HUGE ARTIST ANNOUNCEMENT 30 Bands and acts + Battle of the Dubplates!!!!

This is our 2nd instalment of Artist Announcements for 2016 with one more very exciting artist announcement to come: We are very proud to announce this years Battle of the Dubplates 2016 x 8 historic Sound Systems alongside 30 more Acts and Bands –



Our search for a new Champion Sound has taking us onto a fantastic journey of British Sound System Culture – our line up is drawn from the Foundation Sound Systems that started in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s.  Our search has taken us to the length and breath of the Country from all corners of the UK  – and we are so very pleased to announce Sound System Clash History in the Making –

Sound System Legends for the very first time coming together in one arena a battle of epic proportions to win The Battle of The Dubplates 2016 – and become the NEW CHAMPION SOUND:

Coxsone Sound – London
Java Nuclear Power – London
Stereophonic Sound – Manchester
Qualitex Sound – Bristol
Lord Gelly – London
Love Express – Birmingham
Mackabee – Coventry
GI Roadshow – London

We are very excited to add the following acts to the 2016 bill:

Max Romeo
The Congos
Blacker Dread Records showcase
Capital Letters
Macka B
Don Campbell
Smith and Mighty
Mixmaster Morris
General Roots
Nucleus Roots
Robin Catto
Dan Wiltshire
Salutation Dub
Chris Dubflow
One Style MDV
Wendy Walker
Aurelia Dey
Direct Impact
Ben Russell and the Charmers
The Downsetters
Josephine and The Artizans
Lion Star
Junior Dread
Flying Muses
Konquerin Soundz

Further info:

see you in the sunshine


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