IRD UK – International Reggae Day London, UK 2021

Thursday July 1, 5.30pm-12am

The London, UK hub event marking International Reggae Day that can be consumed from anywhere with an internet connection via Zoom! Music Congress presents in association with partners including Reggae Fraternity UK, Sound System Outernational, Goldsmiths, University Of London, Chaaawaaa Radio, Shining Stars and BTWSC/African Histories Revisited, the London, UK hub event marking International Reggae Day:

International theme: ‘Love’; UK sb-theme: ‘New Cross Fire/Black People’s Day Of Action @ 40’/’BRAFA (British Reggae Artists Famine Appeal) @ 36’. Quizzes and prizes during event.

Allison Mason (Shining Stars): event host.

5.30-6.00pm: BBMM/IRD Video compilation + Chaaawaaa Radio sound

6.00-7.00pm Conference welcome & introduction; Music industry support

7.00-8.00pm People’s Choice Polls; Marking New Cross Fire/Black People’s Day Of Action @ 40/BRAFA (British Reggae Artists Famine Appeal) @ 36

8.00-9.00pm Multi-DJ set including Geoff Parker (Catch A Fire – The anthems), Junie Rankin & DJ Ade (Nzinga Soundz – The female acts), Cee Bee (UK Reggae Expose Show – British upfront cuts) + Departed Icons Of Reggae Tribute set

9.00-10.00pm Chaaawaaa Radio DJ sets

10.00-midnight Shining Stars Live Performances

Click here to watch IRD International Reggae Day London UK Shout Outs

Book IRD UK and BBMM events at: including ‘Queens Of Sound: Women & Reggae’ on Thursday July 22, 6-9pm (UK)

Also check for updates and IRD events licensing form.

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