Rave Against Racism
When: Saturday 27th June, 18:00-06:00
Where: Alfie Bird’s/The Oobleck, Custard Factory, Digbeth, B9 4AA
Tickets: available online
Rave Against Racism is a non-profit organisation aiming to raise awareness and anti-racism messages though the medium of music.
This inaugural year of Rave Against Racism sees a multitude of the biggest names perform in Birmingham, set over five stages at Alfie Bird’s and The Oobleck in Digbeth.
The line up includes: Andy YamWho, Adam Regan, Anton Debiage, Beck&Bird, Danny Mekanik, Deano Farrino, Deep City Soul, Don Carlo, Discomendments, Free School, Funk D’Void, Harvey Lane, Jake Conlon, Jakkin Rabbit, Jam Jah Sound, Jah Hamma Sound System & Cheshire Cat, Jock Lee, Jonnie Greaves, Kenny Redz (Promised Land), Lee Marks, Leftside Wobble, Leo Zero, Mark Rae Music, Peza, Problematic Disko, Rich Lane, Rob Mello, Sir Real, Sticky Joe, Steve Cobby (Fila Brazillia), Truth & Lies Music, Winston Hazel (Forgemasters), Young Warrior, and Culture Dub Orchestra.
The beats will be accompanied by Word Up, a spoken word event with Stephen Morrison-Burke, Unhindered Reign, Ddotti Bluebell, Jasmine Gardosi, Antony R Owen, Sammy Joe, Kamil Mahmood, Carys Matic, Angie Belcher and Kurly McGeachi.
Along with the music and poetry, there will also be live graffiti art from the Canvas crew, an 8-Bit Lounge with retro gaming, and audio-visual performances from Chromatouch, Subcitizen and friends.