Fri 9/21 – Scientist, Roots Radics, & Johnny Osbourne Rid NY of the Evil Curse of the Vampires

Scientist, Roots Radics, & Johnny Osbourne Sept 21 New York City, Dub Champions Festival

Friday 9/21 — Scientist & Roots Radics rid NY of the Evil Curse of the Vampires! w/special guest Johnny Osbourne, the first time these three join forces to perform their classic dub album “Scientist Rids the World of the Evil Curse of the Vampires”.  You can’t get any better than one of Jamaica’s pioneering dub innovators, Jamaica’s #1 band, and one of Jamaica’s best vocalists together on one stage.  Lookout for more special guests like Screechy Dan touching the mic, percussion legend Larry McDonald, and more!

This is a Dub Champions Festival main event! Opening sets from Subatomic Sound SystemDeadly Dragon Sound System, & Deejay Gravy.  It’s happening Friday night, 10:30 pm doors, at B.B. King’s in the heart of New York City.  Get your advance tickets here.   Address: 237 West 42nd Street, New York, New York 1003

Sign up at www.DubChampions.com for ticket discounts. Get more details, dialogue, & RSVP for the event on Facebook.

Dub Champions festival runs from September 20-24 in NYC! Check the full  lineup  including Lee Scratch Perry, Clive Chin’s Augustus Pablo tribute, Kode9, Appleblim, Dre Skull, and more.

Crucial cut from the album

Scientist working with UK dubstep producer Mala at Red Bull Music Academy

Roots Radics’ version of Cus Cus, one of the baddest reggae recordings of all time. Dubbed by Scientist’s mentor, King Tubby.

Thur 9/20 – Dub Champions Festival warm up! Deadly Dragon’s Downtown Top Ranking, Dubwise!

The Dub Champions festival warms up on the first night with a NYC institution: Deadly Dragon Sound‘s weekly rub-a-dub party, right around the corner from the Deadly Dragon record shop: all vinyl selectors (aka DJs) with DJs (aka MCs) rocking the mic, preserving the Jamaican sound system culture from which dub originally evolved. Always expect surprise guests. Vibes come correct. ADMISSION IS FREE!

Scratch Famous
Queen Majesty
Selector JD and Mr. K.

JD Ranking & special guests pon di mic!

Sign up to get details for all the Dub Champions Festival events, the full lineup from September 20-24 at: www.DubChampions.com

Get yourself in a dubwise state of mind for the rest of the festival events.  RSVP on Facebook.

2012-6-29 Trojan Sound System (UK) debut in NYC w/ Subatomic Sound System & more @DromNYC

Super DISCOUNT admission when you RSVP here! NYC debut of London’s Trojan Sound System!

Check this exclusive mix and interview at Time Out New York to promote the debut of Trojan Sound System lead selector Earl Gateshead, this Friday in New York City at Drom.

And check out this exclusive playlist prepared for Large Up: Toppa Top 10: Ten Reggae Tunes That Influenced Punk Rock (Selected by Earl Gateshead) Great stories here showing the connection between reggae and the birth of punk! Love how Sex Pistol’a Johny Rotten said that the whole ethos of the Pistols was encapsulated in this one song’s lyric: “If you feel that you have no reason for living, don’t determine my life.”

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