With the success of the festival growing each year, we are delighted to announce that BBC Radio 1’s purveyor of eclectic sounds Gilles Peterson and BBC Radio 6’s Funk & Soul maestro Craig Charles will be returning to curate the line up with some of their favourite acts. They’ll also be jumping behind the decks for sets at the official after show parties as well as DJing in the park!
Joining Gilles Peterson on the friday will be the genre defying Ghostpoet (pictured), cover maestro’s Introducing who will be taking on DJ Shadow’s ‘Entroducing’ in full as well Local Tropical Dub Pioneers Troumaca and Electro Heroes Free School.
On saturday we’ll be joined by the legendary Native New Yorkers Odyssey, Speedometer, The Atlantic Players as well Introducing coming back to play their second show of the weekend with their take on the music of Mr Scruff.
Sunday we will be joined by James Brown’s and Trombone master in his own right Fred Wesley who will be joined by his long time band The JB’s. Fred Wesley & The JB’s will be joined by Soweto Kinch, Andy Hamilton & The Bluenotes, Husk and Steve Ajao.
The line ups for both stages will be announced gradually over the coming months but as you can see we already have some amazing artists for 2012! We’ll also be keeping you updated with further events happening in the build up to the festival!Tickets for Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul 2012 are now on sale here. To avoid booking fees there will also be the option to send in a postal form which is now available from the website. Alternatively, you can visit one of our outlets listed on our site to pick up the tickets in person.