More Fire returns to the roots this July for Chant Down’s annual “Rastafari” reggae dance in honour of emperor Haile Selassie I’s earth month. Joining residents Ras Crucial and Jesse I will be special guest selectors Adrians Wall, DJ Pit, and Lion S; plus Ras Jahknow performing live. 100% roots reggae and conscious dancehall… strictly positive vibes!
More Fire: Rastafari! takes place on Saturday 11th July at The Mercat (456 Queen St, City). Doors open at 10pm, with a cover of $12 or $10 for concession holders, and PBS FM members.
Chant Down’s Jesse I returns from Jamaica fully loaded and ready to blaze up The Mercat once again! More Fire’s “Fully Loaded” dances have become a post-Jamaica-trip tradition, with residents Jesse I and Ras Crucial playing a new and exclusive dubplate showcase – tunes you literally won’t hear anywhere else in the world. Support on the night comes from System Unknown’s Major Delay (also fresh back from Jamaica), plus Housewife’s Choice and Sista Sara.
More Fire: Fully Loaded takes place on Saturday 8th August at Deep 11 (The Mercat basement, 456 Queen St, City). Doors open at 10pm, with a cover of $12 or $10 for concession holders, and PBS FM members.
Jesse I and Troublemekka present a night of Jamaican dancehall, bruk-out bashment and jump up soca at the Laundry Bar. Running bi-monthly, Yard Bounce aims to feature the finest selectors, MCs and dancers in the business. Get ready for the vibes to tun up Caribbean-style!
The fifth instalment will feature hosts Jesse I and Troublemekka alongside guest DJs Al Good, Lady Banton and DJ Jenny; plus Bahdoesa and the Burn City Queenz performing live.
Yard Bounce takes place on Saturday 22nd August at Laundry (50 Johnston St, Fitzroy). $10 door pressure. 10pm-3am.
A mix of reggae and conscious dancehall for free download. January 2013.