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The Soundcrash Funk and Soul Weekender
May 2019 17

The Soundcrash Funk and Soul Weekender

Brighton Beach

Times: 12PM - Late

More big names just added:

Craig Charles, Jordan Rakei, Greg Wilson, Children of Zeus, Joe Arman Jones, Marshall Jefferson & many more


Kamasi Washington, Maribou State (DJ), Alice Russell, Gilles Peterson, Craig Charles, Lee Fields & The Expressions, Jordan Rakei, Romare, Kamaal Williams, The Pharcyde, Norman Jay MBE, Greg Wilson, Yazmin Lacey, Fatima, Children of Zeus, Joe Arman Jones, Akua Naru, Afriquoi, DJ Yoda, Dam Funk, Smoove and Turrell, Marshall Jefferson, DJ Cheeba’s video funk, The Allergies, Mildlife, Joel Culpepper

Dat Brass Band / Tru Thoughts Records / Trojan Records / Jalapeno Records / BBE Records / Strut Records / Stevie Wonderland / XOA / Holly Walker / J Felix / Tom Central / Ezra Bruno / Fiesta Bombarda / Tuckshop / Wormfood / Sounddhism / Continental Drifts / Global Beats Club / The Left Rib / Kitty Amor

17-19th May 2019
Brighton Beach

Combining a true love for all things Funk & Soul orientated, this special Weekender returns for 2019 with its roots firmly placed in Big Brass sounds, Hip hop beats, Future Soul, Tropical, Afro-beat, World, Disco, House, and everything in-between. Set to be the perfect weekend, blending good times with unmissable talent across 3 days.

Following two sold-out years, The Soundcrash Funk &Soul Weekender 2019 marks the beginning of the festival’s expansion, moving to a brand new location on the iconic Brighton Beach, UK.

With many more acts yet to be announced, the full line up will boast a range of artists spanning the full spectrum of the funk and soul genres, appealing to both experienced fans as it will to curious newcomers.

The festival makes its first line up announcement today including Kamasi Washington – dubbed as the ‘figurehead of the new jazz revival’ by The Guardian, electronic duo Maribou State (DJ set) ,the classic sounds of Alice Russell, and Lee Fields & the Expressions, along with the genre-defining talents of Norman Jay MBE, and Gilles Peterson. Add to this a curated blend of fresh acts with Yazmin Lacey and Fatima plus outstanding talents Hackney Colliery Band and The Pharcyde.

In addition to the musical line up, the festival offers an extensive, jam-packed timetable of extra activities including record fairs, visual screenings and explorative talks; as well as wellness & soul meditation, dance classes and the original disco yoga experience. All this can be found alongside secret parties, cabaret, and the best in soul food and craft beer.

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