Windrush 75 – A Celebration of Soundsystem Culture
Please note the above timings relate to doors (opening and closing times). Performance times may vary.
* This event has now been postponed. *
Woodbridge Festival of Art and Music, Deeper into Movies and EartH 360 present
A night of new 3D music, iconic DJ sets and film with:
Aswad in 3D – a unique spatial / 3D playback. Pioneering UK reggae act Aswad will celebrate history and point to the future with a Q&A and the debut of 3D versions of tracks taken from their new live LP; played back over EartH’s unique immersive L-Acoustics sound system.
Dennis Bovell – DJ set from reggae, lovers rock icon, producer, guitarist, film-score writer and music legend. Bovell’s work with Matumbi, Linton Kwesi Johnson, Blackbeard, Janet Kay and many others grew out of his love of Sound Systems – and the launch of his career with his Jah Sufferer system.
Black Obsidian Sound System (B.O.S.S) – The Black-led Turner Prize nominated queer, trans and non-binary collective present DJs Mellowdramatics and SHAM on the decks. B.O.S.S launched in 2018 for Black and people of colour involved in art, sound and radical activism, and facilitates live performances, club nights, art installations, technical workshops and creative commissions – including short film ‘Collective Hum’ (2019) for LUX & the ICO and ‘The Only Good System is a Sound System’ for Liverpool Biennial (2020).
Harder They Come – Deeper into Movies and Noise of Art present a screening of the newly restored, 50th anniversary version of pioneering reggae film The Harder They Come starring Jimmy Cliff played back over EartH’s unique, state of the art L Acoustics sound system. Rolling Stone magazine credited the film for taking reggae to the world in 1973. Plus more being announced.
The event is part of the national Windrush Day Grant Scheme.