Dance To Disarm! #Dance2Disarm
Date(s) - 22/07/2017 - 23/07/2017
8:00 pm - 1:00 am
Rich Mix cafe
LIVE MUSIC, DJs & DANCING TO CELEBRATE RESISTANCE TO WAR & INJUSTICE **Book in advance to secure your place!**
— Logic (Live)—
Live headline set from a leading pioneer of conscious UK hip-hop.
— Awate (Live) —
Fresh, soulful, politically charged beats and rhymes.
— Jon More & Matt Black (Ninja Tune records, Video DJ set) —
Founders of the iconic Ninja Tune label bringing a mash up of jazz, breaks, electro and more.
— Resis’Dance (DJ set) —
Feminist DJ collective bringing the infectious dance floor sounds from house and garage to soca and afrobeats
Plus spoken word from Mizan The Poet and more!
Tickets £10 advance: www.caat.org.uk/d2d
A small number of tickets will also be available on the door at £12+.
LOGIC is a leading pioneer of conscious hip-hop in the UK, and a co-founder of the Peoples Army collective. Logic’s music combines powerful social commentary with anthemic hooks and razor-sharp beats for a breath taking live experience.
AWATE is a rapper, producer and activist from North London whose music powerfully tackles subjects like identity, history, racism and pride with depth and lyrical skill. Awate has gained vocal support from some big names, including Lowkey, Yasiin Bey (Mos Def), Idris Elba and Pharaohe Monche.
DJs JON MORE & MATT BLACK are the founders of Ninja Tune Records. The iconic Ninja Tune label features a constantly growing roster of amazing electronic music, including Amin Tobin, Mr Scruff, Young Fathers and Bonobo. Jon & Matt draw on this range of influences to bring an ecletic mash-up in their DJ sets.
RESIS’DANCE are a diverse group of women taking hold of the tech and decks, smashing the patriarchy and supporting under funded radical grassroots organisations. Resis’Dance will be bringing their infectious dancefloor sounds from house and garage to soca and afrobeats.
MIZAN THE POET is a spoken word artist and peace activist using poetry to inspire positive change.
Plus more TBA!
This event is organised by Campaign Against Arms Trade and the Stop The Arms Fair network as part of a weekend of performance, workshops, speakers and discussions to grow resistance against London’s arms fair. All funds raised from the event will support the work of Campaign Against Arms Trade. Kindly supported by: iamhiphopmagazine.com and Ninja Tune records.
Get involved in the plans for the rest of the weekend by joining the It Starts Here! weekend event.
See you on the dancefloor!