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Classic Dancehall in Toronto: Chaka Demus, Pliers, Tiger July 16 2011

From various sources:

Classic Dancehall: BAM BAM IN DA CITY - Chaka Demus, Pliers, Tiger
at the Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto
July 16, 2011

Kingston Class Reunion presents "Rockaz Part 3" - featuring Chaka Demus and Pliers, singing your favourite reggae songs including their hits such as "Murder She Wrote" and "Tease Me". Local artists will include: Mel Dube, Ammoye, Jill Donaldson and Uncle Jonny.

Chaka Demus (John Taylor) and Pliers (Everton Bonner) will be in the city for the first time in a decade. They were the first Jamaican act to place three consecutive singles in the top five of the British music charts.

Their thirty year collaboration has produced many highlights, with songs featured in the movie soundtracks for Poetic Justice (starring Janet Jackson & Tupac Shakur) and Save the Last Dance (starring Julia Stiles and Sean Patrick Thomas).  Hits such as “Murder She Wrote,” “Twist and Shout” and “Tease Me” have achieved gold, platinum and two time platinum status.

For more information, please call or via blackberry PIN 26ACD6D5

July 16, 2011
Phoenix Concert Theatre
410 Sherbourne Street
Carlton Street and Sherbourne Street
Doors open @ 8:00pm - 19+ ID Required
Tickets: $35.00 in advance

Available at:
• Infoline: 416.525.3394
• online at:
• PLAY DE RECORD: 357 Yonge St., 416.586.0380
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