Events

Fri

7th

Oct

★ Resonators I Count Bobo I Downbeat Melody I Roots Factory ★

Trinity Centre

We are celebrating 40 years of music at trinity. There is no better way to celebrate than having the Resonators join us for a night of Roots & Dub vibes and great Bristol roots selection
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RESONATORS 'IMAGINARY PEOPLE' LP launch
COUNT BOBO
DOWNBEAT MELODY SOUNDSYSTEM
alongside
ROOTS FACTORY

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£10 adv + bf / MOTD

Limited Physicals available from: Idle Hands (very soon)
74 Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3QY

Online from: Party-For The-People
https://goo.gl/Q5F8RM#

Bristol Ticket Shop: http://www.bristolticketshop.co.uk/eventdetails.aspx?e=13122

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FRIDAY 7th OCTOBER
20:00 - 02:00
BRISTOL TRINITY CENTRE
Live Sound Powered by: Trinity L-Acoustics System


Wed

12th

Oct

LEE ' Scratch' PERRY in Bristol 12.10.2016 90 tickets left!

Fiddlers Bristol

DICTIONARY PUDDING are thrilled to welcome the legend that is LEE SCRATCH PERRY to Bristol for the final leg of his 40th Anniversary UK dates!

LEE SCRATCH PERRY

Regarded with awe throughout the music world, Lee “Scratch” Perry holds status as one of the most enduring and original reggae producers and artists of all time. From his early days in the 1960’s as a singer and engineer for Coxsone Dodd’s Studio One in Kingston, through his production of the seminal Wailers’ classics African Herbsman and Soul Revolution, Perry’s innovative style marks him as one of reggae’s original treasures. His on the edge creative genius remains evident in his own solo albums of the 1970’s through his steady stream of mind-boggling releases of the 1980’s.

One of reggae’s undisputed pioneers, Lee “the Upsetter” Perry has worked with almost everyone from the Heptones to the Skatalites to the Clash. Certainly one of his most notable contributions was the pairing of Bob Marley, to Peter Tosh, and Bunny Wailer with the Barnet Brothers (Carley and “Familyman” who had been the heart of the Perry’s group, the Upsetters) and thus the forming of the Bob Marley and the Wailers.

After his own studio, “Black Ark,” burned to the ground in the late 1970’s, Perry laid low for a while, only to resurface with a vengeance in England in the mid-1980’s. He went back into the studio with a variety of partners, from Adrian Sherwood to Terence Trent D’Arby. During this time, Perry took up residence in the Swiss Alps (“The mountains give me the fresh Swiss air to replenish my structure so I can soon join the immortal race”). Proof positive that talent on this scale will win out no matter what, since the “madman” has come down from the mountain, the World Music market has been gifted with more Lee Perry Product.

Perry’s stream of consciousness rants have been called the babblings of the lunatic by some to the offerings of a prophet by others. Either way, his unique dubbing style is infectious. Often, the words are broken down into their purest elements, sound and feeling. Perry’s groundbreaking use of sound effects, echo reverb, and rewind adds a new dimension to the folk tradition of Reggae and has influenced countless other artists.

In his plethora of newer material, “Scratch” expounds on his favourite themes of extraterrestrials, judgment, justice, corruption, carnality, and self proclamation, all over some killer riddims.

Always one to follow the beat of his own drummers, the eccentric genius Perry continues to break new ground with the hardest rebel Rasta tunes and the most unpredictable instrumental dubs. Lee Perry has most recently been touring Europe, riveting both old and new fans with a full measure of his blessings.

The “Upsetter” charges forward making music that recalls African roots, at the same time, it reaches for the vastness of the outer space.

Lee is perhaps the only 80 + year old that can dance on one leg for 1 hour straight!

plus support from Kioko

FIDDLERS CLUB / WEDS 12TH OCT 2016 / 23£ ADV

DICTIONARY PUDDING MAILING LIST SIGNUP:
http://bit.ly/29tg1Hj


Fri

21st

Oct

20 years of Dubkasm on OBF Sound!

Trinity Centre

After our heavyweight Summer special with Peng Sound and Zam Zam Records we look forward to opening our doors again this Autumn to celebrate twenty years of Dubkasm.

*** Lineup ***

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Dubkasm feat Solo Banton
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OBF Soundsystem feat Shanti D
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Evermoor Sound feat Aisha'Mae
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Early Bird Tickets: SOLD OUT!
First Tier Tickets : SOLD OUT!
Final Tier Tickets: Going FAST!


Sat

5th

Nov

HighRise Bristol ft Calibre, Mungos Hi Fi, Top Cat, Radikal Guru

HighRise returns to Bristol for a huge bonfire night session.

We will be taking over Lakota & Coroners Court for a massive multi-genre event across 6 stages. A large bonfire will be burning all night to celebreate the occasion.

Drum & Bass, Jungle, Dub, Dubstep, Garage, Grime, Hip Hop, Reggae, Funk & Soul

After our sold out Lakota launch in February with The Mouse Outfit, Gorgon Sound, Kenny Ken B2B Uncle Dugs, Prince Fatty & Horseman, Commix & Riya, Sticky, Sunship, Buggsy... You know this is going to be huge.

LINE UP SO FAR

CALIBRE & DRS
MUNGOS HIFI
SPECIAL GUEST FT MC LOWQUI
RODNEY P & SKITZ
TOP CAT & DON CAESAR
ABA SHANTI
SPOOKY - ALL NIGHT ROOM TAKEOVER
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE & MC CONRAD
RAGGA TWINS LIVE
RADIKAL GURU
GROOVE CHRONICLES
NICKY BLACKMARKET
DJ CARTIER
ARIES

More to come, stay tuned...

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£15-£20
Online & Physcial Tickets will be released soon.

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About the Society

The Bristol Reggae Society was established in 2005, with the intention of spreading the word of reggae music to the Bristol student body. Since then it has been going from strength to strength, putting on its own dances and promoting the music and message of the Bristol reggae scene.

Check out our events page to see the nights that we are involved with, both past and present.

Get Involved

The society is primarily for students but all are welcome to sign up to our mailing list. We send out regular emails with information on reggae events in Bristol. Visit our signup page if you would like to sign up.

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