Cross The Tracks Festival

Price: From £25

Brand new music and food focused event for South London

Event Theme: Food & New Music



Event Information:

Date
Sunday 9 Jun 2019

Location: Cross The Tracks, Brockwell Park, London
Address:
Norwood Rd
London
SE24 9BJ
United Kingdom


A Look @ Key Headliners:
Chaka Khan, Martha Reeves & the Vandellas


Event Details:


This brand new music and food-focused event for South London announces it’s arrival on Sunday 9th June, at Brixton’s luscious Brockwell Park – for a day of music, food, workshops, talks and more.

Cross The Tracks invites a mixture of legendary and upcoming artists representing a hybrid of jazz, soul and funk; whilst welcoming over 40 of London’s most talked about street food traders, alongside the city’s finest craft beer brewers!

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Queen of Funk Chaka Khan
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

OSHUN
Masego
The Blackbyrds
Children of Zeus
The Comet is Coming
Jordan Rakei
+ Eliza + Etta Bond + Poppy Adjudha + Maisha

+Joel Culpepper – Joe Armon Jones & Maxwell Owin – Taz Modi – Lunch Money – Maya Law – Iyamah – Norman Jay – Jazzie B – Ghost Notes – Church of Sound DJ’s – Tuckshop DJ’s – Ruby Kwasiba Savage – Jazzheadchronic (South London Soul Train) – Aaron L (Stamp The Wax) – Total Refreshment Centre DJ’s – Lex Blondin – Barry’s Here – Noble & Heath – Memorybox 

Championing a female orientated line-up, Cross The Tracks’ headliner is none other than Queen of Funk Chaka Khan, whose career spans over five decades of endless hits. This week she announces her first album in 12 years “Hello Happiness” – fans can have the first listen live in London. Motown-heads are in for a treat as all female powerhouse group Martha Reeves & The Vandellas will be performing live, alongside American hip hop come soul duo, OSHUN, who define the sonic manifestation of Afrofuturism. Elsewhere, Island Records signing self confessed jazz come rap pioneer Masego will also head to Brixton.

American rhythm and blues and jazz-funk fusion group The Blackbyrds will be making their way to Brockwell Par whilst Manchester’s Children of Zeus will supply their genre-spanning jazz infused hip hop sound. Mercury nominated The Comet is Coming will give crowds a musical education with their unique sound infusing jazz, electronica, funk and psychedelic rock and expect soulful, jazz and hip-hop driven sound from Ninja Tune signee Jordan Rakei.

The new wave of smoked out RnB has a strong presence at Cross The Tracks – fresh from her album launch in 2018 is Eliza with her jazz infused beats and blurry vocals. Elsewhere, Skinhead Soul Princess Etta Bond as well as South London musician on the rise Poppy Adjudha showcasing her hybrid of funk, soul and reggae. Six piece jazz ensemble and Brownswood signees – Maisha will also be representing London’s blooming jazz scene.

With its roots firmly based in London, Cross The Tracks invites some of the scene’s most exciting artists to set the foundations for their first year, and in addition to the heavyweight roster of artists, Cross The Tracks have invited a whole host of London’s forward thinking promoters to soundtrack the day, nurturing those who curate the cities eclectic scene.  

For more about the festival check out the official website!

 


Ticket link:
https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1223672

Event Website:
https://www.xthetracks.com

Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/xthetracks/?ref=br_rs

Instagram:
https://www.instagram.com/xthetracks/

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Cross The Tracks, Brockwell Park, London

Location: Cross The Tracks, Brockwell Park, London

Address:
Norwood Rd
London
SE24 9BJ
United Kingdom


BRIXTON’S BRAND NEW FUNK SOUL AND JAZZ FEAST!

 



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