The iconic Reggae group from the United Kingdom, UB40, announced a new Hawai’i tour date.
With international success fueled by classic hit songs like “Can’t Help Falling in Love”, “Red Red Wine”, “Impossible Love”, “Cherry Oh Baby” and “Kingston Town” among others, UB40 made reggae a major portion of the soundtrack to the 1980s. There is a reason that after 30 years of touring the globe, fans still continue to sell out arenas and headline music festivals on every continent; the songs UB40 recorded are timeless.
UB40 with original founding members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey have been touring since late in 2014, and even released an album on October 6, 2014, titled Silhouette.
However, Ali’s brothers have continued on touring since 2008 called UB40, although with “a singer who has never made a record,” as stated by Ali Campbell to UK Press last year.
Ali Campbell even went as far as to call his brothers’ band “The Dark Side”.
The Reunited Tour with UB40 is currently in the midst of a world tour, a couple times around, actually. The busy touring schedule has included stops in North America with dates in Canada and all throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and now, UB40 will soon be making their way through the islands with stops in Honolulu, New Zealand, Australia, as well as South Africa as the calendar changes from 2016 to 2017.
UB40 has announced their performance in Honolulu, Hawai’i for January 21st, nearly one year to the day of their last tour through Hawai’i. On January 28th and 29th, 2016, UB40 performed two sold-out shows at the Blaisdell Arena after such high demand created the necessity to add a second show.
Tickets for the January 21, 2017 show in Honolulu are currently on sale, ranging in prices from $69-$249.
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Video: UB40 – “Here I Am”