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Cornell Campbell meets The Soothsayers – Special Ticket Offer!

Join The Drum for a night of sensational musical fusion, as 70’s reggae gets a contemporary blend when Cornell Campbell meets The Soothsayers on Fri 21 Feb at 9pm. Tickets are only £13 for this one-of-a-kind performance, so come and join the fun! Book before 7pm on Wed 12 Feb with promo code “CC2414”, and get 2 tickets for only £14!

Cornell Campbell is considered one of the finest voices to have emerged from reggae’s golden years in the 1970s, his unique falsetto vocals making him instantly recognisable, winning fans worldwide and sustaining a career spanning over 40 albums.

Forming nearly 15 years ago, and comprising up to as many members, Soothsayers is a ‘musical collective’ of London-based artists blending Nigerian, South African and Caribbean styles into their own bass-heavy, groove-inspired afrobeat fusions, jamming with reggae veterans including Johnny Clarke and Michael Prophet.

Together they have created the sensational new album Nothing Can Stop Us, and will be making their debut at The Drum on Fri 21 Feb at 9pm for an unforgettable night of sweet reggae music, smooth vocals and deep, dubby rhythms. Joining them will be Birmingham’s finest DJ’s and long-time fans, Tony Roots and Little Richie, with sets guaranteed to get your dancing!

Ticket Special Offer – Limited Time Only!

Booking tickets for this fantastic show couldn’t be easier. Just call our Box Office on 0121 333 2444, or book online at www.the-drum.org.uk. Book before 7pm on Wed 12 Feb with promo code “CC2414”, and get 2 tickets for only £14!

The Drum pays respects to William “Bunny Rugs” Clark

The Drum was very saddened to hear the news of the passing of Third World lead singer William Bunny Rugs Clark. We would like pass on our condolences to his family and friends. You will be greatly missed.

Director of Arts & Marketing, Mukhtar Dar stated …

“We will forever hold dear in our hearts the memory of your wonderful concert at The Drum in 2009.

You galvanised our audiences and had us all dancing all night to your extensive catalogue of everlasting hits including the impeccable 96 Degrees In The Shade and the timeless Now That We Found Love.

You are truly a reggae legend and you will forever live on in our hearts through your music – R.I.P my dear brother.”