Shabba reunites with veterans at Reeewind & Come Again

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NEW YORK, USA -- After a sold-out staging of "Reeewind...Past Meets the Present in October 2009", dancehall tastemakers Irish and Chin are back with "Reewind & Come Again" on Saturday, March 27 at Club Amazura in Queens, New York. This time around, the grassroots foundation series, which features the legendary King Stur Gav sound, will be headlined by The Grammy Kid, Shabba Ranks, one of Reggae Dancehall's most accomplished artistes.

Shabba's performance at Reeewind will be extra special for more reasons than one. Not only does this rare rub-a-dub appearance mark the first time that Shabba has performed on a live sound in more than a decade, but also bills him alongside his icon and Dancehall forefather, Brigadier Jerry.

Also notably present at the event, will be Dancehall legend Tiger, who will be making his long-awaited return to the US after being away for more than 10 years. In the late '80s and early '90s, Tiger dominated the dancehall industry with his bold fashion and string of hits. Tiger's energy has certified him as one of dancehall's greatest performers.

The Mellow Canary, Barrington Levy, who boasts more than three decades of timeless hits, will also headline Reeewind & Come Again. Although Levy hails from the sound system culture, this will be the first time that fans will get to experience him performing in a rub-a-dub style. Other top acts confirmed on the fiery line-up include Jamaica's Stevie Wonder, Frankie Paul, Hitmaker and Dancehall legend Admiral Bailey, veteran artistes General Trees and Rankin Joe.

"One of my reasons for developing the 'Reeewind' brand was to reinvent modern-day dancehall by offering patrons a positive environment and more entertainment for their money," said Garfield 'Chin' Bourne of Irish and Chin. "Reeewind is the only event that offers artiste entertainment from start to finish.

"The audience will get a taste of deejays and singers in rare form. While the event will be nostalgic for the mature patrons, it will be a straight Reggae 101 experience for the younger crowd. Also built on the premise of reconnecting reggae artistes with sound systems, we are anticipating that Reeewind & Come Again will surely exceed expectations," Chin declared.