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Preview: Canvas Allstars: David Rodigan MBE

After almost six decades in the business, superstar DJ David Rodigan has finally received the ultimate industry accolate – a MBE. So all hail the reggae and dancehall sensation as he takes to the decks at Canvas next Friday to celebrate a career dedicated to music.

He’s spun for Radio London, Capital 95.8, Kiss 100, BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Radio 2 and BFBS Radio. He’s broken new acts and broken boundaries in clubland. And since his MBE seven years ago, he has not hung up his decks. He is still an active and enthusiastic member of the community, constantly striving to find the perfect floor-filling sounds. He’s even off to Japan this year to introduce the next generation to his finest Jamrock jams.

He’s also part of the Sony Radio Academy Hall Of Fame, as well as winning three highly coveted Sony Radio Academy Gold Awards; The Music Broadcaster Of The Year. (Kiss 100 – 2004), The Specialist Music Broadcaster Of The Year (Kiss 100 – 2009) and The Specialist Music Broadcaster Of The Year (BBC Radio 2 – 2012).

Read more: Queen Elizabeth II’s New Years Honours list

British honour for disc jockey Rodigan – Jamaica Observer
British selector gets award from queen – Jamaica Star

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TICKETS:
Earlybird / Members – £10
Standard Tickets – £12.50
Final 50 – £15

Tickets released Sunday December 9th at 5pm.
Why not make a night of it and book a booth. NO BOOKING FEES APPLY TO BOOTH BOOKINGS

Only 300 tickets available for this exclusive gig.
Gaz White 21:00 -00:00
David Rodigan 00:00 – 02:00*
Gas White 02:00 – 03:00 (main bar only)

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