Dub Champions Festival USA 2016 returns from Sept 8 – Oct 29 from the west coast to east coast. The festival opens this year with a kickoff in Portland, Oregon Dub Champions Festival 2016 USA kicks off with a premiere of Lee Scratch Perrys Vision Of Paradise film in Portland, Oregon followed by live dub sets from Subatomic Sound System, Instigatah/Most Hi Sound, Samizdat & PDX Mandem in cooperation with Signal PDX Details on Facebook event page.
The festival follows up celebrating the 20th anniversary of San Francisco’s Dub Mission party with 3 shows featuring founder DJ Sep along with Subatomic Sound System & Screechy Dan Sept 9-11 including a screening of Visions of Paradise on Sept 10.
After that the Lee “Scratch” Perry 80th birthday tour with Subatomic Sound System starts in Canada Sept 15 with numerous Super Ape 40th anniversary album performances along the way featuring some of our favorite artists supporting on those bills from Sept 15-24.
More dates continue on the east coast with more to announce but highlights will include Manneseh in DC with Grand Ancestor Sound and in Brooklyn with Masada Rock sound. The festival will wrap up with a Halloween throwdown from our longtime friends Tsunami Bass featuring Ghost Producer aka Raz Mesanai and many more.
Current dates listed below with more announcements and details coming soon
Check the Subatomic Sound events calendar on the right side of this page for more details on venues, performers, and times.
Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision of Paradise film screenings
Sept 8 Portland, OR | Festival Kickoff Party premiering Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision of Paradise film
Sept 14 Seattle, WA | premiering Lee Scratch Perry’s Vision of Paradise film plus discussion with Emch
Sept 15 Washington DC | Bump’N Grind
Sept 22 Brooklyn NY | Kinfolk prior to Perry’s Brooklyn Bowl concert
Dub Mission 20th Anniversary tour with Subatomic Sound System & Screechy Dan and DJ Sep
Sept 9 San Francisco, CA
Sept 10 Hayfork, CA
Sept 11 Eureka, CA
Lee Scratch Perry 80th birthday tour & select 40th anniversary Super Ape performances with Subatomic Sound System
Sept 15 Vancouver, BC
Sept 16 Victoria, BC
Sept 17 Seattle, WA
Sept 18 Portland, OR
Sept 20 Philadephia, PA
Sept 21 Falls Church, VA
Sept 22 Brooklyn, NY
Sept 23 Boston, MA
Sept 24 Portland, ME
Nick Mannaseh from the UK
Oct 21 Washington DC | performing on Grand Ancestor Sound System
Oct 22 Brooklyn, NY | performing on Massada Rock Sound System
Oct 29 Brooklyn, NY | Tsunami Bass “Hz of Horror 2″ Halloween party with Ghost Producer and more