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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 28th May Diverse Collective presents Ramon Judah & bredren + guest DJ Tomash powered by New Era Reggae Sound System @ Attico Arts Centre, 101 Watford High Street, Watford WD17 2DQ. Info: flyer / facebook £5 otd
Saturday 28th May Adult Entertainment presents Roots Rock Reggae #2 with sounds by Jah Youth the Roots Ambassador + the Mighty Fatman Sound ft. Earl Sixteen @ the West Indian Cultural Centre, 9 Clarendon Road, N8 ODJ. Info: 8pm - 3am / flyer / nearest Turnpike Lane / Hornsey / 41, 91, 144   £10 b4 midnite / more after
Sunday 29th May Sunday Chill Out Lounge (Bank Holiday Special) Featuring the Great Reggae Voices of Vivian Jones and Earl Sixteen, The Multi-Talented Saxophonist Sarah Tobias + Wonderful Sister Joseph (Concious FM) spinning the wheels of steel. @ the Rolling Stock, 48 Kingsland Road, E2 8DA. Info: 6pm - 12am / showtime 7.30pm / flyer front / back / tickets / Hoxton (1min walk) / Old Street  & Liverpool Street (8 min walk) / 67, 149, 242, 243, 488 eb £7 / £10 otd
Sunday 29th May The Legends Of Reggae : Freddie McGregor, Marcia Griffiths, I-Octane, Junior Reid @ the O2 Academy Brixton, 211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, SW9 9SL. Info: 7pm / 18+ /  Brixton stalls £40.50 / circle £45.50 / all inc bf
Thursday 2nd June Club Roots Underground with Sista Nkechi + Roots Hitek + Poser Bless with PA by Principal @ Orleans, 259-261 Seven Sisters Road, N4. Info: 10.30pm -3.30am / flyerregular event / traintubeFinsbury Park ladies free b4 12 / £5
3rd - 5th June Festival news not in London: Skarumba HiFi presents three days of deep roots reggae dub vibes from across the UK with Earl 16, Solo Banton, Mungos HiFi, The Vibronics ft. Madu Messenger & Parvez, the Powersteppers ft Molara, I-Mitri, Roots Garden crew, Haile Bless 12V sound system, Dubverzion, Dogdub, Wayne McArthur & The International Players already confirmed. in a beautiful secret location close to Aberystwyth, Cymru. (Opposite Tŷ-Du Farm, Borth, Ceredigion Wales SY24-5NS according to ticket site). Info: flyer front / back / website / tickets various from £55 adult eb to £70 adult single + bf
Sunday 5th June Catch A Fire with Zinc Fence on the decks + guests Principal Roots Sparks UK & friends Upstairs @ the Ritzy Cinema, Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane SW2 1JG. Info: 8pm - 12am / flyer / regular eventtraintubeBrixton / 2, 3, 109, 159 free
Wednesday 15th June Dance Hall Stylee ft. DJ John Eden + residents @ the Victoria, 186 Hoe Street, E17 4QH. Info: 8pm - midnight / facebook / regular event / Walthamstow Central / Walthamstow Queens Road free
Thursday 16th June Club Roots Underground with Sista Joseph + Roots Hitek + Bobo Blackstar @ Orleans, 259-261 Seven Sisters Road, N4. Info: 10.30pm -3.30am / flyerregular event / traintubeFinsbury Park ladies free b4 12 / £5
Thursday 16th June Cecil Reuben & DigiTec Productions presents Men With Voices - the Album Launch - see flyer for details of singers all backed by Digitec Allstars + sounds from Jah Revelation Muzik @ the Hootananny, 95 Effra Road, Brixton, SW2 1DF. Info: 9pm - 2am / flyer / regular event / 21+ / ID £3
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
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
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)
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 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
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
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 £5
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
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
Saturday 30th July Soft Wax presents Reggae Got Soul: Live Roots Reggae and Dub. dSteve 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
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