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Johnny2bad (UB40 tribute)

JOHNNY2BAD (UB40 tribute) present an unmatched tribute to this Legendary reggae band, performing up to two hours of classic UB40 tracks totally live.


JOHNNY2BAD (UB40 tribute) present an unmatched tribute to the talents of one of the greatest Reggae bands to come out of the UK, performing up to two hours of classic UB40 tracks totally live. This phenomenal band are in huge demand throughout the UK and Europe, with the band Headlining festival and theater shows in Holland, Belgium and Poland over the past few years, making them highly sought after .

The show features all the hits of the legendary UB40 , such as - Kingston Town – Red Red Wine – Can't Help Falling in Love – Homely Girl – Rats in mi Kitchen – Cherry oh Baby – 1 in 10 – Baby Come Back, and many more, fully live for nearly 2 hours ( show can be split 2 x 45 min with encore )

The stage show is spectacular and is non-stop from the first song with the crowds up dancing and singing immediately, that spurs the brass section midway through the set to venture out into the audience during certain songs. This band are as tight as anything you will have ever heard with a Stage performance second to none.

They were the first ever British reggae band to hit the charts in Lithuania, the BBC TV news team even flew out to film them on tour there, and while there they appeared on a few Lithuanian TV shows, including: Lithuanian Eurovision, Saturday Night Prime Time, and Breakfast TV shows. The Lithuanian Ambassador made a special trip to the UK to meet the band and honor them for helping to promote his country and culture in such a positive way.

They embark on their tours spreading positive reggae vibes across the globe.

Please contact for bookings or any other enquiries
Contact Name: Mikey Nanton
Tel: +44 (0)7785716246
Email. mikeynanton@hotmail.com

Key Facts

In Business Since 2008
Will travel Internationally
Public Liability Insurance Yes
Equipment PAT Certified Yes
Price Guide £1600 + depending on distance of travel
VAT Registered
Set-up time required 30 mins
Band Size 8 members
Line-up Leads Vocals, Keyboards + B.V's, Trombone +B.V's, Sax + B.V's, Trumpet, Drums, Bass Guitar, Lead Guitar
Male Vocals Yes
Female Vocals No
Own PA No
Own Lighting No
Christmas songs No
Previous Clients The JamHouse, Birmingham, UK Congress Theatre, Wales, UK Bath Pavilion, Bristol, UK Reggae Night, Nijmegen, Holland Schaaf Theater, Leeuwarden, Holland Longbridge Social Club, Birmingham, UK Oakengates Theatre, Telford, UK Kickoff Fest, Drachten, H
We offer We offer Live Entertainment for a full 90 mins plus encore set, or a full 2 x 45 mins plus encore set of a Sizzling UB40 tribute show, plus a few covers thrown in.
Special Offer We could also do a Special offer of a Full Live 2 hour UB40 set with encore, if requested.

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Johnny2bad (UB40 tribute)
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    Mikey Nanton

    Mobile: +44(0)7785716246
    Email: [javascript protected email address]


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