VITO U RUTS, Italian Dj and Radio Host who started his career in the Reggae and Dancehall scene, but soon his sets started to be influenced by Afrobeat, Cumbia and Latino Vibes. Two Years ago he got the idea to create a new format called MUSIC IN TH JUNGLE, that brings a mix of styles and flavours from all over the world to his show, with a particular attention to the Caribbeans atmosphere! + RAH STARS PROJECT & MC RASTACLA + CIENFUEGOS DJ, Hip Hop, Reggae, Jungle
Iqulah(meaning Integrity, Quality, Unity and Love for Africa as Home), formed his band in 1984 in Jamaica and so began Iqulah’s teachings of Rastafari. Labelled as the REGGAE AMBASSADOR, Iqulah continues the mission of great reggae artistes, such as Bob Marley, to bring reggae and Rasta to the four corners of the Earth.
MAISHA, Spiritual Afro Jazz + PROJECT KARNAK, Intense rhythm driven immersive jazz + SEED ENSEMBLE , West African and Caribbean influenced groove + DJSNUFFONE & MCHONEYBROWN, Bashment mix of african & afro diaspora riddims seemlessly chopped up for the dancefloor.
MR WOODNOTE & SKUNKADELIC + RAGS RUDI + FRANKIE STEW & HARVEY GUNN + RUTH ROYALL + ARRIVAL SOUNDSYSTEMFruit Palace presents MR WOODNOTE & SKUNKADELIC, Live funk & hip hop flavours + RAGS RUDI, Explosive cocktail of ska, hip hop, dub & punk + FRANKIE STEW & HARVEY GUNN, Rapper-producer hip hop duo + RUTH ROYALL, Soul, electronica & R&B
MANSION OF SNAKES, Afrobeat & Cosmic Funk Behemoth + ERI OKAN, Afro-Brazilian Roots, Drums, Dance and Song + BALDO VERDU & TONTO MALEMBE, Afro-Venezuelan rhythms, funk, tropicália and rock + DJ SILLY TANG, on the decks, rocking out to Cumbia, Jungle and global bass flavours.
Woodburner presents DAT BRASS, live hip-hop brass band, brass licks, sax riffs, hat hits and rap spits + SUPER BEST FRIENDS CLUB, psychedelic rock, spiritual jazz and synth pop + JOHN BLOOD AND THE HIGHLYS, We say you'll be hard pushed to find a better roots-reggae band in London right now - great musicians and a great vibe + MUSICA MACONDO DJS, a global music platform focusing on Jazz, Latin and Afro influenced sounds
ABDOULAYE SAMB AND MINNJIARABY, "The love of cultural mixing", which expresses the richness of Senegalese traditions and ethnies, the beauty in them getting together, as well as an open-minded approach to all cultures and people, bridging and promoting them.
SAM KNEALE , an 18 year old singer songwriter who busks and gigs around London and Brighton. + DANIEL FERGUSON, a favourite at Hootananny Songwriters and Wordsmiths, + SIMEON HAMMOND-DALLAS, a wonderful singer songwriter.
LAMUZUGUELE. The group mixes the universality of the swing with the beats & bass of a powerful and heavy electro. LOS KAMER with a new sound, with swing, jazz and Balkan based intentions, and with more experience under their belts. THE ZEUGUMA BROTHERS is an atypical rock band, composed of 6 musicians, interpreting a collection of about thirty original compositions built around multiple influences.
ANGIE B, UK SINGJAY reggae artist, born Angela DUNKLEY. Angie B is versatile & has returned to the music industry after a long break caused by throat operation, she was told she she'd never be able to sing again but give thanks to the Most High God.
Merciful Music presents TY, hip hop soul star performs his hits and fresh cuts from his new lp. live show ft special guest KINGPIN + BINKER & MOSES, mobo award winning saxophone and drums duo + AHNANSÉ, afro-futurist riddims of africa, the caribbean and london + DJSNUFFONE & MCHONEYBROWN, roots manuva/congo natty
ERIK AND THE WORLDLY SAVAGES from Serbia, KIBITZ with their energetic and soulful instrumental material and TOYTOWN HUSTLE, funk punk math pop ensemble!
KIOKO, Hook laden soulful Reggae pop + THE UFOSLAVIANS, Balkan saturated reggae, cumbia, ska, electronic and Hip-hop mix + EAT THE EVIDENCE, Ska, Hip Hop, Reggae and Punk + EL GADZE, DJ, World Fusion & Global Underground + DJ HARIS PILTON, Gypsy, Cumbia, Ragga and Bass Tunes
Fruit Palace presents NAÂMAN (FULL BAND) at the forefront of the European reggae scene. + BABILONDON an international band renowned for their high-octane performances and urban roots reggae sound. + CIAN FINN hailing from the west of Ireland, CIAN FINN is a vocalist armed with hair raising lyrics and bass lines to make you move. Don’t miss Ireland’s finest play his first show at Hootananny. + JUNIOR V born in ’98 and endowed with lots of vocal personality JUNIOR V is one of the most promising artists of the Italian reggae scene.
MANUDIGITAL, Riddim maker, bass player and producer specialised in digital Reggae + MOOSE FUNK SQUAD Raw UK Hip Hop with tongue firmly in Moose + YIN YANG MAGIC GANG, Zombie Dub, Dancehall, Reggae, Roots, Jungle + THE ASBO DISCO, playing an original mashup selection all night long
BRASSROOTS bring back their legendary live experience to the venue, playing classics and originals from one of the funkiest and hardest-hitting brass bands you’ve ever heard. Amsterdam’s KAUW make their London groove debut, showcasing their live organ driven hypnotic dance music guaranteed to funk you up to the max. Exciting new talent YAZMIN LACEY brings her tight band to showcase the jazzy soul that heralds her as a Future Bubbler touted by Gilles Peterson. All tied together with the choice selections from one of London’s finest party DJ KMT.
DUDUETSA, a rhythmic, world-music, African marimba band, based in the United Kingdom, playing folk music from Zimbabwe, South Africa and Botswana, as well as contemporary covers from the region. The band sings in several southern African languages including Chishona, Isindebele, Setswana and Isixhosa.
STP BIRTHDAY SHOW: THE URBAN VOODOO MACHINE MARCHING BAND + RHINO AND THE RANTERS + DOM DURNER AND THE DYNAMITE + SCARLETTE O’ HARLETTE AND MORE!Stranger Than Paradise celebrates their 14 year anniversary with this stupendous lineup! THE URBAN VOODOO MACHINE MARCHING BAND: Not just a funeral band but they sure do put the fun in funeral! + RHINO AND THE RANTERS : Cow-Punk, Gospel Blues, a mixture of Roots, Rock and Roll and Bluegrass. + DOM DURNER AND THE DYNAMITE and more... Plus birthday surprises secret guests and of course cake!
CROSSROADS FLAMENCO BLUES from Seville, Barcelona and London, Crossroads captures the soul and mystery of Flamenco, channels it through that ever changing phenomenon we know as Jazz and adorns it with a dance form which merges the spirit of Andalusia with the rhythm of swing.
SOLKO, winning over the hearts and wearing out the shoes of people everywhere with their unique brand of dub rock. Support from Brighton-based SAMSARA COLLECTIVE with a fresh and hook-laden take on the roots tradition. Plus original blues infused funk rock and reggae from LITTLE NUMBER, rhythmically influenced by Africa with shades of Velvet Underground. Bristol's WORM DISCO CLUB on the ones and twos, dedicated to scouring the the globe for the primest cuts of outernational vinyl magic.