Madison Concert Ticket Giveaway: Toots & The Maytals

Toots & The Maytals

Everyone’s Irish on St. Patrick’s Day!  Even some of Jamaica’s most beloved, legendary reggae artists, Toots & The Maytals, are ready to celebrate ol’ Patty with a very special performance at Madison’s Barrymore Theatre.   We’re giving one lucky blog reader a pair of tix to this highly-anticipated show after the jump.  Check it out!

Saturday, March 17, 2012

True Endeavors and Frank Productions present

A Reggae St. Patty’s Day Celebration

TOOTS & THE MAYTALS with THE CONSTELLATIONS and Tropical Riddums Sound Systems

Barrymore Theatre – 8pm – $26 ADV $28 DOS – General Admission – All Ages

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS: Toots & The Maytals have been known to cover a wide variety of tunes from genres of all kinds, bathing old classics in mellow reggae flavor.  In the spirit of St. Patty’s Day, we want you to pick at least one traditional Irish tune or at least one song by an Irish band that you’d love to hear Toots & The Maytals tackle live in concert.

Post your responses in the comments section below.  We’ll choose and notify a winner shortly after 7pm tomorrow (Friday, March 16, 2012).  Good luck!


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14 Responses

  1. I’d love to see them. Never have.

  2. I’d have to go “traditional” on this one and pick the song “Fields of Athenrye” performed by every pub dweller in Ireland. The ballad is gorgeously melodic and fit to adapt to just about any style of music. from folk to techno, therefore why not reggae. It’s also a heartbreakingly sad but beautiful written story, like any Irish song about famine and detainment/prison must be, really.

  3. How about something by Van Morrison? Would love to hear a reggae version of “Caravan”…

  4. I’d love to see Toots take on The Dubliners “The Irish Rover”

  5. I think “Dreams” or “Zombie” by The Cranberries


    “Sweetest Thing” or “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For” by U2

    A Thin Lizzy cover would be crazy.

  6. I’m going to to go with “I’ll Tell Me Ma” I could definitely hear that done with a reggae arrangement.

  7. I’d love to see Toots. Never have before

  8. This is fun! I’m gonna go traditional – Danny Boy…mostly because that would be awesome and it would go perfectly into Louie Louie. I would LOVE to see a 20 minute reggae throwdown:
    Danny Boy>LouieLouie>Reggae got soul

    Happy St. Paddy’s Day!!!

  9. Moondance by Van the Man would be great.

    or take a cue from Bob Marley and go with One from U2!

  10. They would do a sick Whiskey in the Jar. It’s incredible how much Irish music has influenced all different genres…

    Whiskey in the dub.

  11. Would be suchhh a kickass show to see..incredible 🙂

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