Stratford reggae choir entertain festival crowd
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Belting out hits from the likes of Bob Marley and Marvin Gaye, the Stratford-based Reggae Choir thoroughly entertained the crowd at the One Love Festival.
Their hour-long set at the Milton Keynes festival - the UK’s largest celebration of reggae and dub music - opened the main stage on Sunday morning with “Reggae-fied” versions of more current tracks by Rihanna and Bruno Mars.
Whilst on the festival site, the Reggae Choir also found the time to lay down a version of One Love, originally recorded by Bob Marley & the Wailers.
Fola Phillip, founder and choir director, said: “We performed last year with singer Moni Tivony, who was then fresh from The Voice.
“It was great to be asked to come back and there was a really good crowd. What was really heartening was that many people knew us from last year.”
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The choir meet at Stratford Circus every Wednesday from 7pm to 9pm. For more information, visit reggaechoir.com
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