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Time and Date: 1pm- 11:30pm, May 7, 2012
Location: http://www.facebook.com/events/319164958144662/ Islington
Two For Joy Launch Party + Global Local Showcase: All Day Folk Festival
Harrison Brothers, Dan Korn, Ruby and the Ribcage, Ramshackle Union Band, Thinker, Knights of Mentis, Under the Driftwood Tree, Nimming Neds, Holloway Jug Band, Burning Wheel, Blue Rose Code, Tiny Ruins, Nuala, Boat to Row, The Wagon Tales, Kidnap Alice, The Long Notes.
Date: Bank Holiday Monday 7th May 2012
Venue: The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, London, N1 8LN
Prices: Free before 4pm, £6 after
Nearest Tube: Angel
Ticket Link: www.wegottickets.com
Phone Number: 07740199665
Join us for the 6th Bank Holiday All Day Folk Festival at the Old Queen's Head, 7th May 2012. This event is the official launch of Two For Joy Music (offspring of The Magpie's Nest), and sees 17 bands converge at the pub and play across two stages from 2pm – 11pm. The day is also brought to you by Global Local and Continental Drifts Music – the official showcase of the Acoustic Sound-Clash festival programme, with performances from the hottest emerging talent from the UK folk scene. Heaps of local bands and bands from all over the country converge for a jam packed folk out.
The Line Up
Downstairs Bawdy Stage
14:00 - 14:45 Harrison Brothers
15:00 - 15:45 Dan Korn
16:00 - 16:45 Ruby and the Ribcage
17:00 - 17:45 Ramshackle Union
18:00 - 18:45 Thinker
19:00 - 19:45 Knights of Mentis
20:00 - 20:45 Under the Driftwood Tree
21:00 - 21:45 Nimming Neds
22:00 - 23:00 Holloway Jug Band
Upstairs Rowdy Stage
15:00 - 15:45 Burning Wheel
16:00 - 16:45 Blue Rose Code
17:00 - 17:45 Tiny Ruins
18:00 - 18:45 Nuala
19:00 - 19:45 Boat to Row
20:00 - 20:45 The Wagon Tales
21:00 - 21:45 Kidnap Alice
22:00 - 23:00 The Long Notes
Time and Date: 9pm - 3am, April 6, 2012 - April 7, 2012
Location: XOYO, 32 Cowper Street, London EC2A 4AW City of London
Artists: Orange Hill Productions, The Heatwave, Necessary Mayhem, Element Dance
The Heatwave alongside Global Local, Punch Records and Blue Lotus present a very special Hot Wuk event showcasing the cream of the UK's reggae dancehall artists, all backed by a full live band. Looking forward to the hotly anticipated festival season, this party will bring the charisma and energy of dancehall performers to the fore.
Working with festival programmers and producers, the Hot Wuk Festival showcase will help ensure that reggae and dancehall are well represented at events throughout summer 2012. Jamaica celebrates 50 years of independence this year while the Jamaican Olympic athletics team led by Usain Bolt will ensure that Jamaica is on everyone's lips.
Alongside the live acts, Rinse FM's bashment crew The Heatwave present their high energy festival show joined by carnival dancers in full samba costume. Plus Ras Kwame's Orange Hill and dancehall producer Curtis Lynch with his Necessary Mayhem sound will play futuristic and foundational reggae vibes.
The event celebrates Hot Wuk's journey so far; since 2010, the regular London bashment party has become a 'go-to fixture' on the clubbing calendar. Early London success saw it roll out countrywide in 2011 with events in Brighton, Leeds, Bristol, Manchester and Birmingham.
Expect to see the hottest artists, most scandalous dancers and explosive carnival hype!
Time and Date: 12pm, August 1, 2010
Location: www.carnavaldelpueblo.co.uk/ Southwark
The Carnaval del Pueblo is Europe's largest celebration of Latin American culture,held in Burgess Park, London on the first week of August.
This year features 3 Global Local artists Wara, Lokandes and Khantara.
Time and Date: September 6, 2008
Location: Goodmayes Park, Goodmayes Lane, Ilford, Greater London, IG3
Artists: Ballalouda, Flamenco Aire, The Catch Radio Revolucion, Kathak Dancers, The Matzos