By The Rivers all performing Live plus Trojan Pete & DJC on the decks.
After a packed launch Dumplings Dumplins returns to the Horatia for another great full installment fot the Feb free party DUMPLINS' improved formula broads from reggae to Surf/RnB/Garage to Primitive Ska plus a movie to start things off.
Check out the fantastic line up below for a great night and a music loving crowd to boot.
The Movie: Dance Craze is a 1981 British documentary film about the English 2Tone music genre. The film directed by Joe Massot, who originally wanted to do a film about the band Madness but later changed his plans to include the whole 2Tone movement. The film shot in 1980, comprises performance footage of Madness, The Specials, The Selecter, The Bodysnatcher, The Beat and Bad Manners on tour throughout the United Kingdom.
The Bands: The Estimators, MFC Chicken, By The Rivers
DJs: Trojan Pete + DJC
BY THE RIVERS: One day Nile and Jordan decided to write a Reggae tune... and didn't stop. The rest is what you will hear. Nile Barrow and Jordan Birtles write all the songs themselves. By The Rivers are from Leicester and is now a full band of 6 members. http://www.myspace.com/bytherivers
MFC CHICKEN: Formed on top of a dirty chicken shop on Holloway Road, MFC Chicken play raw, sax-fueled rock and roll tunes about fast food and broken hearts. Come on down, all you hip hens and rockin' roosters, and shake it on out with us. http://www.myspace.com/mfcchicken
THE ESTIMATORS: Nearly an year after forming the fantastic ESTIMATORS blend of ska blue beat ond rock steady will get everyone jumping in no time. myspace.com/theestimators
TROJAN PETE: If you are into Ska and you go out in London you shouldn't need any further introduction for this legendary skanking rare groover.
DJC: No frills, no ego, no gimmicks, expect to hear some uptempo Ska scorchers and chilled out Rocksteady classics. Future dates: March 19th, April 23rd, June 18th, July 16th Weeender: lots of bands and DJs May 28/29th If you are in a ska band / DJ and want to play at our night contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.