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Neville Staple Band (ex-Specials) + Laid Blak

21 December, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Neville Staple Band (ex-Specials) + Laid Blak

Support from Gardna + Gorilla Tactics DJs

Friday 21st December – Doors 8pm

Earlybird tickets £16.50 / general release £20

The Cheese & Grain, Frome


South West events/festival production & promotions outfit GORILLA TACTICS return to The Cheese & Grain on the Friday before Christmas (21st Dec), with a festive knees-up for all ages. Live music comes courtesy of former The Specials singer NEVILLE STAPLE and his full band. Massive support band + DJ lineup to be announced. Good times guaranteed.
Headlining the night is the Neville Staple Band, fronted by THE original rudeboy & former frontman of the iconic & defining ska band – The Specials. Expect to hear some of Neville’s own material, some arrangements of his very favourite old school Ska numbers, as well as some classic hits in the mix!

Also on the bill are urban reggae heavyweights LAID BLAK. As live performers Laid Blak are a phenomenon, one reviewer went as far as to describe them as ‘the essential festival band’. No one ever forgets a Laid Blak performance, the charisma of the vocalists and the musical dexterity of the band leave a lasting impression. Winning over even the most cynical of punter and making
them shock-out on the dancefloor.

“Whether you are white or black, slim or fat….don’t worry bout that. Just make your body rock…non stop” – MC Joe Peng.


Gardna brings a strong presence to the stage where he invites the audience into his world of late nights and big bad sounds. Harbouring true passion for sound system culture and being blessed as a wordsmith has allowed Gardna to approach the music game from a fresh perspective to truly make an impact on the worldwide underground bass circuit.


Hosts & DJ support, Gorilla Tactics, are fresh off their summer festival tour, with stages/performances at Boomtown Fair, Shindig Weekender, Wonderfields, Nozstock and Balter, alongside their Bristol & Bath monthly collaborations & residencies. Expect a mix of funk, sleaze and party jams.


Earlybird tickets: £16.50
General release tickets: £20



21 December, 2018
8:00 pm - 12:00 am


Cheese & Grain
01373 455 420


Gorilla Tatics