Programme

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 7pm) • One ticket • 2 venues • 3 rooms

Session 1

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.

Chillumafia

Respected selector outta Poland who walks the line between dub and psy-trance, makes his Wee Dub debut.

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.

FREE ENTRY

Session 2

5-10pm • SKYLIGHT BAR

Caya - Wee Dub Festival 2019

Caya

London based selector and one of the very few female soundsystem operators makes her Wee Dub debut.

Sista Emma

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.

Nem

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: £5+BF ADVance • £8 OTD

Session 3

10pm-4am (TBC) • The Liquid Room (Basement)

Mungo's Hi-Fi Soundsystem

The Nextmen ft. Kiko Bun & Dynamite MC

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.

Vixen Sound

Fast rising Glasgow selector with some killer dancehall flex!

SINGLE SESSION TICKETS: £15+BF ADVance • £18 OTD

Sunday 3rd March

Family Social

3-6pm • VENUE TBC

Wee Dub Festival 2016

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.

FREE ENTRY

Session 4

6pm-1Am • The Bongo Club

Jah Shaka - Wee Dub Festival 2019

Jah Shaka (4 hour Set)

After Young Warrior’s mercurial set in 2018, the only logical choice for Session 4 was his father… the Gogdfather of UK soundsystem culture, the Zulu Warrior himself. Sound of sounds. Jah Shaka will be gracing Wee Dub for the first time!

Messenger Soundsystem

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

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