Cross The Tracks

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Cross The Tracks is a brand new music and food focused event for South London taking place Sunday 9th June, at Brixton’s luscious Brockwell Park for a day of music, food, workshops, talks and more.

We invite a mixture of legendary and upcoming artists representing a hybrid of jazz, soul, funk whilst welcoming 40 of London’s most talked about street food traders, alongside the city’s finest craft beer brewers.

Chaka Khan
Masego Music
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Jordan Rakei
The Comet is Coming
The Blackbyrds
OSHUN
STEAM DOWN
Oscar Jerome
Dawn Penn
Children of Zeus
Eliza
Channel One Sound System
Nubya Garcia
Etta Bond
Poppy Ajudha
Maisha - UK
MR.WILLIAMZ
Joe Armon-Jones & Maxwell Owin
Naomi Cowan
Norman Jay (MBE) (Good Times)
Tertia May
Jazzie B OBE (Soul II Soul)
Becca D

Championing a female orientated line-up, Cross The Tracks’ headliner is none other than Queen of Funk Chaka Khan, whose career spans over five decades of endless hits. This week she announces her first album in 12 years Hello Happiness - fans can have the first listen live in London. Motown heads are in for a treat as all female powerhouse group Martha Reeves & The Vandellas will be performing live, alongside American hip hop come soul duo, OSHUN, who define the sonic manifestation of Afrofuturism. Elsewhere, Island Records signing self confessed jazz come rap pioneer Masego will also head to Brixton.

American rhythm and blues and jazz-funk fusion group The Blackbyrds will be making their way to Brockwell Par whilst Manchester's Children of Zeus will supply their genre-spanning jazz infused hip hop sound. Mercury nominated The Comet is Coming will give crowds a musical education with their unique sound infusing jazz, electronica, funk and psychedelic rock and expect soulful, jazz and hip-hop driven sound from Ninja Tune signee Jordan Rakei.

That’s not all though, we will also host over 40 of London’s most talked about street food traders bringing food from all the world to Brockwell Park, alongside talks, panels, workshops and an independent creative market including a record fair and local art traders.

Set in South London’s Brockwell Park with Herne Hill and Brixton stations just a stone’s throw away, Cross The Tracks is easily accessible for the whole of the city.

 

Cross The Tracks
Sunday 9th June 2019
Midday - 10pm
Brockwell Park
Last Entry 8PM.

All ages are permitted (under 17s must be accompanied by an adult over the age of 26).
Children under 10 enter for free but need a ticket
Please see FAQs on our website for full info on tickets.

www.xthetracks.com

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