Friday 07 August 2015
Price: FREE b4 10pm, £4 after
Time: 9pm - 3am
ID: Entry only with valid ID
ASBO DISCO presents: FRIENDLY FIRE BAND has been one of the most active live reggae and dancehall outfits in the UK’s traditional reggae capital, Birmingham, both on stages and in the studio for the last few years. Juggles traditional Roots, Dancehall or One Drop riddims, and has become an institution on the Birmingham Reggae Scene, having backed a host of artsits from Dawn Penn to Daddy Freddy, and put out regular releases on the Friendly Fire Music label. In the studio, they have recorded collborations with the cream of UK reggae artists, released on vinyl as well as digital formats on the Friendly Fire Music imprint. Collaborating with aritsts such as YT, Tippa Irie, Murray Man, and Susan Cadogan, to name a few, they have enjoyed radio and soundsystem plays around the world including David Rodigan (BBC 1Xtra) who has featured successive releases on his show. +
UK:ID Layering crunchy guitars and liquid synths with dynamic rap vocals and the stunningly soulful voice of Ella Harris, UK:ID are a Dance/Rock powerhouse from Glastonbury, UK. Their unique style is a fusion of Electronic Rock, Drum & Bass and Hip Hop. “Blistering, high energy, drum and bass meets rock … a truly infectious set of tunes and lyrics that speak to a generation.” Louder Than War. “A dancefloor-ready drum & bass anthem that announces the group to the UK scene with a bang.”Gigslutz. +
THE VEGETABLE COLLECTIVE With more firepower than a bazooka, The Vegetable Collective are a raucous quintuplet of North London warehouse-dwellers who combine SKA, PUNK, DUB & RAP to create a manic live show that is guaranteed to blow your limbs apart. With regular live appearances across the London party scene, a South-West England tour and Boomtown Fair in the pipeline, The Vegetable Collective (and their pumped-up party posse) provide serious on-stage and on-floor wreckage for those who wanna SKANK! Their music is catchy, deranged, highly addictive and always AVVIN IT, certain to mash up the dance floor.
+ original mashup selections from the ASBO Disco crates