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So the festival season is almost apon us again and we are very excited to see both Solo Banton and Dubkasm performing at Boomtown Fair, across the weekend 8-11th August.

Here's a message from the Town Mayor:
"With a 15 meter high flaming Aztec Temple, Six fully immersive street sets, Magic Carpets, Moving Robots, brand new hidden woodland stages, Beach Parties, Ziplines, Giant Waterslides, Mutated Vehicle stages, over 40 themed venues with all our favourite bands and the worlds biggest Metal Spider... this show is set to top anything we have ever attempted before! with ticket sales massively up on last year and less than 20% now remaining, this is your last chance to join us and party in the craziest city on the planet  - The Town Mayor xxx"

It's now the last chance to get tickets for Boomtown Fair 2013, with less than 20% left!!
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Everybody in Bristol knows that The ASBO DISCO don't hang around when it comes to organising high energy, fabulously fun events, and this coming "Bank Holiday Spesh" is no acception.  Setting up bass camp for two full days down at The Attic Bar in Stokes Croft, with an outdoor stage packed full of quality live performances to make your weekend one to remember (or not).  Catch Solo Banton & The Upper Cut Band occupying Sunday's stage alongside Molotov Jukebox, Only Joe, The Scribes & more, before returning to perform with Dubkasm on The Monday.  Fingers crossed for the sunshine & remember kids, "no cap, no hood, no entry!!"
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As any music head will know it's not just the big shows that create substance in any vibrant music scene, and the launch of Dub Theories is no exception.  Hosted by dub wise producing partners Everest P & Tyun, alongside graphic artists/selector/producer Dan Covill, more widely known together as Evermoor Sound, this night's aim is to showcase some of the exciting musical talent emerging from a healthy dub scene.
Our love to all the up and coming dub artists out there for knowing well what they do and doing it well.
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Just across the water from the UK, over looking the sea, lies the the northern-French town of Dunkerque (or Dunkirk to us English).  Here the roots and dub flag is flying healthy and strong thanks to the dedicated work of Association Leçons d'ailleurs & the Roots Wokers Sound System.

Originally founded in Bordeaux, South-western France in 2010, Roots Workers Sound System moved to Dunkerque in 2012, after a productive 2 years playing shows alongside some of the greatest roots teachers France has to offer, the likes of Jah Militant, Jah Marshall, Chalice Sound and Salomon Heritage and at the same evolving their system from two to four scoops.

Since their arrival in Dunkerque last summer the sound has grown further to encompass a proper 4-way configuration and the crew have given birth to the Dub-Kerque sessions, the first of which saw them join with thier close friends and neighbours, Chalice Sound from Lille. On 4th May Dubkasm look forward to joining them for the second installment of Dub-Kerque and testing out their dubplates on this sound system for the first time.

As spoken by the crew themselves, The main purpose of the sound has always been to work on the foundations through Peace, Love and Respect, and work unity straight from it's Root. Make sure your heart is clean, and you rally round the Red, Gold and Green.

Big ups and love to all the Dubkerque family!! This is going to be one to remember...


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Solo Banton will be jetting off to Brussels Reggae Festival on 13th April, to join the likes of Cultural Warriors, Mykal Rose, Jonny Osbourne feat. Soul Stereo, Earl 16, Channel One, Mungos Hifi feat. Charlie P, Dubkmatix & many more...  

The festival takes place across 2 days at Brussel's Event Brewery and promises to be a fantastic event!!! Big ups to Jeff from Reservoir Dub & all at Brussels Reggae Festival for making this one happen!!

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This Saturday 9th March Dubkasm and Solo Banton head to Spain to join Organic Roots in Madrid.  Big ups to all involved in this event and espcially the Organic Roots family, who continue to work hard to bring roots, reggae and dub music to the people of Madrid with dedication, love and positive vibes.

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