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April 30, 2012

Shaggy rocks the Ceylonese Cricket & Football Club in Colombo, Sri Lanka: videos and photos!

Shaggy rocks Sri Lanka
Shaggy and crew rocked the Ceylonese Cricket & Football Club in Colombo, Sri Lanka on Saturday. Attendees say that Shaggy’s concert was absolutely amazing! The Sunday Times has a photo of Shaggy, who thrilled the packed audience at the CR&FC grounds: “Mr Boombastic does it again“!

NewsFirst posted a tv video of Shaggy’s concert in Sri Lanka, in which you can watch Shaggy & Rayvon performing Angel, Shaggy dancing to Sri Lankan papare music and more!

Concert photos
Visit Colombo Zone, Demotix, CLiK, Anjana Caldera, Azmath Mowjood and Dialog Axiata for photo galleries of the concert! CLiK also has photos of the rehearsal by the crew and opening acts.

The Sunday Times interview Shaggy
The Sunday Times interviewed Shaggy upon his visit to Sri Lanka about his memories of his first concert in Sri Lanka, nicknames, producing and more! Interview article with photo!

Shaggy tweets
Shaggy tweets: “I luv u Sri Lanka…Bless Shaggy!”

During part of the concert, Shaggy wore a blue and yellow Sri Lankan cricket shirt!

Check also these live videos of Shaggy & crew at the CR&FC: Dame (Shaggy’s new single) and footage from the CR&FC including Red Red Wine & Feel the Rush!

In the Summertime, It Wasn’t Me, Strength of a Woman, Feeling Alive (off his new album Summer in Kingston), Angel, Strength of a Woman, Long Time and the crowd teaser featuring Party Rock, Empire State of Mind and Welcome to Jamrock & Angel!

TV coverage of Shaggy’s concert

April 28, 2012

Shaggy in Sri Lanka for his concert at CR&FC in Colombo tonight!

Shaggy in Sri Lanka
Shaggy at the Ceylonese Rugby & Football Club in Colombo Sri Lanka flyer 2012 concertSri Lanka, get ready to party with Shaggy today!

Shaggy and crew have arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka for their concert at the Ceylonese Rugby & Football Club today (April 28)!

Shaggy is scheduled to perform at 7.30 PM, so you’re advised to arrive at the CR&FC early (5 or 6PM would be great) to avoid long queues. The CR&FC gates open at 4PM.

Concert tickets
Tickets will be available at the gates of the Ceylonese Rugby & Football Club starting at noon!

Arrival photos
Upon arrival, Shaggy lit the traditional oil lamp (photo). For more photos and an article of Shaggy’s arrival, visit the Sunday Times! also posted several photos!

Video of Shaggy and crew arriving in Sri Lanka

More tour dates
All upcoming tour dates as known so far!

April 24, 2012

Shaggy to Festival Afrique-Carib in Almere, The Netherlands

Shaggy to Festival Afrique-Carib in Almere, the Netherlands (June 24)
Shaggy, Krosfyah, Maykel Blanco, Kidum and Naks Kaseco Loko are going to perform at the 8th Annual Festival Afrique-Carib in Almere, the Netherlands! The festival is taking place at the Esplanade in Almere on June 24 between 12 and 23 o’clock!

For more info and tickets, visit the Festival Afrique-Carib site and Facebook.

Festival Afrique-Carib 2012

Festival Afrique-Carib 2012

More tour dates
Visit the tour schedule page for all upcoming tour dates as known so far!

April 20, 2012

Upcoming tour dates: Hamilton New York, Colombia and Chile!

Newly added upcoming tour dates
Colombia, Chile and Hamilton New York, here’s good news for you! Shaggy will be near you for a concert soon!

Colgate University’s Spring Party Weekend, Hamilton, New York (April 21)
Shaggy is going to perform at Colgate University’s Spring Party Weekend on April 21! The event, which is free, is taking place between 1:30 and 4 P.M. at Whitnall Field in Hamilton, New York.

Medellin and Pereira, Colombia (May 18 and 19)
Shaggy is performing at the Discoteca Palmahia in Medellin, Colombia on May 18! Visit Discoteca Palmahia for more info. Tickets are available on Quiero EStar. And on May 19 Shaggy will perform at the Estadio Hernan Ramirez Villegas in Pereira, Colombia!

2010 Discoteca Palmahia videos
Shaggy and crew gave a muy caliente concert at Discoteca Palmahia in Medellin in 2010! Check out HD live videos of among others Hey Sexy Lady, Bam Bam, Murder She Wrote, Chica Bonita and Boombastic here!

Centroparque, Santiago, Chile (May 21)
Shaggy will be in Chile for a concert at the Teatro Caupolican in Santiago on May 21! Get your tickets now!
Status: unknown

More upcoming tour dates
Shaggy’s full upcoming tour schedule as known so far!

April 13, 2012

Tonight: Shaggy and Cris Cab concert in North Carolina

Tonight: Shaggy and Cris Cab live at the Keohane Amphitheater at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Shaggy and Cris Cab are going to perform at the Keohane Amphitheatre at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina tonight! Shaggy will be on stage around 7 P.M. Entry is free! More info.

Interview and Cris Cab & Shaggy collab Turn You On
Shaggy arrived in North Carolina yesterday and tweeted: “Jus touch down in Raleigh’ NC – Duke tun up!!!” The News Observer interviewed Shaggy ahead of his concert, read the interview article here! Fun fact: did you know that Shaggy, Cris Cab and Melanie Fiona recently collaborated on the song Turn You On?

More concert dates
Check the concert schedule page for all of Shaggy’s upcoming concert dates as known so far!

April 12, 2012

Upcoming tune: Shaggy – A Who (Dutty Cartoon Riddim)!

Upcoming Shaggy tune: Shaggy – A Who (on the Dutty Cartoon Riddim)!
Shaggy is featured on the new track A Who on the Dutty Cartoon Riddim! The Dutty Cartoon Riddim will be released on Boardhouse Records, the production label by Assassin a.k.a. Agent Sasco, Gareth Campbell en Jevon ‘Bones’ Bailey.

Thanks to Danny Pepperseed for the info! Tune in next Wednesday to his Dancehall Vibes radio show to listen to this hot new dancehall track in a great show that features the best in dancehall & reggae.

Check out Shaggy’s new dancehall tune A Who below!

April 8, 2012

Upcoming tune: Shaggy & Shaki – “Anything” on Tony “CD” Kelly’s 1st Quarters Riddim!

Upcoming song: Shaggy & Shaki – “Anything” on the 1st Quarters Riddim!
Shaggy and female artist Shaki recorded a combination entitled Anything on the new 1st Quarters riddim!

The 1st Quarters riddim was produced by producer extraordinaire Tony “CD” Kelly, who also produced other hit songs like Shaggy’s For Yur Eyez Only, Church Heathen, Long Time, Ready Fi Di Ride, Beenie Man’s Bookshelf and Sean Paul’s Like Glue and Deport Dem!

A big thank you to Danny Pepperseed for the info!

Listen to Anything on Dancehall Vibes
Check out Shaggy’s new song Anything feat. Shaki on Danny Pepperseed’s Dancehall Vibes radio show on Omroep Helmond! The program starts with a shout out by Shaggy. The 1st Quarters Riddim, including Anything, is featured at around 22 minutes into the show! Listen here: part 1 ft. Shaggy and part 2.

Dancehall Vibes, the best in reggae and dancehall music, is broadcast on Wednesday between 10 and 12 P.M. CEST and on Thursday between 1 and 3 P.M. CEST. There will be a live audio stream here!

April 7, 2012

Rare Shaggy song: Shaggy – Put Down the Gun!

Rare Shaggy record: Shaggy – Put Down the Gun!
Before Shaggy released his first album Pure Pleasure, including the massive hit single Oh Carolina, he was already recording music while serving as a Marine. Here’s a rare Shaggy song from those years that most of you probably haven’t heard – until now!

Shaggy recorded Put Down the Gun at the HC&F and INS studios in New York in 1991 for Signet Records. The song was produced by Sting International on a riddim by The Supreme Team. Check it out below!

Shaggy – Put Down the Gun

Thanks to RiddimRider100!

April 6, 2012

Upcoming song & video: Shaggy & Leo Aberer – Football is My Life!

Upcoming song & video: Shaggy & Leo Aberer record “Football is My Life” for the UEFA EURO 2012!
Shaggy and Leo Aberer recorded “Football is my life” for the upcoming UEFA EURO 2012 Championships! Chili TV visited them on set in New York and reports!

Chili TV: Shaggy & Leo Aberer “Football is My Life” interview

Wanna know more about how they got to work together? Visit Leo for an article with photos by Krone and for the story behind this duet!

April 5, 2012

BRAND NEW VIDEO: Jahcoustix feat. Shaggy – World Citizen!

Brand new video: Jahcoustix feat. Shaggy – World Citizen!
It’s here! The brand new World Citizen video by Jahcoustix and Shaggy premiers today and you can check it out right here! Enjoy!

Brand new video: Jahcoustix feat. Shaggy – World Citizen!

Shaggy and Jahcoustix shot the video to their charity single World Citizen in Berlin, Germany in February. All proceeds of the single will go towards the Think Big Project, which supports young people’s ideas to create a better world! The Radio Edit of this cool & irie charity single is already available on German, Swiss and Austrian iTunes!

You can get to know more about the project and download a free copy of the Jahcoustix feat. Shaggy “World Citizen Tiger Hifi Dub” on O2 Think Big!

April 2, 2012

More upcoming tour dates: Portugal and Denmark!

Upcoming tour dates: Portugal and Denmarkt
Portuguese and Danish Shaggy fans, here’s good news for you! Shaggy is going to perform in Portugal and Denmark in August!

Recinto das Festas da Praia, Ilha Terceira Azores, Portugal (August 10)
Shaggy and crew are going to give a concert at the Festas da Praia in Portugal on August 10!

Hindsgavl Slot, Middelfart, Denmark (August 11)
Shaggy is going to perform at Hindsgavl Slot in Middelfart, Denmark on August 11!
This date has been taken down from Shaggy’s official Facebook.

Check the concert schedule page for all upcoming tour dates as known so far!

Shaggy and The Roots headline 26th Annual JazzReggae Festival

Upcoming tour date: 26th Annual JazzReggae Festival, UCLA, Los Angeles (May 28)
The 26th Annual JazzReggae Festival is taking place during Memorial Day Weekend 2012 and this year’s line-up includes Shaggy, The Roots, Bobby Womack, Don Carlos (one of the founding members of Black Uhuru) and Collie Buddz!

Shaggy, Don Carlos and Collie Buddz will perform on May 28 at the JazzReggae Festival at the UCLA IM Field in Los Angeles. Get the full details on JazzReggaeFest. Tickets are to be announced and will be available through the JazzReggaeFest site.

Shaggy’s tour schedule as known so far!

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