Wee Dub Festival is delighted to host an exclusive Q&A and discussion focused around the history of reggae music and soundsystem culture in the UK, feature icons of the scene:
This a rare opportunity to share the company of legends of the UK reggae scene in an intimate setting and learn some of the history and culture of the music before heading down to Session 4 and seeing the guys in action.
The father of Channel One’s controller, Mikey Dread (pictured), ran the famous Admiral Bailey sound, one of the original “sounds” in South London after the post-war period, and as such grew up during the formation of the UK’s soundsystem scene. Earl Gateshead leads the Trojan Soundsystem, the official guardian of the largest and most respected UK based reggae label Trojan Records, and has an encyclopedic knowledge of the genre and it’s history. Vic Galloway, our host, is Scotland’s leading broadcaster for underground and leftfield music, with his BBC Radio Scotland show a long-running and essential listen in Scottish music circles.
This event is free to those with Weekend Wristbands, or £5 for those without. It is advised you book in advance to secure your place as they are limited
Sunday 8th March
5.30pm – 6.30pm (please arrive at 5.15pm)
The Jazz Bar
1a Chambers Street