About The Edinburgh Reggae Band – professional reggae & ska band based in Edinburgh, Scotland
The Edinburgh Reggae Band debuted on the Edinburgh music scene at the Edinburgh Food Festival and since then, they have been gigging non-stop at venues such as Mash House, Cabaret Voltaire, Stramash Edinburgh, The Cowshed, Studio 24, Malone's and various other prestigious venues.
The Edinburgh Reggae Band have secured multiple residencies and played over twenty gigs during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
Widely regarded as the finest reggae band UK has to offer, they are in demand for weddings, corporate events and parties throughout the UK and Europe.
The Edinburgh Reggae Band consists of seven members: first up on lead vocals/rhythm guitar, James Flynn, who brings the soulful sound of reggae with his captivating vocals and foot stomping guitar hooks; second up on bass, Oliver Sentance giving you those slick, groovy bass lines; then there's the brass section who bring reggae alive!
On trumpet is Phil Ramsay, the ska man himself who is no stranger to getting the party bouncing; playing saxophone/vocals is the wonderful Hebe James, bringing you some sweet, mesmerising reggae vibes and harmonies to warm any heart.
Then we have the wonderful Paulo Riddle with his famous congas on percussion, giving you that beat fuelled reggae/ska beat. Now we can't forget our lovely Ben Trolley on keys giving you that rhythmic sound from his wonderful keyboard.
Last but not least, in the rear with the gear, is the very talented drummer/vocalist 'Beat Master' Peter Farrugia, bringing the backbone and yet even more feel-good vocal harmonies to The Edinburgh Reggae Band, a true drumming force of nature.
With inspiration from artists such as Desmond Dekker, Max Romeo, The Specials, Manu Chao and Gentleman, The Edinburgh Reggae Band has developed a very full and soulful ska sound.
From the 4 part vocal harmonies to the succulent sound of the brass section this band is right where it needs to be.
So keep an eye out for The Edinburgh Reggae Band in the future and get yourself along for a night you're not going to forget in a hurry!
The Edinburgh Reggae Band are in demand to perform at weddings, parties, corporate events and festivals throughout Scotland and the entire UK, as well as internationally.
So if you're looking for the finest ska and reggae band Edinburgh has to offer, get in touch with The Edinburgh Reggae Band. Shabba!