ABOUT THE BAND

The Dualers are a 9 piece Ska & Reggae band from South East London. They first hit the headlines when the single Kiss on the Lips stormed in to the UK top 30 despite no industry backing. With a number of album releases, several top 40 chart singles and a large worldwide fan base behind them their success has continued. The Dualers unique Jamaican style rhythm & blues sound teamed with their lively vibrant performances has seen the band consistently perform to sell-out crowds all over the UK, Europe & Asia.

HISTORY OF THE DUALERS

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Lead singer and founding member Tyber Cranstoun’s love for Ska and Reggae music developed from a very early age. His father, Bill was a local promoter of Jamaican music in the 1960s and ran his Savoy Sound System at several locations in south London. After graduating from Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Tyber began busking with his brother Si Cranstoun on the streets of Canterbury and South London where his distinctive vocals and lively performances soon began to draw in large audiences. With an ever increasing fan base developing, Tyber seconded a group of musicians. Together they began writing their own songs and performing them live to audiences across the south-east.

They first hit the headlines when the single ‘Kiss on the Lips’ entered in to the UK charts at number 21 despite no industry or professional backing, the follow up single Truly Madly featured in full on the Hollywood blockbuster Fools Gold, the success continued with a number of album releases, several top 40 chart singles and an ever increasing large worldwide fan base behind them.

2019 has seen the release of the hotly anticipated brand new album, Palm Trees & 80 Degrees which stormed in to the UK album chart at number 11, reached number 2 in the independent chart and number 1 in the reggae chart. Heralded as Britain’s finest Ska & Reggae band The Dualers continue to play to sell-out crowds all over the UK, Europe & Asia, they have also recently announced their first Arena tour for 2020 which sees the band headline Wembley on 28thNovember.


​Mark Lamarr – “If only all bands were like The Dualers the world would be a better place”

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“Once you start dancing to The Dualers it’s impossible to stop”

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“The Dualers soulful harmonising has admirable echoes of Bob Marley & Sam Cooke”

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“These local superstars are inching towards fame”
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