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, ReggaeGlobal & Culture 2022, Chaaawaaa Radio, Shining Stars and BTWSC/African Histories Revisited, the London, UK hub event marking International Reggae Day:

 

International theme: Ska @ 60

UK theme: Lovers Rock @ 50/Region Focus: Bristol/Southampton

Allison Mason (Shining Stars): event host.

 

5.30-6.15pm Chaaawaaa Radio DJ set 

 

6.15-6.20pm Welcome address: Prof William 'Lez' Henry AKA Lezlee Lyrix

6.20-6.45pm Jamaica @ 60: Rudi Page

6.45-6.50pm Reggae Tree Update: Diane Shrouder-Johnson

6.50-7.10pm Music Industry messages from industry bodies and industry awareness messages

7.10-7.40pm Ska @ 60

7.40-8.00pm IRD UK People's Choice Winners: Colin 'CeeBee' Brown

8.00-8.30pm IRD UK Region Focus: Southampton/Bristol

8.30-8.45pm Lovers Rock @ 50

9.00-10.00pm Multi-DJ Set - a) In Memoriam: Hawkeye/Kwaku b) Lovers Rock @ 50: Anthony 'Sir George' Brightly c) British Reggae Anthems: Chaaawaaa Radio d) Women's Choice: DJ Lady  Juicy

 

10.00-midnight Shining Stars Artist Showcase

*We'll include a memorial to Nicky Thomas and need to research to find out the date on which he died in 1990???? >>>>>> If you can corroborate his date of death, please email: bbmbmc@gmail.com

Supporting IRD London UK 2022 Fresh Radio London: ReggaeGlobal & Culture 2022

 

Book IRD UK and BBMM (British Black Music Month) events at: www.BBM.eventbrite.com

PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS

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