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Cross The Tracks

Starts: 9th Jun 2019

A BRAND NEW FESTIVAL FOR LONDON ANNOUNCES STAR STUDDED LINE UP INCLUDING CHAKA KHAN, MARTHA REEVES AND THE VANDELLAS, MASEGO, OSHUN, THE COMET IS COMING, NUBYA GARCIA AND MORE

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Start Date

9th Jun 2019

End Date

9th Jun 2019

Location

Brockwell Park

Lineup

Chaka Khan - Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - Masego - Jordan Rakei - The Blackbyrds - The Comet Is Coming - Oshun - Steam Down Orchestra

Details

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

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

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. 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.

The new wave of smoked out RnB has a strong presence at Cross The Tracks - fresh from her album launch in 2018 is Eliza with her jazz infused beats and blurry vocals. Elsewhere, Skinhead Soul Princess Etta Bond as well as South London musician on the rise Poppy Adjudha showcasing her hybrid of funk, soul and reggae. Six piece jazz ensemble and Brownswood signees - Maisha will also be representing London’s blooming jazz scene.

That’s not all though, Cross The Tracks will 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.

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