MR WOODNOTE & SKUNKADELIC + RAGS RUDI + FRANKIE STEW & HARVEY GUNN + RUTH ROYALL + ARRIVAL SOUNDSYSTEM

Saturday 29 July 2017

Price: FREE b4 9pm, £6 after
Time: 9pm - 3am
ID: Entry only with valid ID

Fruit Palace presents MR WOODNOTE & SKUNKADELIC for a rare performance where each tune is created spontaneously by mixing up their hip hop, jazz and funk flavours. Saxophonist and looper MR WOODNOTE is best known for his work with Dub FX, Eva Lazarus and Lil Rhys and creates a unique, improvised set of bouncy beats and heavy basslines. Joined by SKUNKADELIC – hip hop emcee and vocalist for critically acclaimed 9 piece Afro funk outfit Afro Cluster +

RAGS RUDI, a East London six piece playing an explosive head-nodding, feet-sparking cocktail of ska, hip hop, dub and punk. This summer they release their second full length album “Last Train To Python” +

FRANKIE STEW & HARVEY GUNN, Harvey’s clean and uncluttered production sounds warm and full, whilst Frankie’s songs are sincere and honest stories, shared openly. Their distinctive and unique sound is spreading fast amongst the hip hop community +

RUTH ROYALL, the soundscapes of RUTH ROYALL come from her core, layered with joy, melancholy, a hybrid of old and new crashing together. Ruth blithely crosses boundaries of nu-soul, electronica and R&B “One of the most versatile singers I’ve worked with” – Mo Pleasure (Earth Wind and Fire)

ARRIVALSOUNDSYSTEM bringing live dubbing of reggae riddims with tough vocals and tight percussion and shimmering brass. Dynamic sound crafted for the crowd, spanning roots to jungle through rub-a-dub and steppas.