Trevor Roots and The Collaborators are a roots reggae band playing a mixture of original songs and covers by artists ranging from Dennis Brown to Burning Spear.

Talented and creative musicians, they are known for their catchy songs, soulful vocals and energetic live performances.

Through the networks developed by playing in different bands within the diverse musical communities of Manchester, Trevor Roots and the Collaborators were formed.

Joined by a love of reggae, a shared history in M16, and making music, the Collaborators songs reflect contemporary issues and the hope for a brighter future.

They can be seen at Telford’s Warehouse in Chester on Saturday, December 5. Free entry before 9pm, £4 thereafter. Call 01244 390 090 or visit .