The Twinkle Brothers, Mad Professor ft. Sister Aisha, Gentleman’s Dub Club, Hollie Cook and Channel One will play the Positive Vibration festival of reggae in Liverpool. Returing to the Baltic Triangle on Friday, September 10th and Saturday, September 11th, there will be music, workshops, a reggae Q&A, and Jamdown Market.
Other acts confirmed are Benjamin Zephaniah & The Revolutionary Minds, Zion Train, From The Specials - Neville Staple Band, Don Letts, Tippa Irie, Horseman & The Upper Cut Band, Congo Natty ft. Congo Dubz & Iron Dread, General Levy & Joe Ariwa, Ruts DC, Krafty Kuts ft. Dynamite MC, Mungo’s Hi Fi ft. Charlie P, Iration Steppas ft. Murray Man, The Nextmen ft. Gardna, DJ Vadim ft. Jman, O.B.F ft. Sr. Wilson, Kiko Bun, and Sinai Sound System.
Activities and workshops will be open for all the family. Dub poetry, drumming and movement, dance, capoeira, arts and crafts and screen-printing. Hosts include Levi Tafari, Katumba, Capoeira For All, Movema, Square Pegs, The Paper Moon, and Curtis Watt. Under 12s get free entry, but anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian and there’s a curfew of 9pm on both days.
This year’s reggae panel will be chaired by music journalist John Robb. The Jamdown Market will offer food, drink, records, clothes, arts & crafts, jewellery, health, and well-being.
For tickets and details go to posvibefest.com.