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Sister Nancy To Headline Friends & Whānau Sunday Session

Sister Nancy To Headline Friends & Whānau Sunday Session

C.C. / Wednesday 4th March, 2020 3:02PM

Following hot on the heels of yesterday's announcement of Jamaican dancehall / reggae legend Sister Nancy's upcoming return to Aotearoa, Friends & Whānau have revealed the "queen of the dancehall" will be headlining a very special Sunday Session at Pōneke's San Fran in April, performing alongside France's DJ Legal Shot (of Legal Shot Sound). Revered by multiple generations for her towering 1982 classic 'Bam Bam' – cited by Billboard as "a strong contender for the title of most sampled reggae song of all time" – Sister Nancy's iconic hit has been sampled by Kanye West on 'Famous' and JAY-Z on 'Bam' (featuring Damian Marley). Grip the details for what's sure to be an awesome Sunday evening here...

UPDATE 17/03/20: Sister Nancy's Friends & Whānau event in Pōneke has been postponed to Sunday 29th November, head over here for words from the organisers.

Sister Nancy - Friends & Whānau Sunday Session
Sunday 29th November - San Fran, Wellington w/ DJ Legal Shot, Sound Almighty Sound System

Tickets available HERE via UTR

Here's Sister Nancy's classic track 'Bam Bam'...

Press release:

FRIENDS & WHĀNAU are proud to present another epic Sunday Session with one of the most legendary and prolific female singers in reggae music history, the Queen of Dancehall SISTER NANCY for her FIRST EVER performance in Wellington!

SISTER NANCY has been a defining force in reggae and dancehall for the past 30 years and it truly is such a blessing that we get to experience this talent live and direct.

With an esteemed catalogue of hits such as Bam Bam, Only Woman DJ With Degree from her debut album in 1982 One Two, this is a chance to witness a true legend of the culture.

SISTER NANCY will also be joined by french heavyweight DJ LEGAL SHOT from the French LEGAL SHOT SOUND family and powered and supported by Wellingtons very own SOUND ALMIGHTY SOUND SYSTEM!


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