A Jamaican band who have worked with Bob Marley are set to perform at a Newport music venue.

The Skatalites were a famed backing group in the 1960s, also supporting the likes of Ken Boothe, Alton Ellis and Toots and The Maytals.

The band - who've hits such as 'Man In The Street' and 'Guns Of Navarone' - will appear at Strings Bar and Venue on Sunday, July 7.

Amy Winehouse, Sinead O'Connor and Eric Clapton are among artists who have lauded The Skatalites.

Ska bands like The Specials and Madness are also believed to have been inspired by them.

Strings Bar & Venue co-owner Andy Booth, said: "this is a unique opportunity to see a collection of iconic musicians up close and personal.

"Jamaica has exerted an outsized influence on popular music worldwide for over six decades, and much of this profound impact can be attributed to The Skatalites.

"Tickets can be purchased online, this is a 16+ show."

Bands such as Mo Doubt, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Hepcat and Ska-P have all drawn inspiration from the Jamaicans' music.

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