Wee Dub Festival 2019 takes place across 4 sessions and various fringe events at venues spread throughout Edinburgh’s historic Old Town. Tickets are available for each session individually, as well as for the whole weekend. We recommend a weekend pass to get the full Wee Dub experience. Explore the weekend’s programme below.
Friday 1st March
10pm-3am (Free warm-up from 8pm) • One ticket • 2 venues • 3 rooms
Room 1 - La Belle Angele
Kahn & Neek
Bristol’s enigmatic duo distil the essence of dub, grime and dancehall for a serious sonic force.
Gardna & Kreed
Also from Bristol, Gardna is no stranger to rocking the Wee Dub floor, here with new partner in crime for the first time. Boom sounds!
Somah b2b Papa Shanti
Deep and dubby low frequency assualt, signed to Scotch Bonnet Records.
Anya Asia & Solid Steppa Sound
Leeds based up and coming vocalist with regular collaborator lively up the dance.
Powered By Electrikal Soundsystem
Room 2 - The Mash House
Adrian Sherwood (DJ Set)
The master of outsider dub, controller of the legendary On-U Sound, a true giant of UK music, beyond boundaries. Salute!
Escape Roots & Tom Spirals (Live)
Wee Dub family on the digital roots tip performed live, never disappoints for style, delivery and passion.
Hometown Promotion Sound
New force out of Glasgow city who mix passion of soundsystem culture and pure selection. Ruff and ready sound.
Respected selector outta Poland who walks the line between dub and psy-trance, makes his Wee Dub debut.
Powered By North Fire Sound
Plus Edinburgh Roots Collective In The Bar
SINGLE SESSION TICKETS: £11+BF Advance • £14 OTD
Saturday 2nd March
Wee Dub Screen
3-5pm • Fig Tree Bistro
A selection of hand-picked short films screened in a relaxed atmosphere with special food menu.
5-10pm • THE MASH HOUSE
London based selector and one of the very few female soundsystem operators makes her Wee Dub debut.
Well respected roots selector based out of Manchester.
Sta'Sax & Aretha Marie-Jah (Live)
Another debut from this London based duo who spread a conscious message in their music.
Sister Nem is Wee Dub family and killer selector.
Mighty Oak Sound
Powered by the impeccable Mighty Oak crew who are building a solid fan-base around the country.
SINGLE SESSION TICKETS: £7+BF ADVance • £10 OTD
10pm-4am (TBC) • The Liquid Room (Basement)
The Nextmen ft. Kiko Bun
Wow! Powerhouse party ready tracks and two of the best vocalists in an exclusive combination for Wee Dub. Big!
Mungo's Hi Fi Soundsystem feat. Marina P & Tom Spirals
Full power bass vibrations from the champs with another exclusive vocal combination featuring Paris-based Marina P. Unmissable!
Stalawa Sound & Ponchita Peligros
France & Spain together in a rub-a-dub style with this duo repping Scotch Bonnet Records.
Fast rising Glasgow selector with some killer dancehall flex!
SINGLE SESSION TICKETS: £15+BF ADVance • £18 OTD
Sunday 3rd March
3-6pm • AKVA
Our traditional family-friendly social. Expect laid-back tunes, Jamaican fusion food, quality drinks as well as dub, arts and music-related workshops for the kids.
6pm-1Am • The Bongo Club
Jah Shaka (4 hour Set)
After Young Warrior’s mercurial set in 2018, the only logical choice for Session 4 was his father… the Godfather of UK soundsystem culture, the Zulu Warrior himself. Sound of sounds. Jah Shaka will be gracing Wee Dub for the first time!
The original roots message in Scotland, going strong and sounding better than ever, bookends what is guaranteed to be a legendary session.
SINGLE SESSION TICKETS: £14+BF ADVance • £17 OTD