These guys are awesome. They come suited and booted ready to get a party started. They are a mainstay at many local festivals and shows and are tight tight tight
Playing the music of Desmond Dekker, Pluto Shervington, Prince Buster, Alton Ellis, Ken Boothe, John Holt and The Skatalites to name but a few as well as being the backing band for such legendary artist as Susan Cadogan, Stranger Cole, Carroll Thompson, Derrick Morgan and Troy Ellis.
“The greatest Tribute to Ska, Reggae and Rocksteady you are likely to hear” – Ska Radio UK
The AC30’s are a 7 piece experienced and highly professional band based in the Midlands with a vast knowledge of the music they play. Concentrating on original Jamaican Ska, Rocksteady and Reggae genres (with a dash on 2-Tone here and there), they pride themselves on being true to the original recordings.
The band are also proud to have been the backing band for chart topper Susan Cadogan (‘Hurt So Good’ 1975 ,’ Fever’ etc), Carroll Thompson (‘I’m So Sorry’, ‘Hopelessly in Love’ 1981), Troy Ellis (Son of Alton Ellis ) and the U.K touring band of Stranger Cole (‘Uno Dos Tres’, ‘Bangaran’, ‘Rough and Tough’).
With a set list comprising of Prince Buster, John Holt - Roots , MAX ROMEO, Ken Boothe Reggae, Jimmy Cliff, Alton Ellis, Toots and the Maytals to name but a few
Members of the band have separately recorded and played live with Ken Boothe, Jimmy Cliff, Wyclef Jean, Black Uhuru, Bad Manners, the UB40 brass section and The Beat Ft Rankin Rogers to name a few.
Whether you are a hardened 2-Tone fan, Reggae lover or into the old Rocksteady beats of Jamaica, the AC30’s are proven to cover them all and keep everyone happy.
Check them out!