The Uplifter lives up to his name with powerful performances that reflect a deep love of Reggae, Ska, Dub and Ska Punk. Expect explosive live percussion powered by bass-driven live shows that are simultaneously joyful, carefully chaotic, fiercely delivered, ferociously spirited and brimming with a heartfelt playfulness that is channelled through a life-long obsession with dinosaurs.”
What... Just... Happened... The Uplifter show just blew me away. As an atheist, this is about the closest I have been to a 'spiritual experience'”

— Natalie Oman

The Uplifter

Musician, DJ and percussionist Tom Earwaker began The Uplifter's journey in 2004 by founding of a weekly reggae night whilst studying at university in Southampton. This weekly night led to performing alongside bands including Groundation, The Slackers, Channel One Sound System, Zion Train and The Black Seeds. The Uplifter has since toured all four corners of the globe performing in the UK, Europe, New York, New Zealand. With a keen love of so many genres, The Uplifter shows always seem to somehow come back to music that gives a positive message and makes people move - Reggae, Ska and Dub with live percussion... Read more

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