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31 July, 2011

Introducing New Town Kings

Filed under: Blog — Tags: , , — willmunn @ 13:33

New Town Kings release their new album Mojo in Sept via Bomber Music.

New Town Kings are a 9 piece Ska/Reggae band from Essex.

Since 2006 New Town Kings have been rocking venues and festivals across the UK and Europe with their own brand of Ska, Rock-steady and Reggae. In 2007 the band exploded on the the music scene when they won the grand final of O’Neill’s Undiscovered Live competition hosted by Radio 1’s Colin Murray at the Islington Academy. Colin Murray said on the night ‘New Town Kings were great live, they were the best audience pleasers and are made to play live gigs’


‘Never have I felt such warmth emanating from the stage, and never before have I seen it being so enthusiastically reflected back to the musicians’



‘This album is faultless, 9.5/10.’

Street voice review.

‘This uplifting debut is a complete gem and one of my records of the year so far.’ – Distortedmagazine.com


“It’s no wonder they’re known as one of the UK’s hottest new bands”


“New Town Kings delivered. They were cool – Scroobius Pip “

BBC Radio Essex


The new album, M.O.J.O. will be released by Bomber Music in the UK. New Town Kings head out on a  rare UK tour this summer as well as hitting festivals 2000 Trees, Guilfest, One Love, Boomtown Fair, Brownstock and more. They then head back to Europe for a comprehensive tour in October , when the album will be released by Rockin Steady in Germany.


Full UK tour dates are :


July : 28: Reading, Blagrave Arms /

29: Chelmsford , Golden Fleece / 30: Basingstoke, Bang Bar /

31: Colchester, Straws

August: 1: Wakefield, Snooty Fox / 2: Liverpool , Barcelona Bar / 3: Manchester, Gullivers /4: Halifax, Old Cock / 5: Kings Lynn, Bar Red /

6: Chelmsford, Music Crowns Festival /

12: Bristol, Boomtown Fair / 20: London, One Love Festival



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