Channel One plus Explosion Sound System
The Deer’s Head
Saturday 2 May, 9.00pm
Channel One Sound System is one of the UK’s best known and most loved reggae sound systems. Having taken over the running of their father’s sound in 1979, Mikey Dread and his brother Jah T took the sound to local blues parties and dances.
Mikey played releases from the legendary Channel One studio in Jamaica, adopting the name of Channel One Sound System. In 1983, Channel One started playing at Notting Hill Carnival, their reputation and name grew from there.
Channel One is made up of selector Mikey Dread and MC Ras Kayleb. Channel One play a unique selection of conscious reggae, exclusive dubplates and uplifting steppas.
Channel One’s mission is to break down barriers via reggae music, they have achieved this by travelling and playing to new audiences all over the world. Highlights from the last few years have included winning the Red Bull Culture Clash, touring the UK with Congo Natty, Mad Professor and the Twinkle Brothers, a popular residency at one of London’s best clubs, Village Underground, and touring central and south America – Chile, Colombia, Peru.
Doors 8.45pm | Mostly Standing Gig
Tickets also available from: Visit Belfast | 028 90 246 609
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