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Iconic British reggae act, UB40, including front man Ali Campbell will headline at Castle Concerts, Rochester, in July

12 March 2014
by Nicola Jordan

Iconic British reggae act, UB40 is headlining at the Castle Concerts in Rochester this summer.

The band, which includes three of its founder members, including front man Ali Campbell, will be visiting Medway as part of their comeback world tour.

As well as their popular smash hits, including “Red, Red Wine” and “Can’t Help Falling in Love”, they have been back in the studio working on fresh material for a new album to be released soon.

Castle Concerts, Castle Gardens, Rochester

Castle Concerts, Castle Gardens, Rochester

The group has had more than 50 hits in the UK single charts, as well as enjoying great international success, selling more than 70 million records.

The original trio, who will be joined by eight new band members, will take to the stage on Friday July 18.

Cllr Howard Doe. who is in charge of community services, said: “The four days of castle concerts we hold each year really are a high point of Medway’s social calendar.

Ali Campbell

“I would urge those who want to ensure they can get tickets to watch UB40 in the iconic setting of Rochester Castle to get them quickly, as they are bound to be highly sought after.”

Tickets go on sale Friday March 14 at the Central Theatre and Brook Theatres box offices, Chatham and the Medway Visitor Information Centre in Rochester.

Early bird fans book online from today, visit or call 01634 338338.

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