WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE SATURDAY’S BIGTOP HEADLINER WILL BE THE MIGHTY LAID BLAK!
Urban Reggae Heavyweights Laid Blak originate from Bristol, England and are taking the UK Live music venues and underground club scene by storm. Along with supporting Ed Sheeran they have supported artist like the Wailers, Lee Scratch Perry, Desmond Decker, John Legend, Damian Marley, Horace Andy and soo many more great acts.
Laid blak’s singles ‘Crazy’ and ‘Woah’ are both out now on iTunes on Bristol’s very own Reel Me Records.
Next up are THE FUTURE DUB PROJECT
Combining classic dub elements with a wide variety of dance styles, they have created a blend that is already getting them plenty of attention. The Future Dub Project put on exhilarating live performances, coupled with ace remixes and you shouldn’t think of them as a band, or a pair of producers, but a hybrid of both.
BARE KNUCKLE PARADE
Forming in a pub during a drunken conversation between friends, the band instantly became a hit in their hometown of Bath, with their unpredictable chaotic live shows and a vast catalogue of contagious songs. Early fans from the likes of Dermot O’Leary and Rhod Gilbert on Radio 2, appearances at Glastonbury Festival, Nass Festival and 2000 Trees Festival and support slots with the likes of James Bay, The Heavy and Enter Shikari, seen the band recognise they were onto something and set them in motion to become one of the most exciting bands in the South West.
Weymouth based 6 piece Dub/Reggae/Hip Hop band Cuba Libre. Creative rhymes(Lewis), breathtaking singing(Morgan), grooving Bass Lines(Rob), catchy riffs on the guitar and the Hammond(Andy), melodic sounds from the synths’s master(Buff) and a drummer that keeps everyone in check(Zoe). Cuba Libre have travelled around the UK packing out music venues and have a constant growing fan base. There E.P which was released last year with previous members Steve and Adam made its way to being played on Brighton’s radio station Code South and the track Alice has been used by top DJ’s in remixes and mixtape’s. Headlining shows through out the UK and supporting some of the biggest artist in the music scene Cuba Libre are making there mark. With recognition from bands that have had world wide success and help inspire them through out the years helping the band to create a unique sound and a performance that is unforgettable.
Victor Vector is a local scratch DJ from Bridport, Dorset. He is part of the Dorset hip hop crew called The Napkings and is a founding member of Bridport’s Hip Hop group Ways of the Mouth. As well as The Napkings he now resides as part of The Gaslight Troubadours, a vintage style steampunk group with a modern day Burke and Hare approach of sample reconstructing.
Alongside The Gaslight Troubadours, armed with the very talent chap hop rapper Professor Elemental, Victor Vector has played stages at Latitude, Larmer Tree Festival, Boomtown Festival, and Womad Festival and has played local support for such artists as The Freestylers, Ugly Duckling, DJ Format, People under the Stairs, The Mouse Outfit, Scratch Perverts and the legend that is Grandmaster Flash.
A drifting Canadian heart, caught between the Pacific and Atlantic tides. Joey uses infectious, hooky melodies and evocative lyrics to create songs that both complement and challenge the current direction of the AAA/Alternative market. Blending the energy of Pop, the power and drive of Rock and the honesty of a singer/songwriter, with a little bit of modern Country thrown into the mix; her style is best described as her own. Joey now resides between the UK and Canada, and is looking forward to the release of her new album with 37 Records in the early Summer of 2017.
SON OF RICHARD
SON OF RICHARD is the song-writing vehicle of Dan Dickinson. Now working out of the creative coastal locale of Bridport, Dorset, Dan was formally the chief songwriter of London/Brighton based The Little Victory who have played Larmer Tree Festival, Tolpuddle Festival, headline shows at Old Blue Last (London) and Communion Records showcase at The Hope (Brighton).