April 11 marks fourteen years of More Fire – the longest running reggae and dancehall night in Australia, representing all styles of Jamaican music since 2001. To celebrate, Chant Down will be blazing it up for another bigger-than-big birthday bashment… the party vibes tun up!! As well as residents Jesse I and Ras Crucial, get ready for musical madness from the extended family – selectors Troublemekka, Sista Itations, Andy Ites, Agent 86, Blood Lip Sound and Solomon – plus guest vocalists Apprentice, SK Simeon and Quashani Bahd performing live. Celebrating fourteen years of pure reggae and dancehall in one inity – more fire!!
More Fire 14th Birthday Bashment takes place on Saturday 11th April at Deep 11 (Mercat Cross Hotel basement, 456 Queen St, Melbourne). Doors open at 10pm, with a cover of $12 or $10 for concession holders and PBS members.
Jesse I and Troublemekka present a night of bruk out Jamaican dancehall, 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!
This instalment will feature hosts Jesse I and Troublemekka alongside guest DJs Sam (Kenya), Yuki (Japan), and Ras Crucial; plus live performances from SK Simeon and Ee’Da.
Yard Bounce takes place on Saturday 28th March at Laundry (50 Johnston St, Fitzroy). $10 door pressure. 10pm-3am.
A mix of reggae and conscious dancehall for free download. January 2013.