Ruff Trade Christmas Party

Saturday 17th December 2022

The EVent

We are RUFF TRADE. An explosion of reggae hailing straight outta Gorton, Manchester.
Playing reggae classics, commercial hits and our own original material on the streets of Manchester, at venues and festivals across the UK, where ever the music takes us !


Ryan O’Neill – Lead Vocals/Guitar
Christafari O’Neill – Keys/Backing Vocals
Seb Swan – Bass
Shannon Killarney – Drums
Sam McDonald – Tenor Sax
Rich Smith – Tenor Sax
Josef Ward – Trumpet Conga Man – Percussion
Al Breadwinner – Percussion
Niah Fingy – The Controls

We have had the pleasure of working with many great musicians and well established artists over the last few years backing legends such as Prince Hammer, Keith Poppin & Dennis Bovell such as rare reggae obscurity Crucial O’Neil and members of Sword Of Jah Mouth as well as original Jamaican artist/actor/producer Prince Hammer. On Manchester’s local scene the band has backed Trevor Roots, Don Hartley, Malcy B, Peter G & the late great Mr Wyatt amongst others.



Sat 17th Dec 2022
Doors Open:
Event Starts:
Ticket Price: