International Reggae Day (IRD) is JulyOne
The reggae networking and information space
BritishBlackMusic.com/Black Music Congress presents in association with partners including Reggae Fraternity UK, Sound System Outernational, Goldsmiths, University Of London, Chaaawaaa Radio, Shining Stars and BTWSC/African Histories Revisited, the London, UK hub event marking International Reggae Day:
International theme: 'One Love'; UK theme: New Cross Fire/Black People's Day Of Action @ 40/BRAFA (British Reggae Artists Famine Appeal) @ 36. Quizzes and prizes during event.
Allison Mason (Shining Stars): event host.
5.30-6.00pm: BBMM/IRD Video compilation + Chaaawaaa Radio sound
6.00-7.00pm Conference welcome & introduction; Music industry support
7.00-8.00pm People's Choice Polls; Marking New Cross Fire/Black People's Day Of Action @ 40/BRAFA (British Reggae Artists Famine Appeal) @ 36
8.00-9.00pm Multi-DJ set including Geoff Parker (Catch A Fire - The anthems), Junie Rankin & DJ Ade (Nzinga Soundz – The female acts), Cee Bee (UK Reggae Expose Show - British upfront cuts) + Departed Icons Of Reggae Tribute set
9.00-10.00pm Chaaawaaa Radio DJ sets
10.00-midnight Shining Stars Live Performances