Category Archives: Gigs

Festival Review: Sting, 26 December 2013 @ Jamworld, Portmore, Jamaica

The annual dancehall festival Sting takes place every Boxing Day at the Jamworld Entertainment Centre in Portmore, Jamaica, and is billed as ‘The Greatest One Night Reggae Show on Earth,’ writes Nadine White.

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Friday 22 November: London Rumble @ Club Kolis, 1 Archway Close, London N19 3TD

What: London Rumble sound clash

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Review: Bass Odyssey Anniversary – Stone Love, Killamanjaro, Silver Hawk and Lady Saw

Earlier this month, we travelled to the rural parish of St Ann, where Bob Marley was born, to celebrate the 24th anniversary of world famous sound system Bass Odyssey.

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Review: Sumfest 2013 – Dancehall Night

Sumfest is billed as ‘The World’s Greatest Reggae Show’ and after 21 years of delivering top quality concerts, it’s pretty hard to argue with that description. The event (we’d call it a festival back in Britain), which is held annually … Continue reading

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Review: King Sturgav, Volcano, Yellowman, Cocoa Tea and Frankie Paul @ The O2, London

Legendary Jamaican soundsystems Volcano (founded by producer Henry ‘Junjo’ Lawes and selector Danny Dread) and King Sturgav (founded by rap godfather U Roy), joined forces to perform at the O2 in Brixton, south London last week, but despite a great … Continue reading

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Review: Dennis Brown 2013 Tribute Concert, Kingston, Jamaica

Last week, Bashment Vibes was privileged to gain VIP access to the annual Dennis Brown Tribute Concert, which took place in Kingston, Jamaica, on Sunday evening. Best described as a massive street party to celebrate what would have been the … Continue reading

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Tuesday 1 January: Somerset Falls Splash @ Hope Bay, Portland, Jamaica

What: Somerset Falls Splash Festival

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Last Event of 2012: Bashment Vibes @ The Albi, Dalston E8 2PB

What: Our weekly party with music from the Bashment Vibes sound system Where: The Alibi,91 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, London E8 2PB

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Saturday 6 October: Mudd Up @ Shackwell Arms, Dalston E8 2EB

What: Mudd Up bashment party Where: Shackwell Arms, 71 Shackwell Lane, Dalston, London E8 2EB

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Friday 14 September: David Rodigan @ East Village, London EC2A 3HX

What: Rootikal Where: East Village, 89 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HX

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