Reggae Roast (Stage Host)
Since forming in 2007, Reggae Roast have forged a reputation as the leading light in the resurgence of the UK Reggae / Dancehall scene. They have hosted some of the biggest and most respected artists from the UK to JA and beyond, all performing alongside the Reggae Roast Sound.
‘Reggae Roast Records’ they have built a formidable reputation producing and releasing some of the biggest tracks in recent memory. Their success was highlighted when they achieved No. 1 on Juno Records in 2011 with their stand out release ‘Sensi Skank’.
Bringing the like of David Rodigan, Horace Andy and Mungo’s Hi Fi to the main stage bill this year we are set for a real treat.
For over 40 years David Rodigan has been the top dog in the bass-heavy atmosphere of Britain’s reggae dance halls. 2018 sees David celebrate his 40th Anniversary in the music business. It is a remarkable achievement and we’re honoured to have him bring his ‘Ram Jam’ vibrations to Peckham Rye this summer.
Horace Andy (Live)
Often described as one of the most respected and influential singers in Jamaica, known for his distinctive vocals and hit songs such as “Government Land” and “Five Man Army” with English duo Massive Attack. Horace Andy will be bringing his live show to the main stage at Jam On Rye.
Mungo's Hi Fi
Mungo’s Hi Fi is a Glasgow-based sound system and founders of Scotch Bonnet Records. Originally the brainchild of of two like-minded dance DJs at the turn of the millennium, the operation now comprises of 5 members: Tom Tattersall, Doug Paine, Craig Macleod, Jerome Joly and James Whelan.
Mungo’s believe in testing their music where it matters: at their hugely popular parties and events worldwide. Time to add Jam On Rye to the list.
Earl has been spinning reggae discs since 1979 where he would regularly DJ between punk band shows in Brixton. Now, decades later, he is touring the world playing original vinyls which maintains have the best sound. An iconic individual, with his unique voice and “Yeah Yeah” catchphrase becoming familiar to fans around the globe.
Brother Culture is an MC based in Brixton and has been on the scene since 1982. In the early 90’s he started to MC at London’s Dub Club, in which he made associations with active UK dub/roots producers such as Adrian Sherwood and Manesseh.
Since 2000 he continues to travel the world as an established MC artist, spreading the positive message of Jah music whilst recording with some bands such as The Prodigy, Mungo’s Hi Fi and Hammerbass.
Wormfood (Stage Host)
South London locals Wormfood was founded in 2007 to unify audiences for African music and dance music, and has since expanded to include a wide range of genres, unified by quality musicianship and positive attitude.
In October 2014 Wormfood Records Ltd was set up to release some of the amazing music the artists on their agency roster were bringing out, and have released well-reviewed albums and EPs by Afriquoi and Nubiyan Twist.
Jam on Rye are very excited to welcome Wormfood to host our second stage.
Sisters of Reggae
Founded in 2016 by Lucky Cat Zoë, Sisters of Reggae are five record collectors and selectors playing Rocksteady to Revival, Jamaican Oldies, Ska, Roots, Rockers, Dub and Early Digital Reggae.
The all-female DJ collective have supported some of the biggest names in Reggae, including U-Roy, Marla Brown and David Rodigan.
White Men Can't Jerk
Started up as a monthly cook-off by Dave and Steve to get friends together, play their local records and eat great food (with a love of all things Caribbean). Think curried mutton shepherd’s pie and Red Stripe poached fried chicken wings.
Tripple-dunked ginger beer battered nuggets (“BOULDERS”) and jerk gravy fries. Marinated with Luke’s Grandma’s recipes.
Pioneer of the vegan street food scene – Meriel invented the tofish taco, jackfruit burrito, vegan ‘cheese’ fries and so much more. We can’t wait to see what she conjures up for Jam On Rye.
Old timers, big bosses, taco restaurants all over London but they’re coming back to trade with us on Peckham Rye this May.
Local Peckham talent and the first French Caribbean street food trader in London. Family run, dishing up delicious and freshly made bread filled with Guadeloupean flavours known as “Bokit”. We hope you like chilli sauces and spice.
South East Cakery
Oreo salted caramel brownies, S’mores cookie cups and hench blocks of marshmallowy rocky road look out for sweet stuff from South London based Maria and Alex.
The Cane Press
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