The impact of Sly Dunbar (drums) and Robert Shakespeare (bass) on Jamaican pop is close to total. The duo participated in the consolidation of its modern sound in the mid-’70s (“Pass the Koutchie” has the most perfect reggae riddim) and played a role in its digital moment (in the mid-’80s) and its final computerization (in the 1990s). On top of all that, they introduced the world to dancehall and worked with Grace Jones, Bob Dylan, Tom Tom Club, DJ Krush, and on and on. Tonight they perform with another reggae legend, Michael Rose: “Guess who’s coming to dinner, natty dreadlocks.” (Neumos, 925 E Pike St, neumos.com, 8 pm, $30 adv, 21+)

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