Top UB40 tribute added to Musicom line-up

A tribute to legendary Birmingham reggae band UB40 have been added to the line-up for this year’s Black Country Musicom, it has been revealed.

Labour of Love will be performing on the big stage as part of Musicom 2023 at Himley Hall on Sunday July 16.

It is on from 12 noon to 8pm and will feature a number of other top tributes on the main stage to the likes of The Rolling Stones, Madonna, Coldplay, Harry Styles, ELO and the Eagles.

Also confirmed is Let’s Rock The 70s – a tribute band bringing all the decade’s greatest hits from the likes of Queen, Status Quo, Elton John, David Bowie and loads more. There will also be a comedy and acoustic tent featuring local performers, as well as a funfair, food and drink stalls and street entertainment.

First release tickets are now on sale, with people urged to snap them up to secure the best price.

The event is part of a weekend of fun at Himley also featuring Dance Anthems and Club Classics on Saturday July 15.

It runs from 3pm to 10pm and will feature DJ sets and performances from Woody Cook, Seb Fontaine, Tall Paul, K-Klass, Stuart Ojelay, Jim ‘Shaft’ Ryan, Ultra 90s and Andy Gulch. Councillor Patrick Harley, leader of the council, said:

"Labour of Love are widely regarded as one of the best UB40 tributes in the country. I have seen them first-hand live and they are fantastic, so we are delighted to be adding them to a line-up already stacked with quality.

"It promises to be a great weekend of fun in the sun in a fantastic setting by the lake at Himley, and we would urge people to snap up tickets quickly to avoid disappointment."

To book first release tickets, visit


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