Star-studded Lineup for Errol Dunkley’s Birthday Bash
Veteran Reggae singer Errol Dunkley is looking forward to his upcoming birthday bash.
The ‘Black Cinderella’ singer will celebrate his birthday in fine style with a big event this Saturday at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in Kingston.
The event which is dubbed ‘Errol Dunkley’s Birthday Bash in Lovers Rock Style’ will feature a plethora of veteran Reggae acts including the likes of Freddie McGregor, Ken Boothe, Gem Myers, Frankie Paul, Pam Hall, Big Youth, Carl Dawkins, Josey Wales, Eddy Fitzroy, Tony Tuff, Dennis Walks and Leroy Gibbons.
The lineup will also feature Quench Aid, Egg Nog, Super Blacks, Kibba Ranks, I Saba Tooth, General Juggler, Daddy Shark, Gandy Dandy, Jesse Reds and Steve Machete.
“I want all my fans and supporters to come out and celebrate my birthday with me this Saturday night. It’s going to be a fantastic event; we have put together a great lineup of artistes. This event is not to missed,” said Dunkley.
Lloyd Parkes & We The People Band will be the backing band for the concert. Music will be provided by Black Pepper disco. Admission is $1,000 presold and $1,500 at the gate. Show time is 9 pm. Tickets are available at Derrick Harriot’s (Twin Gates Plaza).
Errol Dunkley began his career at the age of 14 in 1965 with a single produced by Linden Pottinger titled Gypsy (a duet with Roy Shirley). After he made his debut, he went on to record for a number of other producers including Joe Gibbs and Coxsone Dodd.
In 1972, he recorded one of his most popular singles, Black Cinderella, for producer Jimmy Radway. He continued to record throughout the 70s and became very popular in the UK, where he scored one of his biggest hits, Ok Fred, towards the end of the decade.