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Soho Jazz Jam at Carlisle Street on Saturday 8 September 2018

The Piano Bar Soho, London’s secret jazz club, is opening its doors to the street and host over 30 acts from some of the best jazz clubs in the world.

Those who witnessed the festivities last year will know the jam takes you from jazz through soul and all the way to be-bop.

Grab a drink and come rain or shine enjoy some of the finest jazz musicians as they work their magic. It’s an atmosphere like no other! 🎶 🎷

www.pianobarsoho.com/jam

Location:
Piano Bar Soho, 16 Carlisle Street, London W1D 3BT

Times:
3pm – 8pm

Price:
Free, get tickets

Lambeth Country Show 2017 @ Brockwell Park / until Sunday 16th July 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 12:00-20:00

@ Brockwell Park, London SE24 9BJ

Free entry

Back for a 43rd year boasting a unique line-up that celebrates the very best of the city and countryside. With over 170,000 people attending in 2016, the show is now one of the biggest public events in the UK.

Roots Reggae Day is back again for 2017. Expect a whole host of international and legendary talent of reggae, dub and ska throughout the day.

Bugle
His love for dancehall and reggae music began from an early age, while he was going to primary school. He did not got
his break until 2000 when he met with fellow dancehall artiste Oniel Bryan popular known as Elephant man. This led to him started writing songs for Elephant man. In 2001 he was featured on his “Good To Go” Tour. Bugle was also featured on BET’s 106 and Park and Appearance 2002 MTV Awards in Japan.

Queen Omega
Hailing from San Fernando in Trinidad. Encouraged by her mother (to whom she pays moving tribute on “Mama”), she began entering local talent shows from the age of nine, writing her own calypsos and even rapping on national television. Now under the management of Graeme Sealy and Trini Productions; Queen Omega continues to tour the Caribbean and Europe and has performed on many of the largest Reggae festival stages such as; Reggae Rising (USA), SNWMF (USA), JaSound (France), African Music Festival (Germany) and Sao Paulo (Brazil).

Mafia & Fluxy
Blood brothers and masters of drums and bass guitar. They are known as the Sly and Robbie of the UK. With 30 years in the business producing music for every jamaican legendary name, they have toured and produced music for artists like Luciano, Gregory Issacs, John holt, Horace Andy, Beres Hammond, Taurus Rily to mention a few. Mafia and Fluxy are the nicest guys and the Talent of reggae music backing up many of our star names on LCS Roots day.

Michael Prophet
Prophet is a legendary Jamaican performer from 1977 now resident in the UK and has energy that excels. His 1980 album ‘Serious Reasoning’ was released by Island Records in the UK, establishing his reputation internationally. Michael Prophet thrives on live stage performance and his enthusiasm is infectious.

Abacush
Hailing from South london were the 80’s girlpower band in reggae.
They have a strong roots sound with soul. Abacush have reformed for 2017 and bring their joyful vibes to Lambeth Country Show.

Christopher Ellis
Son of the late great Alton Ellis, one of the rock steady heroes of reggae music. Alton had a record shop in Brixton for many years, was based in the UK and toured worldwide. His son Christopher sounds remarkably like his father, and is also a great vocal artist. See him live with his own Ellis brand of reggae and playing tribute to his father.

Teshay Makeda
Coming from a musical background, Teshay Makeda has been singing since the age of seven. She started showcasing with The Twelve Tribes of Israel and she was part of the school choir. At the age of ten, she joined Vocal Zones Productions where she was vocally trained really improving her performance ability. These foundations have moulded Teshay into the artist that she is today.

General Roots
Fresh to the UK reggae scene, but are offer the finest dub and heavyweight lovers rock. The band tour internationally with artists like Hollie Cook and they are masters of their craft and will kick off the Main Stage.

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Sunfall 2017: a new festival for London @ Brockwell Park / Saturday 12th August 2017

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 12:00 – 22:00

@ Sunfall, Brockwell Park, London SE24 9BJ

Tickets: from £55 book online

www.sunfall.co.uk

Sunfall festival is brought to you by the teams behind XOYO, The Nest and Phonox as well as Croatian festivals Dimensions and Outlook. A festival of two halves: party together by day, go your own way by night… 🌝🌚

Village Underground: Mastermix.
Jackmaster / DJ Bone / Denis Sulta / Peggy Gou / Spencer / Jayda G

Jazz Cafe: Worldwide.
Gilles Peterson / Romare (dj set) / Yussef Kamaal

Brixton Electric: Dimensions.
Larry Heard aka Mr Finger (live) / Amp Fiddler (live) / Palms Trax / HAAi / Dimensions Soundsystem

Corsica Studios: Make Me.
Ben UFO / Helena Hauff / Call Super / Shanti Celeste / A Made Up Sound / Make Me DJs

Brixton Jamm: Outlook x Southbound.
DBridge / Special Request / 4Hero b2b Stretch / Randall b2b Doc Scott / Om Unit / Commix / MCs DRS & GQ

Bloc: Giegling.
Konstantin / Kettenkarussell / Leafer Legov

Phonox: Horse Meat Disco.
Move D / Horse Meat Disco

Bianca Road BrewCo: Rhythm Section.
Beautiful Swimmers /Bradley Zero

MangleE8: Floating Points
Floating Points (DJ set) / Jon Rust

XOYO: Co-Op Presents
Madlib / Henry Wu / K15 / Moses Boyd / Marcman / IG Culture / Alex Phountzi / Eric Lau / Gilla / + more

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Electronic Beach Festival @ Belgium / Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th August 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: till late!

@ Zeebrugge Beach, Belgium

Tickets: €79.00 book online

www.wecandance.be

Taking place on the sun-kissed golden sands of Zeebrugge Beach in Belgium, WECANDANCE festival showcases an exceptional line-up of quality underground music across 4 main stages.

#WECANTASTE
Food is a also big part of the #WCD16 experience. Visitors will be able to choose from a wide range of signature dishes developed by many of Belgium’s leading restaurants and chefs, inspired by this year’s festival theme of Space.

WECANDANCE are delighted to welcome celebrated chefs Sergio Herman and Nick Bril, who will close their doors of their Michelin-starred restuarant The Jane in Antwerp and move their entire staff to WECANDANCE for two days to deliver a tasteud-tingling menu, joined by drinks specialists and master mixologists Pure C.

Fifteen additional food partners are confirmed for this year’s Food Market, including Balls & Glory, Blend, blvd., Capriani, Carcasse, Chyl, Essence, Jean Sur Mer, Mondada, NXT Door, Oesterput, Romain Roquette and Sander Jan Be.

#WECANDRESS
The festival theme for this year’s edition of WECANDANCE is SPACE! The festival site will be transformed into an an interplanetary playground and guests are encouraged to come along in their finest futuristic space-inspired outfits.Think sheer materials, glistening metallics, transparent plastics and splashes of eye-blinding white and silver.

Citadel Festival @ Victoria Park / Sunday 17th July 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 12:00-10:30pm

@ Victoria Park, Grove Road, London, E3 5TB

Tickets: from £49.50 book online

www.citadelfestival.com

Enjoy music from Sigur Ros, Lianne La Havas, Caribou, Fabric Sunday Sessions, Beardyman, Friendly Fires (DJ set), Disco Bloodbath and loads more !

Tasty food including:

  • DF / Mexico
  • Bubbledogs
  • Patty & Bun
  • Smokestak
  • Voodoo Rays
  • Mr Bao
  • BIRD
  • Anne Maes
  • Jose Cuervo’s Tequila Town

Talks and debates with:

  • Sunday Papers Live who will bring the broadsheets to life with a line up that includes Eddie the Eagle, Akala, John Hudson and i-D magazine

Arts and crafts

  • Indytute who are running Wild Life drawing classes, ‘Eat Your Art’ painting

Theatre and comedy (comedy tent)

  • Underbelly
  • Old Vic New Voices

Sports and fitness

  • Stretch Yoga,
  • Sunday Sports Day,
  • Disco Dodgeball

Electric Elephant @ The Garden Tisno festival site in Croatia / 7th until 11th July 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: all night and day!

@ The Garden, Tisno, Croatia

Tickets: £110 book online

www.electricelephant.co.uk

This year’s line-up boasts a diverse range of sounds across the electronic spectrum, including performances from Ame, Andrew Weatherall, Craig Charles, HVOB, Jacques Renault, Jane Fitz, Kerri Chandler, Laura Jones, Margaret Dygas, Maribou State, Mister Saturday Night, Optimo, Steffi, The Revenge, Todd Terry and many, many more.

The action starts at open-air club Barbarellas as preceeding festival Love International hands over the reigns to Electric Elephant with a joint party featuring Bicep, James Holroyd and Gatto Fritto. Then, from Thursday 7th July to Monday 11th July Electric Elephant takes control of The Garden Tisno with a stellar line-up, twice daily boat parties and a spectacular run of dusk to dawn parties at Barbarellas hosted by partners including A Love From Outer Space, Aus Music, Bicep’s Hot Tub Jamz, Gottwood, Lowlife, Nightmares on Wax, Secretsundaze and many more.

Boat parties feature acts including Andrew Weatherall, Bicep, Bill Brewster, Boo Williams, Nightmares on Wax, Optimo, Mister Saturday Night and more. The final Boat Party tickets, priced at £25, are on sale now. Book your place at www.electricelephant.co.uk/tickets-and-packages/purchase-tickets

Dalston Music Festival @ Gillett Square and various venues / 9th July 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 2pm-6am

@ Gillett Square and various venues, London N16 8JN

Tickets: from £15 book online

www.dalstonmusicfestival.com

Back for its second edition, Dalston Music Festival celebrates Hackney’s finest music and culture with an all day, all night party right in the heart of Dalston.

This year Dalston Boys Club, Club Makossa, Arcola Bar and Tipsy are joining the list of participating venues alongside Pond Dalston, Vortex Jazz Club, Servant Jazz Quarters, Dalston Jazz Bar and Stamford Works.

ZOMBIE ZOMBIE – NOT WAVING – ROGER ROBINSON & DISRUPT – THE SOUL JAZZ RECORDS SOUNDSYSTEM FEAT. OXMAN – TOMAGA – RUBY RUSHTON – TOM FURSE DJ – DEEK RECORDINGS – ORCHESTRA ELASTIQUE – CHUGGY (EMOTIONAL RESPONSE / RESCUE)- LAURA GROVES – FUMACA PRETA – VANISHING TWIN – NEVER – GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – DJ BULLION & CHARLIE BONES – THOOL… AND MORE…

Citadel Festival @ Victoria Park / Sunday 17th July 2016

TIME AND PLACE:

Doors: 12:00-22:30

@ Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, London

Tickets: from £49 book online

www.citadelfestival.com

Conceived and created by the award-winning Wilderness Festival and Superfly – co-creators of Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, two of America’s most prestigious festivals – Citadel is London’s brightest new festival; a refreshing one-dayer that aims to combine the finest music, food, theatre, arts and entertainment to reflect the cream of the city’s talent.

After a successful inaugural chapter in 2015, Citadel is back for 2016 with an impressive headliner in the form of acclaimed Icelandic post-rock outfit Sigur Rós. Indie label and promoters Communion and visionary tastemakers Soundcrash also return to curate their respective stages. Elsewhere, there’s speakers and debates at the Sunday Papers Live, the finest food at our long table feasts and street stalls, arts and crafts workshops, and even a Sports Day to indulge your competitive side…

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