music acts of all time, having had more than 50 singles in the UK Singles Charts, and sold over 70 million records worldwide.

Today the band remain a headline fixture at festivals, and continue to tour internationally.  Still made up of their key founding members, with the exception of lead singer Ali Campbell’s replacement by his brother, Duncan Campbell, in 2008, UB40 are Robin Campbell (co-lead vocals and guitar), Duncan Campbell (lead vocals) Earl Falconer (bass, vocal), Brian Travers (sax and keyboards), Jimmy Brown (drums), Norman Hassan (percussion, vocals). The band also features Martin Meredith (sax) and Lawrence Parry (trumpet), who have both been in UB40’s touring line-up for over twenty years, and Tony Mullins (keyboards), creating a genre-defining synergy of horns and rhythm section that are uniquely UB40.

Tickets

£35.00 (Standing Only)

Under-16s must be accompanied by an adult.  There are no concessions.

Tickets will be available from 24 November 2017 at 10am from Pembroke Castle Gift Shop, over the phone on 01646 681510 and online here.

 

Schedule

16:00     Gates open

The stage times will be announced closer to the date. The event will end at approx. 22:30.  Please be aware that these timings could be subject to change.

 

Extra Information

Please note that concertgoers are NOT permitted to bring into the venue any seats, furniture, food or drink among other items.  There will be a variety of food and drink available throughout the event.  Please click here to read the full Terms and Conditions before purchasing.

 

Also note that this is an outdoor concert and that it would be wise to dress appropriately for the weather.

 

For more information please click here.

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