THE TROJAN label was launched in July 1967 to showcase productions by Duke Reid. Since then it has been a key player in presenting the best in Jamaican rocksteady and reggae.
The Trojan Sound System, formed in London in 2004, seeks to represent the label, playing and spreading the sound of reggae, throughout England and the world. Now the system is coming to Galway where is will play the Róisín Dubh on Saturday September 20 at 9pm.
Playing on the night will be Earl Gateshead, who began DJing in Brixton in 1979. He has worked as selector and MC with Cutty Ranks, Big Youth, and Dennis Alcapone.
Daddy Ad comes from Roots and Reality Soundsystem and has worked with Eek-A-Mouse and Tappa Zukie. He is responsible for the sound system’s FX, mixdowns, and sound.
The Sound System’s vocalists have 20 years experience as members of the great South London Sound Systems: Taurus, Sir Coxsone, and Saxon.
Tickets are available from the Róisín Dubh, Zhivago, and Redlight Records.