Programme

Wee Dub Festival 2018 takes place across 3 club sessions, a live gig 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 2nd March

10pm-3am (Free warm-up from 7pm) • One ticket • 2 venues • 4 rooms

Session 1

Room 1 - La Belle Angele

Wee Dub Festival 2018 - The Bug

The Bug feat. Miss Red

Mutant dub and overdriven dancehall mania from the Ninja Tune signed producer, joined by one of the baddest MC’s out there.

Aries

The jungle sound of Bristol right now, repping Born on the Road and Chopstick Dubplate.

Electrikal Sound

26kw of pure bass power from Scotland’s biggest soundsystem drives the session.

Mrs Magoo

Tuff jungle sounds to warm up the session from this fast rising selector.

Room 2 - The Mash House

Vibronics

Vibronics feat. Madu Messenger

Legendary outfit delivering futuristic steppas dub and militant lyricism straight out of Leicester.

Escape Roots & Tom Spirals (Live)

Wee Dub family on the digital roots tip performed live.

Young Pistols Sound

Conscious reggae sound from Poland.

Vixen Sound

Glasgow’s Vixen is a fast rising  and talented reggae selector.

Room 3 -The Mash House Upstairs

Mighty Oak Soundsystem & friends

Local rootsmen install their sound for Room 3 joined by Brother Most Righteous & Cedric.

Room 4 - Mash House Bar

Edinburgh Roots Collective with Riddim Tuffa Sound

New local soundsystem and crew play conscious reggae, joined by various guests including our long-time friend Riddim Tuffa Sound.

SINGLE SESSION TICKETS: £11+BF Advance • £14 OTD

Saturday 3rd March

Session 2

7-10pm • The Liquid Room

Wee Dub Festival 2018 - Royal Sounds

Royal Sounds (live)

Fast-rising London band who’s vintage reggae sound has been compared to the likes of Chronnix and Proteje.

The Mellow Chants (live)

Local roots reggae band provide some well chosen songs to warm up the session.

Selecta Mad Max

From London town, bad-man DJ runs some tasty flavours in between rthe live acts.

SINGLE SESSION TICKETS: £10+BF ADVance • £13 OTD

Session 3

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

Mungo's Hi-Fi Soundsystem

Mungo's Hi Fi Soundsystem feat. Solo Banton & Tom Spirals

Full power bass vibrations from the champs with exclusive vocal combination!

O.B.F. feat Charlie P

The French #1 dub sound return with a brand new show along with the one and only Charlie P.

Manudigital (live)

Also from France, cult digital rub-a-dub sound played live on samplers and keys. Solo Banton will also host this set.

SINGLE SESSION TICKETS: £14+BF ADVance • £17 OTD

Sunday 4th March

Family Social

3-6pm • Hemma Bar

Wee Dub Festival 2016

Our traditional family-friendly social. Expect laid-back tunes, Jamaican fusion food, quality drinks as well as dub and music-related workshops for the kids.

FREE ENTRY

Wee Dub Screen

7-9pm • Fig Tree Bistro

A selection of hand-picked short films screened in a relaxed atmosphere with special food menu.

FREE ENTRY

Session 4

9pm-3Am • The Bongo Club

young warrior

Young Warrior (son of Jah Shaka)

We are delighted to have secured a Scottish debut for Young Warrior – vanguard of thenext generation of UK dub music, carrying forward the spirit of the Zulu Warrior himself.

Messenger Soundsystem Feat. MC Ishu

The original roots message in Scotland, going strong and sounding better than ever.

Crucial Roots Feat. Babascum

Glasgow’s premier roots reggae selectors.

SINGLE SESSION TICKETS: £10+BF ADVance • £13 OTD