Legendary Reggae Outfit Black Uhuru Announce Headlining Tour With Support From Mike Pinto & Confirm New Album To Be Released In 2014
Legendary reggae act Black Uhuru has announced they have inked a new deal for the release of their upcoming studio album in early 2014. The group has also announced the dates for their upcoming headlining tour across the United States with Mike Pinto as support throughout November and December.
Black Uhuru are a Jamaican reggae group formed in the Waterhouse district of Kingston Jamaica in 1972, initially as Uhuru (Swahili for 'freedom'). Over the years, Black Uhuru have released many successful albums and remained one of the most important and highly influential reggae artists in the world. Black Uhuru's album "Red" was ranked #23 on Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the 100 Greatest albums of the '80s, they have won a Grammy Award for "Best Reggae Album" and been nominated five times throughout their career. The group have also scored a number one single in the UK for their now classic track "What is Life?". In addition to their other accomplishments, Black Uhuru is the only reggae group to have won the Diamond Awards of Excellence.
Throughout their career, Black Uhuru have become ambassadors of reggae on a worldwide scale and influenced countless artists around the globe.
With 14 full length albums, 7 instrumental dub albums, and 4 live albums they have the highest record sales in reggae music behind Bob Marley.
BLACK UHURU TOUR DATES:
Nov 05 – Austin, TX - Flamingo
Nov 07 – Atlanta, GA - Variety
Nov 08 – Orlando, FL - Social
Nov 09 – Tampa, FL - State Theatre
Nov 10 – Miami, FL - Grand Central
Nov 12 – Jacksonville, FL - Freebird
Nov 13 – Wilmington, NC - Ziggy's
Nov 14 – Charlottesville, VA – The Southern
Nov 15 – New York, NY - BB Kings
Nov 16 - Washington, DC - Howard TH
Nov 17 – Norfolk, VA - Jewish Mother
Nov 19 - Philadelphia PA - World Café Live
Nov 20 - Cleveland, OH - Beachland Ballroom
Nov 22 - St. Louis, MO - Duck Room
Nov 23 - Chicago, IL - Mayne Stage
Nov 24 – Minnesota, MN - Cedar Cultural
Nov 26 – Boulder, CO - Fox Theatre
Nov 27 - Park City, UT - Park City Live
Nov 29 - South Lake Tahoe, CA - Mont Blue Casino
Nov 30 - Los Angeles, CA - Roxy
Dec 03 – Phoenix, AZ - Pub rock
Dec 04 – Flagstaff, AZ - Orpheum
Dec 05 - San Diego, CA - Belly UP
Dec 06 - Sacramento, CA - Powerhouse
Dec 07 - Santa Cruz, CA - Moe's
Dec 08 - San Francisco, CA – Independent
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