Mostly Jazz, Funk and Soul Festival Line Up for Friday 6th July

Jimmy Cliff

We open on the Somerton District of St. James, Jamaica. With only one midwife tending to the entire village, a mother gives birth to a child, wraps him in a sheet, and takes him to shelter at a neighbor’s home as the hurricane blows… Read more

David Rodigan

For over 35 years David Rodigan has been the top dog in the bass heavy-atmosphere of Britain’s reggae dance-halls. The key to his success has been an unsinkable passion for reggae music, which first took a hold of him as a schoolboy when he… Read more

Jungle Brothers

The Jungle Brothers are an American hip hop group, and founding members of the Native Tongues collective. The Jungle Brothers pioneered the fusion of jazz and hip-hop and also became the first hip-hop group to use a house-music producer.   The group began performing… Read more

Chali 2na & Krafty Kuts

Chali 2na & Krafty Kuts Chali 2na is an American rapper with over 25 years in the business, widely recognised as one of hip-hop’s most distinctive and best loved voices. A founding member of the legendary rap group Jurassic 5, as well salsa funk… Read more


Layfullstop is a female hip hop / soul artist from Manchester, by way of Birmingham. Now seen as one of Manchester’s very own, Lay has been performing on stages alongside well established collectives ‘Cul Dè Sac’ and ‘Roots Raddix’, and has managed to build… Read more

Ash Walker Experience

Ash Walker, London born and bred, is a multifaceted musician, currently signed, as an innovative producer and songwriter for the well establish imprint, Deep Heads. Describing his current sound as trip-hop with an abstract twist, Ash incorporates an intoxicatingly heavy dub reggae bottom end with samples… Read more

The Brass Funkeys

Spirited Second Line Revelry, Galloping Gypsy Czárdas, Soulful Jazz Funeral Marches, Pumping Brass Driven Funk! The Brass Funkeys are an 8-piece London-based Brass Band who draw on the traditions of New Orleans. Formed in 2011, they have played at major festivals including Glastonbury, Wilderness… Read more

Namiwa Jazz

Hailing from the West Midlands, Namiwa Jazz is a 23-year-old  singer-songwriter who speaks her truth, with a fearless lyrical approach to subjects that mean a lot to her. Whether singing with just a guitar accompaniment or her full band, her unique singing style is… Read more