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Confirmed: Maxi Priest and Shaggy are coming

Mr Boombastic: Shaggy

Reggae stars Maxi Priest and Shaggy will headline the America’s Cup Jam to take place during next month’s Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Bermuda, according to an official flyer which has appeared on social media.

According to the flyer, the duo will perform at an October 17 concert at the No 1 Car Park on Front Street between 8pm and 11pm.

Shaggy is a Grammy Award-winner while Maxi Priest is regarded as one of the top British reggae singers of all time.

The Royal Gazette first revealed about ten days ago that the pair had been linked with the upcoming sailing spectacle.

The event will be hosted by Oracle Team USA and the Defender, and involve all teams registered for the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda in 2017. Also performing will be local acts Spice and Company and Uzimon.