Ziggy Marley and Freddie McGregor are among the names confirmed for an epic nine-day celebration of Jamaican culture, life and accomplishments.

Commemorating Usain Bolt’s last competitive races at the IAAF games, Jamaica House 2017 takes place between August 5 and 13 at the Indigo O2 in London.

The event will showcase Jamaican artists old and new, as well as UK artistes of Jamaican descent, along with acts influenced by Jamaican music. Performances from artists such as Freddie McGregor, Ziggy Marley, Luciano, OMI, Nesbeth, Protoje, Krishane, Stylo G, The Skints, Nadia Rose, Yungen, Melissa Steel and Steel Pulse among many others, will be held across the nine days.

The IAAF World Championships will be screened live on the big screens at the event. The Jamaica House concerts will provide visitors with the chance to catch the races live each evening during the event and tuck into traditional Jamaican food.

As it stands, the line-up looks like this, with more names to be added over the coming weeks:

August 5: Freddie McGregor, Luciano

August 6: Nesbeth, Twinkle Brothers, Natty, Gideon Family, Jah Shaka

August 7: Krishane, Kiko Bun, Melissa Steel, Da Beatfreaks, Nabiha, Moves, Afro B, DJ P Montana, Mackareo, Finesse Forever

August 8: Praise and Worship, Gospel Night

August 9: Steel Pulse / The Skints, Adrian Sherwood

August 10: Yungen, Nadia Rose, Abra Cadabra, Belly Squad, Lisa Mercedez, Special guest: Kojo Funds

August 11: Ziggy Marley, Jesse Royal

August 12: OMI, Chris Martin, Jah 9, Capital Letters, Reggae Regulars

August 13: Protoje, Stylo G, Cadenza, Prynce Mini

Tickets are on sale now and available here.

from: http://www.gigwise.com/news