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CONCERTS, DANCES ETC LONDON 2016
(inside M25)
Disclaimer: Rasta Ites is not the promoter of these events and ones are advised to check the accuracy of listing before travelling or parting with any money
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DATE PROMOTERS AND ARTISTS INFORMATION PRICE
Saturday 18th June Soft Wax presents The Deptford Dub Club with a King Tubby Meets the Rockers Uptown 40th Anniversary Celebration with Steve Wax & Jamtone Hi Fi + guests Danny Mosiah + live instrumentation from Laura Trombone and Jaz on Reeds + vocalists Ant'one Setondi + Ras Darun @ the Duke, 125 Creek Road, Deptford SE8 3BU. Info: 8pm - 12.30am / flyer / regular eventDeptford Dub Club facebook / Cutty Sark, or Greenwich / Deptford, or Greenwich / 47, 129, 177, 180, 188, 199, 286, 386, N1, N47. free
Saturday 18th June All Nations Jam presents a Levi Tribute with residents: Sister Joseph + Ras MM + guest selectors & artists @ the 77 Social Club, 242 Dalston Lane, Hackney E8 1JG. Info: 11pm - 5am / flyer / regular event £5
Sunday 19th June Channel One Sound System in session @ the Village Underground, 54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch EC2A 3PQ. Info: 5pm - 11pm / facebook / regular event £5
Sunday 19th June Summer of Dub continues with guest Ras Kwame + residents on rotation Reggae Roast + Adam Prescott Music + Vibration Lab + Meltout Crew + Rockers From South + MC Brother Culture + Donovan Kingjay + Colourman + Dark Angel aka Mowty Mahlyka Uks Finest + Clapper Priest + more.... @ Styx, 25 Ashley Rd, N17 9LJ. Info: 2pm - 11pm / facebook / tickets £5 w/bogof
Sunday 19th June Reggae Culture-Fest feat Luciano + Misha B + Jah Bouks (Angola) Backing band: Sunizes Band + many more @ Clapham Grand. 21-25 St John's Hill, SW11 1TT.  Info: 8pm - 11.30pm / tickets / Clapham Junction (opp St John’s Hill exit) / 18+ / VIP box = 6 people £250 +bf Downstairs standing £25 / upstairs seated £30 /all +bf
Thursday 23rd June Horace Andy with the Dub Asante Band featuring Matic Horns + Rootikal DJs @ Under the Bridge, Stamford Bridge, Fulham Road SW6 1HS. Info: Doors 7pm / tickets £25 + bf
Thursday 23rd June Hootananny Thursdays presents Jah Warriors + sounds from Jah Revelation Muzik @ the Hootananny, 95 Effra Road, Brixton, SW2 1DF. Info: 9pm - 2am / flyer / regular event / 21+ / ID £3
Friday 24th June University of Dub presents Roots Dance Energy with for the 1st time at UOD Touch Above Sound System with Steppers Warrior, Highway Man, Brian De Lion + full crew meets Lord Ambassador Sound System with Alvin Roots, Donovan Kingjay, Hotfoot and the Ambassador Family + the Mighty Aba Shanti-I  @ the Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, N1. Info: 10pm - 6am / 18+ / Tickets: cash only from box office (no bf) / online from Scala website / or pay at the door / website / facebook / Kings Cross £13 adv / £15 otd (students £13 w/id)
Friday 24th June Open the Gate and Passing Clouds presents Macka B & the Roots Ragga Band + Askala Selassie + Big Bang Roots Band hosted by Open the Gate Sound, Fenomeno Show ft. Manlio + upstairs Real Roots ft. Sattamann + DJ Paulo & friends @ Passing Clouds, 1 Richmond Rd, E8 4AA. Info: 7pm - 3.30am / flyer / Dalston Kingsland & Dalston Junction / Liverpool Street & Old Street / 242, 243, 76, 38, 149, 67  £5 b4 9pm / £7 b4 10pm / £10
Saturday 25th June Soft Wax presents Reggae Got Soul: Live Roots Reggae and Dub. This inaugural session features the Rebel A. V. Band with live support from Ant'one Setondji and Steve Wax on the decks. Foundation music in traditional style all the way. @ the Duke, 125 Creek Road, Deptford SE8 3BU. Info: 8pm - 12.30am / flyer / new regular event / facebook / Cutty Sark, or Greenwich / Deptford, or Greenwich / 47, 129, 177, 180, 188, 199, 286, 386, N1, N47. free
Saturday 25th June Inner Gold International Family presents Inna Dance with Heartical I.D. + Mike Majestic + guest Selector Stix @ the Map Cafe, 46 Grafton Road, NW5 3DU. Info: from 9pm - 1am / flyer front / back / Kentish Town West / Kentish Town free
Saturday 25th June MadJam Launch All Day Party featuring, Donovan Kingjay, Principal Root Sparks, Beat Alliance Dhol, King of Eye, Roots Sensation, African Drumming Workshop, Visuals by Fracali, Day Powered by Massawa Sound System with more acts TBA. @ Bows Arts Centre, 181 Bow Road E3 2SJ. Info: 1pm - 12am / flyer / Arts and Culture stalls, BBQ, Food (Vegan/Veggie/Ital), Cake and Bars, Photography exhibition, Film Screenings + more  free b4 3pm / £8 b4 7pm / £12 otd
Saturday 25th June Reggae Ambassadors presents DarkLight : a Roots Reggae Dub Journey with residents Jah Youth Sound System + Sister Joseph + Ras MM + the sensational voice of Jahovi & the True Melodyz Music Family @ the Stretch, Goldsmiths Students' Union, Dixon Road SE14 6NW. Info: 10pm - 4am / flyer / facebook / advance tickets / new regular event / 18+ / ireggaeambassadors@gmail.com / Security firm with a smile / Dress Code: clean heart / Bring JAHLUV £5 adv + bf / £7 b4 12 / £10 / students £5 w/id
Thursday 30th June  The Reggae Choir in a concert entitled Love and Politics + special guests Richie B + one other tba @ Stratford Circus, Theatre Square, E15 1BX. Info: 8.30pm - 10.30pm / choir website / tickets / Stratford £15 + bf
Thursday 30th June Club Roots Underground with Terrortone + Nice Times with Selecta Zebbe @ Orleans, 259-261 Seven Sisters Road, N4. Info: 10.30pm -3.30am / flyerregular event / traintubeFinsbury Park ladies free b4 12 / £5
Thursday 30th June Hootananny Thursdays presents Ras Charmer + Ras Chanter + sounds from Jah Revelation Muzik @ the Hootananny, 95 Effra Road, Brixton, SW2 1DF. Info: 9pm - 2am / flyer / regular event / 21+ / ID £3
Friday 1st July New Era Soundsystem ft. Sam'KillaMan'Jago with special guest Leo Samson meets Westway Roots Soundsystem playing in a friendly fashion. Hosting the night Principal Roots & Manlio @ the Bedroom Bar, 68 Rivington Street, EC2A 3AY. Info: 10.30pm - 3am / flyer / limited capacity reach early £5 adv
Saturday 2nd July Sound System Outernational presents a Symposium - talks, workshops and film screenings - followed by a dance (see below) @ the Media Research Building, Goldsmiths, University of London, New Cross SE14 6NW. Info 11am - 8pm / flyer / facebook free - please book on eventbrite
Sound System Outernational presents Young Warrior Sound System meets Roots Injection Sound System with Ras Muffet at the Controls + guest selector Don Letts + Outernational Selectors - Bababoom Hi Fi (Italy), Deskareggae (Brazil) and Tetine-Slum Dunk (Brazil)   @ the Amersham Arms, 388 New Cross Road, SE14 6TY. Info: 8pm - 3am / flyer / facebook / New Cross free b4 9pm / £5
Saturday 2nd July Midsummer's Day and Night Garden Party with Roots Garden Records meets Jamtone Records ft.  Manasseh, Robert Dallas + Special Guest MCs/Singers TBA Live Horn Section  The Hotsteppas (Full Live Band) Fat Stash DJs + Shak Out DJs Live Bands TBA + Many More  @ the Fox & Firkin, 316 Lewisham High St, SE13 6JZ. Info: from 2pm / facebook / tickets £6 + bf
Sunday 3rd July the Legendary Trevor Sax  @ the White Lion, 232 Streatham High Road, SW16 1BB. Info: 4pm - 1am / 07415 922 861 free b4 7 / £5
Sunday 17th July Sunday Sound System Session feat. Jah Revelation Muzik with Cecil Reuben, MC Trooper, Gregory Fabulous & full crew + the Great Wassie One + Lord Ambassador Sound System with Alvin Roots, Donovan Kingjay, Hot Foot and full family @ the Bradfield Boys Club, 5 -13 Commercial Way, Peckham SE15 6DQ. Info: 5pm - 11pm / flyer £7
Sunday 17th July Lambeth Country Show - as usual Sunday is reggae day at this annual event. This year featuring Johnny Clarke + Little Roy + Stylo G + a tribute to Rico Rodriguez feat Matic Horns/Henry Matic meets Soothsayers with special guests Youthsayers + Chainsaw Brassika feat Natty in Brockwell Park SE24 0PA. Info: facebook / all the usual family entertainments / show runs for two days with other music on Saturday / Herne Hill free
Wednesday 20th July Dance Hall Stylee ft. DJs from Horus Records + residents @ the Victoria, 186 Hoe Street, E17 4QH.  Info: 8pm - midnight / facebook / regular event / Walthamstow Central / Walthamstow Queens Road free
Ilabrate the 124th Anniversary of the birth of His Imperial Majesty Qedamawi Haile Selassie - Hamle 16 / July 23rd
Saturday 23rd July The 124th Anniversary of His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I. ReggaePeople Proudly Presents Hail H.I.M. A roots dance Ilabration with music by the Uplifting Jah Youth Sound the Roots Ambassador & Family, Jah Revelationmuzik with Cecil Reuben & full crew, Sista Joseph, Trevor Ras Sax, plus special guest artists live in session Prince Malachi + Papa Levi. @ the Exquisite Lounge (formerly Caribbean Edge), 117 Bruce Grove, N17 6UR. Info: 10pm - late / flyer front / back / royal dress code / tickets and more info 07960 747 460 / 07484 886 541 / Bruce Grove / more RasTafari events £13 adv / motd
Friday 29th July University of Dub presents King of Kings: Roots Dance Generate with Channel One Sound System with Mikey Dread @ the Itrols, Ras Kayleb & Daughtas + Jah Tubbys World System wth full crew  + the Mighty Aba Shanti-I  @ the Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, N1. Info: 10pm - 6am / 18+ / Tickets: cash only from box office (no bf) / online from Scala website / or pay at the door / website / facebook / Kings Cross £13 adv / £15 otd (students £13 w/id)
Saturday 30th July Soft Wax presents Reggae Got Soul: Live Roots Reggae and Dub. Steve Wax on the decks + live acts tbc. Foundation music in traditional style all the way. @ the Duke, 125 Creek Road, Deptford SE8 3BU. Info: 8pm - 12.30am / flyer / new regular event / Cutty Sark, or Greenwich / Deptford, or Greenwich / 47, 129, 177, 180, 188, 199, 286, 386, N1, N47. free
Saturday 30th July Dub Evolution (Lion Heart Roots) Featuring Echo Minott who will be performing for first time in the UK in seven years, the amazing tones of Danny Red and Massawa Sound System spinning wheels of steel + more  artists tba @ Bows Arts Centre, 181 Bow Road E3 2SJ. Info: flyer £8 eb / £10 adv / £15 otd
Saturday 6th August RasTafari Movement UK presents an
Afrika International Day of Action to celebrate the 100th year of HIM elevation from Regent to Negus + 50 year visit to Caribbean
+ Jamaica Independence Day - Info: flyer (for both events) cover / centre + see below / more RasTafari events
Part 1: Family Day with sports, arts and crafts, speakers, food and refreshments + music by Vincent Napp, Empress Imane, Asha Heights, Binghi Noah + more + sound by Jah Revelation Muzic and Sugar Dread @ Kennington Park, St Agnes Place SE11 4BE. Info: 12noon - 6pm / see flyer above free
Part 2: A night called 'Ras Tafari' A New Name with live appearance by Principle + Joy Mack + Ras Keith & his band + Rasta Drummers @ Pop Brixton, 49 Brixton Station Rd, SW9 8PQ. Info: 7pm - 12am / see flyer above free / £10 donation
Friday 19th August University of Dub presents Don't Kill the Lion: Roots Dance Rockers with Maasai Warrior Sound System + Word Sound & Power Sound System with Robert Tribulation & Jimmy Ranks + the Mighty Aba Shanti-I  @ the Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, N1. Info: 10pm - 6am / 18+ / Tickets: cash only from box office (no bf) / online from Scala website / or pay at the door / website / facebook / Kings Cross £13 adv / £15 otd (students £13 w/id)
Thursday 25th August Cecil Reuben presents Horseman and the Upper Cut Band @ the Hootananny, 95 Effra Road, Brixton, SW2 1DF. Info: 9pm - 2am / regRastular event £3
September 2nd - 4th One Love Festival UK - line up tba incl. the Gladiators, Lee 'Scratch' Perry, Junior Reid, Big Youth, Half Pint........ @ Hainault Forest Country Park, Fox Burrow Road, Chigwell, IG7 4QN. Info: permanent site secured / website / more festival listings / artist flyer / sound flyer / artist announcement / Hainault running all night :)  
Thursday 8th September Hootananny Thursdays presents Big Youth + Jo Ceaser + Jah Kettle all backed by the Artist Band + sounds from Jah Revelation Muzik @ the Hootananny, 95 Effra Road, Brixton, SW2 1DF. Info: 9pm - 2am / flyer / regular event / 21+ / ID £15 adv / £20 otd