Fresh from a sell out carnival stint, the event will see a tantalising line-up of cutting edge acts from the full spectrum of dancehall, grime, garage and jungle, culminating in an unmissable show. Some of the biggest names in the business including Shy FX, D Double E, Donae’o, Crazy Cousinz, Benny Page & Sweetie Irie and more will take to the Boxpark stage, bringing a taste Jamaican heat to Croydon. 🔊
Founded in 2016 by legendary producer Benny Page and manager Hal Hudson, the night was set up as a home for real lovers of Jamaican music right from its roots in the carnival, inspired dancehall and reggae anthems that were on rotation on sound systems around the country, with a huge mix of bass-heavy electronic sounds thrown in for good measure. Previous shows have seen the like of Congo Natty, Gyptian, Frisco, AJ Tracy, Toddla T, Logan Sama and many more perfrom to sell out crowds throughout the UK.
The undisputed king of DnB Shy FX will be taking the reins for the Boxpark Croydon exclusive, bringing his inimitable Digital Soundboy rhythms to eager crowds. D Double E, widely seen as one of the greatest UK MCs to have graced the mic will perform, as well as London collective Crazy Cousinz, Benny Page & Sweetie Irie and many more.
It’s 2001. Garage is the anthem of the UK. Nadia feels like it’s her time to shine.
A hot summer’s night of love promises endless possibilities. Swept up in drinking, dancing, hope, ambition, lust, greed… Nadia will make decisions that will determine the rest of her life.
Rhythmically underscored by your favourite UK Garage bangers. This is theatre you can rave to.
Sabrina Mahfouz brings all those garage music memories flooding back in her hit theatre show With A Little Bit of Luck. Following a sell-out run at The Last Word 2016, the show returns to the festival, this time turning our Main Space into a full-on garage rave with the help of sets from UK Garage legends DJ Luck and MC Neat, Mighty Moe of The Heartless Crew and DJ Steady.
Back for a bumper summer special with old favourites and all round garage legends, DJ Luck & MC Neat topping the bill, alongside Rinse FM’s Slimzee who will be performing with microphone champion and godfather MC Creed. Another Rinse FM cohort Plastician will also be in attendance laying down an exclusive UKG set. All this with and the usual host of residents providing the hip-hop, R&B and bashment in room 2, once again this is not one to miss…
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Só Not Barcelona welcomes Parisian underground hero DJ Crabbe who makes his London debut as part of SNB. Having made his name on the French-club scene alongside long-serving partner Jesse, DJ Crabbe has released killer trax on B.Yrslf, Flat Lux and Southern Fried. DJ Crabbe will be performing alongside DJ Haus, one half of Hot City one of the purveyors of the finest UKG and Swedish House. Support comes from Kwistax and Love’s Tru Flavour (Wifey)