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Salute to Reggae 2019

Salute to Reggae 2019

Salute2Reggae is a BHI event which sits within their Black Music Festival citywide programme.  The concert celebrates UK Reggae in the heart of Leeds City Centre – Millennium Square.  The concert is an intimate vibrant event, showcasing the varying genres of Reggae, from Dancehall, to Ital.  Aimed to please the lovers of Reggae.  Celebrating yesteryear and presenting tomorrow! Merchandise, Authentic Caribbean Food will be on sale.  Safe for the family, Colleagues straight from the office or an arranged outing for family and friends an evening of Pure Entertainment #NuffNiceness”

Line-up

Dawn Penn

Stylo G

Kofi

Carrol Thompson

Graft

Annette Bee

Ras Fidel & The Harbingers

DJ Kenny B 

Additional information

Gates open at 5pm

Running order

Kenny B (DJ set) 5.45pm - 6pm

Ras Fidel - 6pm - 6.30pm

Graft - 6.40 - 7.00pm

Annette B - 7.05pm - 7.20pm

Carroll Thompson 7.30pm - 8pm

Kofi  - 8.10pm - 8.40pm

Stylo G - 8.45pm - 9.15pm

Dawn Penn - 9.30pm - 10pm

Announcement & End - 10pm - 10.25pm

Handy and helpful event information:

Timings

Kenny B (DJ set) 5.45pm - 6pm

Ras Fidel - 6pm - 6.30pm

Graft - 6.40 - 7.00pm

Annette B - 7.05pm - 7.20pm

Carroll Thompson 7.30pm - 8pm

Kofi  - 8.10pm - 8.40pm

Stylo G - 8.45pm - 9.15pm

Dawn Penn - 9.30pm - 10pm

Announcement & End - 10pm - 10.25pm

Ticket collection

Tickets can be collected on the day from the Carriageworks Theatre Box Office located on Millennium Square which will be open from 4.30pm until 8pm.

Millennium Square FAQs

For your safety, the venue security team will be running bag searches ahead of entering the arena for all events in Millennium Square. We advise you to plan your travel arrangements in advance and arrive in plenty of time.

Food  
Please note, you cannot bring your own food and drink (other than small 500ml water bottles with unbroken seals) into the arena. Free drinking water will be provided.

A selection of hot food will be available to purchase inside the arena along with a licensed festival bar offering beer, cider, wines, a selection of spirits and soft drinks. 

The Great British Weather 
It is an outdoor event – there is no roof cover and there will be no patio heaters. You are advised to dress warmly as, even on a nice day, the temperature will drop in the evening.

In the case of bad weather, you are advised to pack a waterproof as no large umbrellas are allowed, and umbrellas in general may restrict the views of others so you may be asked to put it down by a steward. Waterproof ponchos will be available to buy inside the arena at all three events.

​Cash Machines
Please note, there are no cash machines within the arena. The nearest is near Carriageworks, however due to long queues in previous years you may want to plan in advance.

Parking

The nearest secure parking is available at The Light (accessible via Great George Street) £8.50 between 6pm and 9am.


24 hour, 7 days a week parking is available at Woodhouse Lane car park. Price: £2.20 for 2 hours, 
£4.40 for 3 hours, £6.50 for 4 hours, £8 for 12 hours. 

On-street parking is also available. For further information on parking, please see the Leeds City Centre car parking map

How do I get into the arena?

The main entrance / exit gates to the concert arena are located on Cookridge Street (Gate C) adjacent to Leeds City Museum and on Portland Crescent (Gate A).

Can I leave the arena if needed?
No. There are no pass outs issued – when you’re in, you’re in.

Children
Anyone aged under 16 years must be accompanied by an adult. 

 

Access
Millennium Square is fully accessible, with a raised viewing platform, disabled toilets and a Changing Places high dependency unit. Full accessibility information and companion ticket details are available in PDF form or by calling the City Centre Box Office.

PRICES:

Early Bird | £7.50 (sold out)

General Admission | £10

With Special Guests

  • Dawn Penn
  • Stylo G
  • Kofi
  • Graft
  • Kenny B
  • Fidel and the Harbingers
  • Carol Thompson
  • Annette Bee