Reggae concerts and dances in London

Reggae concerts and dances in London

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  • Sat
    01
    Jun
    2019
    10.00 pm - 5.00 am

    Real Roots Sound System meets Roots Sensation Sound System  | 2 of London's bass heavy roots reggae hand built soundsystems! + SPECIAL GUEST SETS!

    Venue: Secret to be announced here 24h before event. Great old school venue!

    TICKETS: https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1264038 £3.50 Super Earl Bird | £5 1st Earl Bird | £9.50 Main release  | £10 OTD

    Roots Sensation Sound System (FULL SOUNDSYSTEM) Roots Sensation & Shere Khan + Oskar17 ft. ★ UK Principal

    SPECIAL GUEST ★ KIKO BUN (Roots reggae DJ set) ★

    Real Roots Sound System (FULL SOUNDSYSTEM)

    Sattamann & Paulo + Fat Frog & Chilli Dubs ft. ★ Natty Campbell

    SPECIAL GUEST ★ MARK SOLUTION (Solution Sound System) ★

    ✧ Fully stocked reasonably priced bar

    ✧ Food stall by Wadada Vital a fine selection of Caribbean food (Ital too)

    ✧ Arts & Crafts

    ✧ A good stock of vinyl for sale by Roots Youths Records

    ✧ Great smoking area.

    2 full stack, 4 Scoops Each

     

  • Sun
    02
    Jun
    2019
    8.00 pm - 12.00Upstairs At The Ritzy, Ritzy Cinema, Brixton Oval, SW2 1JG

  • Fri
    07
    Jun
    2019
    10.30 pm - 3.00 amJazz Cafè, 5 Parkway, London NW1 7PG

  • Fri
    07
    Jun
    2019
    9.00 pm - 3.00 amThe Jago 440 Kingsland Road, E8 4AA London

    "Felt Sound System return for the next installment of our residency at The Jago, Dalston on June 7th.
    This time joined by our friends Roots Sensation and Reason SoundSystm, alongside regular Felt Sound System crew, Mark Felt, J Casa and guest saxophonist Sam McGrail.
    Expect positive vibes, heavy bass, tunes that touch you deep in your soul and sound system dance floor killers that make you skank the night away, all through the hand built Felt Sound System.
    Every session so far has been one to remember so make sure you don't miss this one.
    Big vibes a gwarn!
    Entrance is Free before 10, £5 before 12:30 and £10 after. "

    https://www.facebook.com/events/380866595971380/

  • Sat
    08
    Jun
    2019
    5.00 pm - 11.00 pm@Freedom Arena Thamesmead London

  • Fri
    14
    Jun
    2019
    10.30 pm - 3.00 amJazz Cafè, 5 Parkway, London NW1 7PG

  • Sat
    15
    Jun
    2019
    11.00 pm - 6.00 amBloc, Unit 3, Autumn Yard, Autumn St, E3 2TT

    CHAMPIONZ LEAGUE SELECTORS AND ACTIVISTS

    Today reggae and sound system culture has a highly visible profile, thanks to Jah Shaka, Aba Shanti, Channel One and, of course, Bob Marley. But much of the groundwork for reggae music in the United Kingdom was laid by members of the CHAMPIONZ LEAGUE SELECTORS AND ACTIVISTS

    The Championz League selectors, are FESTUS, [COSXONE SOUND SYSTEM], RIBS UNITY [FATMAN, UNITY SOUND SYSTEM], NATTY FRONTLINE [JAH SUFFERER/COSXONE/FRONTLINE SOUND] and DENNIS BOVELL [JAH SUFFERER]. They are joined by THE ACTIVISTS: ORIGINAL DUBMAN, HB NAPTALI, RAS DIGBY, UNCLE AL, PRINCE SHERMAN and special guests.

    In the musical hotbed of the 1970s and 1980s sound system scene, these were the champion selectors to beat. They were the ones tasked by Jamaican producers to break their biggest tunes in the UK. They were also responsible for bringing new artists to the public. An example is the number one single IRIE FEELINGS by RUPIE EDWARDS launched by DENNIS BOVELL in a clash with FATMAN. Likewise NATTY, who alongside JAH PEBBLES road-tested Bob Marley’s EXODUS on a special dubplate months before its ISLAND Records release. As the selector for Coxsone Sound, with an encyclopaedic archive of vinyl knowledge, FESTUS spent many years fending off all challenges. RIBS was also untouchable, especially when he introduced the unique CHANNEL ONE mixing style - radically altering roots and dub reggae in ways that can still be heard today.Completing this lineup of champion selectors are the ACTIVISTS. These include toasters or emcees such as HB NAPTALI, RAS DIGBY and ORIGINAL DUBMAN as well as other selectors who earned respect in clashes with the group.

    The Champions League are quite simply the toughest squad of sound system legends ever assembled under one banner. Drawing on decades of musical and cultural experience they bring a depth and excitement to any reggae event - from the liveliest clash to the most uplifting spiritual cleansing roots rock reggae session.

    ONE HEART & ONE LOVE FROM THE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE TO THE WORLD

    AFRICAN HEAD CHARGE SOUND SYSTEM
    ‘THE INSTITUTE OF DUB THEOLOGY’

    To celebrate their forthcoming On-U Sound releases via Warp, the African Head Charge collective is taking to the road as a Sound System. African Head Charge Sound System features Bonjo Iyabinghi Noah and The Dokter [ON-U sound archivist]

    Initiated by legendary underground producer Adrian Sherwood, African Head Charge is a globally-acclaimed dub-reggae ensemble led by original co-founder, master percussionist and royal Rastaman, Bonjo Iyabhinghi Noah. African Head Charge are true pioneers who have pushed the boundaries of sound since 1981. Originally devised as a studio project, the London-based collective has achieved legendary cult status. They’ve created over 13 albums and graced stages across the world: from Australia and New Zealand to Glastonbury. Their revolutionary combination of primal rhythms, tribal chants, heavy psychedelic dub, punk, roots reggae and 21st century electronica, generates an intoxicating soundscape of reggae-inflected drumming, visceral vocals and throbbing, bottomless bass-lines that touch the very heart of your being.

    On.U Sound Massive in the area

  • Fri
    21
    Jun
    2019
    10.30 pm - 3.00 amJazz Cafè, 5 Parkway, London NW1 7PG

  • Fri
    28
    Jun
    2019
    10.30 pm - 3.00 amJazz Cafè, 5 Parkway, London NW1 7PG

  • Fri
    26
    Jul
    2019
    10.00 pm - 6.00 am@the Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 9NL

  • Mon
    26
    Aug
    2019
    Clapham Common