The first wave of the line-up has been revealed for We Out Here Festival which is co-curated by broadcaster and DJ Gilles Peterson, his label Brownswood and radio station Worldwide FM, and returns for its 2nd edition takes place at Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire (the old Secret Garden Party site) from Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd August 2020.
Live highlights include legendary saxophonist Archie Shepp performing with a big band; Detroit’s Underground Resistance presenting their ‘high-tech jazz’ show; new jazz pioneers Ezra Collective (pictured above), breakout star Greentea Peng; London collective Steam Down, and Tessela and Truss’ live duo, Overmono. Special showcases include a collaboration with Night Dreamer Takeover Feat. Selda, Baba Zula, Island Man & Emma-Jean Thackray,
Other live acts are Adrian Younge & Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Ashley Henry, Shackleton, Sarathy Korwar, Sam Wise, Erika De Casier, Sessa, International Anthem Showcase, Lynda Dawn, Muriel Grossman, Gigi Masin, Minyo Crusaders, Coops, Kofi Stone, Ola Szmidt Yelfris, Valdez, Zoe's Shanghai, Dizraeli, Laneous, Hector Plimmer, Elite Beat, Waldo's Gift, Da Lata, Isabelle Brown, Maya Law, Myele Manzana Trio, Golden Mean, Olivier StLouis and the Danger Robinson, Werkha (Solo Live), Ife Ogunjobi, Amahla, First Word Live ft: Tawiah, Kaidi Tatham, Children Of Zeus, Myele Manzanza, Olivier StLouis, Melt Yourself Down, Cykada, Chiminyo, Karate Boogaloo, Sunda Arc, Church Andrews & Matt Davies, Leafcutter John, Lovescene, J-Felix, and Ojerime.
The extensive electronic offering shows the festival’s love of club culture, with producer Floating Points playing all night long in The Forest, Gilles Peterson and Patrick Forge present “Another Sunday Afternoon At Dingwalls” and Kenny Dope will present a 30 year career retrospective. Other standout sets come from Mr Scruff, DJ of the moment Josey Rebelle, and Mo Wax boss, James Lavelle presenting ‘That’s How It Is’, the Monday Soho club night that he threw with Gilles Peterson from the early 1990s until 2005.
Other DJs on the bill are Kruder and Dorfmeister, Joy Orbison, Jayda G, Henry Wu, Whities - Nic Tasker & TSVI - Anunaku, Fred P, Black Jazz Consortium, O'Flynn, Kirk Degiorgio, Colin Curtis, Colleen Cosmo Murphy, Idjut Boys, Il Bosco (Red Laser Disco), Fabio & Grooverider, DJ Storm, DJ Flight, Channel One, DJ Spinn, Jamz Supernova, Steve Spacek, DJ Paulette, Coco Maria, Rachel Green, Principe - DJ Nigga Fox & DJ Lycox, Tash LC, IZCO, Wooki, Zed Bias aka Maddslinky, Afronaut, Kaidi Tatham, Global Roots, Tina Edwards, Eliza Rose, Nick the Record, MLE, Danuka, P-Ro, Gilla, Mr Thing, Bobafatt, Konny Kon (CoZ), Discs of Fun & Love, Erica McKoy, Laani, Rebecca Vasmant, and Stamp The Wax - Aaron L, Rosie Arma, Harri Pepper, Zipporah.
Alongside the music expect food, drink, wellbeing activities, a film and talks programme, plus extended family activities.
Tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
adult weekend with camping: £160
Children aged 0-15 are free but need a ticket.
Under-18s must be accompanied by an adult.
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