Freddie Krueger

For many years his juggling on the main stage between acts has been an essential part of the festival flow. The former 'chief spinner' of the legendary Jamaican sound Kilimanjaro, made the short trip between the main stage and the Dancehall stage to unleash his frighteningly appropriate musical choices during...

Nkulee Dube

Nkulee Dube is the daughter of South African reggae legend Lucky Dube. She has continued his legacy of soulful authentic reggae music. Born in Johannesburg in 1987, she has followed her late father’s path into the creative arts, starting as a backing singer and dancer before developing her own impressive...

Hempress Sativa

The daughter of Twelve Tribes selector, session drummer and connoisseurs’ roots reggae singer Albert Malawi, Hempress Sativa is one of the 21st century’s most talented Jamaican artists. Equally adept as both a soulful singer and a fast-spitting deejay, she takes her stage name from her deep love of the Rasta...

Mellow Mood

Two of Mediterranean Europe’s most conscientious and authentic reggae groups are Pordenone, Italy’s Mellow Mood and Madrid, Spain’s Emeterians. Mellow Mood have gone from breakout stars of Rototom’s Reggae Contest to an internationally renowned touring and recording entity - known for their deep knowledge and appreciation for Jamaican culture. Likewise,...

Natty Bo

Dapper-dressed bandleader for Ska Cubano, Top Cats and Natty Congeroo & The Flames Of Rhythm, Natty Bo is a resident selector at Soho’s longest running one-nighter, the famous Gaz’s Rockin’ Blues. A true student of Jamaica’s musical conversations with the diaspora, he plays everything from jump blues to ska, rocksteady...