Oxjam Brixton Takeover! Beat the Summer Blues on 20 July!
The Oxjam Brixton Takeover is pleased to announce its official launch party for 2012. The Oxjam Takeover is a multi-venue, one-day music festival coming to Brixton in October, all in aid of Oxfam. Fresh from a sold-out Sounds Familiar music quiz at The Dogstar, Oxjam Brixton is ready to raise the temperature. We are hosting a sun dance on the rooftop terrace of Brixton Clubhouse on 20th July. Come join us and ‘Beat The Summer Blues’!With a focus on local artists and a line-up that includes !Bombo Tropical! DJs, DJ Zinc Fence (Catch A Fire Reggae), the London City Reggae Choir and the Brixton-based collective Cpanel DJs Balofo back-to-back with Nomic, the launch party will set the standard for the Oxjam Brixton Takeover. More acts to be announced.Just to add to the fun we also have two masseurs from the Brixton Therapy Centre offering 20 minute massage sessions for £10 throughout the night.£5 advance tickets: http://www.wegottickets.com/event/175941 (£6 on the door)!Bombo Tropical! bring you an eclectic mix of old classics to heavy tropical bass from the Congo to Colombia. http://www.facebook.com/groups/331800106831534/DJ Zinc Fence (Catch A Fire Reggae) has been DJing authentic original Jamaican Reggae & Ska in Brixton for 15 years.Tonight he brings Catch A Fire to Oxjam Brixton, with the very best in reggae music on the decks with the finest live reggae acts. Catch them at http://www.reggaezine.co.uk/The London City Reggae Choir is London’s premier choir of Jamaican ancestral rhythms, featuring new beats from ska to dancehall to new roots reggae. The choir sets reggae music free again and takes you on a journey from classic, soulful songs to passionate, dynamic tunes guaranteed to get your whole body moving. The London City Reggae Choir features singers and musicians of Jamaican, French, Belgian, Australian and English origin.http://www.londoncityreggaechoir.co.ukThe Brixton-based collective Cpanel DJs Balofo and Nomic will go back-to-back for the evening, spinning Latin, reggae and African inspired beats to get the crowd moving and the sun shining. http://cpanellive.tumblr.com/