EIGHT-piece pure dub-reggae act Backbeat Soundsystem will be creating their vision of modern reggae at a Span Arts event in Newport on Saturday (September 14).

Lush harmonies, soaring melodies, flawless horn, undeniable groove alongside electronic dub effects, sirens and live analogue synthesiser.

Backbeat Soundsystem remind the world that dub reggae is at the forefront of dance music culture, and their show-stopping performance create the perfect party and dancing atmosphere.

Appealing to all lovers of new and old reggae, dub and electronica they will leave infectious melodies that are sure to be in your head for days.

They regularly play many of the UK’s best festivals including Glastonbury, Secret Garden Party, Boomtown and Larmer Tree and have supported the likes of the Easy Star Allstars, Cypress Hill, Dreadzone, Dub Pistols and Natty.

The gig starts at 8pm – more at span-arts.org.uk