UB40 and live-streaming studio Bulldog DM introduced the British band’s first-ever livestream efficiency will air on YouTube Wednesday throughout their stay present on the Uptown Theater in Napa. The live performance will likely be a part of a two-hour broadcast on the band’s YouTube page beginning at 8 p.m.
The reggae/pop legends are at present touring the U.S. in assist of their 2021 album Bigga Baggariddim and their newest single “Champion” (The Official Anthem Of The Commonwealth Video games 2022) ft. Dapz On The Maps & Gilly G — a part of an all-star album celebrating the XXII Commonwealth Video games within the band’s hometown of Birmingham. The band additionally simply launched a brand new rendition of “Crimson Crimson Wine” with lead vocalist Matt Doyle, who joined the group in 2021 following the retirement of longtime singer Duncan Campbell in 2021. With only a few days left on the tour, UB40 realized the fitting time had arrived to livestream the intimate Uptown Theater efficiency.
“With Matt Doyle becoming a member of the group final 12 months and touring as our lead singer throughout this summer time’s unbelievable U.S. tour and the current Commonwealth Video games, I’m so pleased with how our band has advanced collectively,” stated UB40 founder Robin Campbell. “We’ve been wanting to do that with Bulldog DM for a while and now’s the right alternative to introduce our new members, lead singer Matt Doyle and rapper Gilly G, to our followers worldwide on YouTube – and it’s free!”
Bulldog DM CEO and founder John Petrocelli has longed hope to work with UB40 and says the band and Bulldog agreed that the Uptown Theater present had simply the fitting feeling and timing.
“Once I first found UB40 in 1983, I’d by no means heard something prefer it, and I nonetheless haven’t 40 years later. The band’s unwavering dedication to human causes has served as an inspiration,” Petrocelli says. “My dream has at all times been to work with my all-time favourite artists. After years of trying to find the fitting second with UB40, this particular livestream will full this mission.”