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Saturday 22nd Sep 2018

The Piragons - John Holt tribute @ The Box, Crewe View map - The Box

The Piragons - John Holt tribute

Crewe! Give a very warm welcome to The Piragons - the UK`s No.1 John Holt tribute band, consisting of nine hugely experienced musicians including a brass section.

Fast becoming one of the most sought after acts on the UK and European gig and festival circuits, this unique blend of musicians do amazing work for this tribute to a legendary pioneer of reggae music - John Holt.

John Holt's voice graced literally hundreds of recordings, many of them now considered classics, while his groundbreaking albums, ‘The Further You Look’ and '1000 Volts Of Holt’ helped pushed the boundaries of Jamaican music beyond its previously conceived limits.

The Piragons have been together for 18 months and have performed over 100 shows and festivals. John Holt`s music is loved and well known through out the world he was one of the legendary pioneers of reggae in the music industry and other many musicians covered his own songs - Atomic kitten and Blondie The Tide Is High, UB40 Homely Girl, Wear You To The Ball, Love I Can Feel, Stick By Me, Dennis Brown Smiling Face, Ali Baba - He was portrayed as one of the greats of reggae music, over a 30 year career in music he released 40 albums!

The Piragons are the UK`S No1. They are unique as they are the only nine piece band doing this tribute.

Doors 8pm.

Tickets £7.00 +bf from Skiddle
or £7.00 advance from The Corner Bar or £10 on the door.

This is going to be a very special evening!

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