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One Love Festival 2014

Springfield Farm, Milton Keynes
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Reggae and Dub fans unite in celebration for the 7th Annual UK One Love Festival over the weekend of 15th – 17th August 2014.

With hundreds of International artists flying in to the annual Festival, One Love has etched its way into the UK history books as the premier Reggae and all things Dub Camping Festival, and is a huge Celebration of UK Bass Culture. A cultural family camping experience with a difference – a celebration of Love with a 6 year unbroken incident free track record. Creating a unique Reggae Family vibe with regulars coming back year after year.

**Please note: One Love has moved and will now take place on a brand new site 10mins away from the old one at: Springfield Farm, Salden Lane, Milton Keynes, MK17 0PN

This means:
Increased Capacity – room for annual growth
Later Entertainment License – midnight live stage, 3.00am DJ’s, for those times when you don't want it to end.
One Love Festival Exclusivity – only festival at site, because One Love is the only one that matters.

Featuring

Sir John Holt

Sir John Holt appearing at this event

John Holt was one of Jamaica's most established singer/songwriters and a true pioneer of the reggae scene since 1962. The Kingston-born star recorded over 30 albums and was well-known for his lavishly produced ballads.

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The Wailing Souls

Fusing the harmonies of Motown with the roots and dancehall sounds of reggae The Wailing Souls have ridden the crest of Jamaica's music wave for more than four decades. Still one of the most powerful forces in Reggae to this day, The Wailing Souls continue to release provocative, highly regarded albums and are one of the most popular live reggae acts on the scene. Performing hits such as War, Bredda Gravlicious, Firehouse Rock, Things and Time and Jah Jah with the same vigour that they had in Kingston's Trench Town decades ago.

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Apache Indian

The original ragga boy and one of the first international pop artists to mix Asian sounds with influences from mainstream pop, reggae and hip-hop.

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Dub Colossus

Dub Colossus fuse traditional azmari music, ethio-jazz and dub, and reggae. The original aim of Dub Colossus was to combine the golden years of Ethiopique beats and Ethiojazz with the dub reggae styles of the early 70’s groups like Abyssinians, Gladiators, Wailers and Mighty Diamonds.

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Channel One Sound System

Channel One Sound System appearing at this event

Channel One continue to be London's number one reggae sound system and have been pushing out their music at Notting Hill Carnival for over 30 years.

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Dub The Earth

Featuring members of RDF.

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Dubvocaliza

Hip-hop and dub fused with poetry, fused with real resolve and intent. Dubvocalizamusic is an original, psychedelic, dub rock fusion, reggae band that set out to give invaluable food for thought and music for change, from the personal to the political. A music with feeling, conscious awakening, to promote peace and universal love. The band is fun, original, alternative, different to the norm while still maintaining accessible and entertaining music.

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Babilondon

Babilondon is a London/based Reggae Roots band, and have been on the circuit since February 2011.

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SUPA & Da Kryptonites

DJ MyME of Itch FM London's leading Hip-Hop radio station said 'Unreal! This is like Organic Hip-Hop nurtured from the roots up!!' Winner of Best Song of the Month & Best Song of The Year on Kingdom Cuts Radio. Winner of Best Song of The Week voted by the public for Voice Of Scotland.

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BackBeat Soundsystem

BackBeat Soundsystem appearing at this event

A band laden with groove, the 8-piece's up-tempo songcraft draws from numerous influences including funk, ska, pop and dub, transcending genre limitations to create an original, affecting sound. The recorded songs' inherent strengths come to the fore and explode live on stage in a haze of energy and pumping rhythm, demonstrating an uplifting vibe seemingly designed for festival fields.

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The Mystic Crew

Northampton reggae band Mystic Crew have made their sweet noise since the 1980s. They toured Europe in the 1990s opening for Burning Spear and Sugar Minot. Currently they work with Robbie Valentine and Zebbie Melody.

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Half Crown

A five piece that fuse a seemingly limitless range of genres. Their contagious energy, infectious melodies and strong range of vocals, effortlessly capture the audience into the performance and will have you bopping your head, clapping the beat, skanking your shoulders and stamping your feet in no time.

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The Kubricks

Indie, ska, rock 'n' roll with a touch of swing.

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Echo Marley & The Musical Warriors

Six piece band, Echo Marley and the Musical Warriors, are the infrequent anomaly that does what it says on the tin, they really do echo the late legend “Bob Marley” in musical vibe and lyrical content with a beautifully stirring and profound tone to the lyrics. The rhythm section is driving, inducing a pulse that lets you know you are alive and the soundscapes created by the Musical Warriors come complete with strong elements of blues and funk. Hailing from UK, they are a truly amazing, new generation reggae band.

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The Paradimes

The Paradimes are a reggae and ska band from Leicester, who use the traditional styles of the 60's and 70's reggae and ska legends in todays era of music. The Paradimes are an original reggae and ska band, writing their own material which has spanned over more than 10 years of playing together, with the song writing abilities going from strength to strength.

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The King Solomon Band

The King Solomon Band appearing at this event

Top Reggae band from Gloucestershire. The 10 strong collective have been causing a stir in the live music scene since 2013. Influenced by Roots-Reggae of the 70's & 80's yet original in style, King Solomon captures the essence of a genre whilst breaking new ground. Staring drum & bass lines pin down a blend of jazz and soul melodies as vocals bring about stark reminders of conflict.

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Smiling Ivy

Explosive dub, hip-hop, ska-punk from Sheffield.

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Troydon Bent

Troydon Bent appearing at this event

Jamaican reggae and soul singer.

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Argonaut Sounds

Glasgow based sound system playing mainly dancehall reggae, but anything in a Jamaican/reggae vibe goes!

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Earl Gateshead

Earl Gateshead began DJing in Brixton in 1979, worked as selector and MC with Cutty Ranks, Big Youth, Dr Alimantado, and Dennis Alcapone. His reggae nights at Plastic People have received Worldwide recognition. Currently, Earl is reggae resident at Fabric on Saturdays, London's largest and most successful nightclub, and part of the Trojan Sound System.

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Troy Ellis And The Hail Jamaica Band

Troy Ellis And The Hail Jamaica Band appearing at this event

Son of the legendary Alton Ellis O.D. "King of Rocksteady" mixing dance, vocals and a burning desire to party like his audience, Troy will be the toast of any event.

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The Majestic

Skanking old-school roots reggae rock.

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The Stiff Joints

Formed in the aftermath of 2009, as an acoustic reggae four piece by brothers Jorj and Will Payton, Sam (Burgs) Bigmore and Matt Seeley. Those young roots have now blossomed into a ten strong family. The Stiff Joints have been tightening and perfecting their sounds to make infectious two-tone ska.

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Mykal Moziah & the Y2K Band

The band Y2K was formed in January 2000, hence the name. However each member of the group has been playing music professionally for over a decade. Mykal Moziah aka Rockstone is lead vocalist and plays rhythm guitar. The music performed is best described as Folk Roots Rock Reggae with an urban appeal. Individually the members of the group all have different musical influences from the 60s and 70s era ranging from Ska, Reggae, Blues, Motown, Rock, and Gospel Music. The main objective of the band is to let the music they play reach the four corners of the earth, bringing pleasure, comfort, love and hope to all people.

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FeelGood Culture

A young London-based 4 piece with a reggae/ska feel. Heartfelt Irish melodies intwined with reggae basslines.

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Copasetics

Copasetics appearing at this event

Two girls, two boys playing ska influenced punk with an agenda.

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Jamie Irie

A reggae / DnB and jungle artist from Gloucester.

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Tempting Rosie

Brass-fuelled ska/pop reggae with reverberating vocals. Imagine a blend of The Specials and a skanked up Libertines.

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Instrument Of Jah Sound System

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The Indecision

The Indecision create their music with ideals (and love) firmly rooted in 1960s ska and rocksteady. The six-piece combine elastic uptempo rhythms along with a few narratives of life; the happiness and heartaches and the triumphs and troubles it brings, to create an energetic, purposeful sound to pick up your feet to.

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Smith & Mighty

Producers and DJ legends who defined the Bristol sound with some seminal classics such as 'Walk On By' and 'Wishing on a Star'.

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Hybrid

Hybrid appearing at this event

Progressive house and breakbeat trancemasters. A Swansea based dance collective who are one of the hottest properties in clubland having re-defined the breakbeat sound for the 21st Century bringing in 'real' musicians, including a complete Russian orchestra at one point!

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DJ As-If

DJ As-If from Brighton is the UK's leading female turntablist and the only woman to ever make it to the DMC championship finals.

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Also Appearing

Coxsone Sound System, Natural Affair, Sentinel Sound Brushy One String, Cornel Campbell With Soothsayers, Macka B And The Roots Reggae Band, Addis Pablo, Gary Clail Sound System, Gorgon Sound System, King Kong, Nerieus Joseph with Sereus Band, Jesse Royal, Pad Anthony, Dom Dem + Ras Demo, Lion Dub, Kaiju ft Flowdan, Aba Shanti I, The Disciples ft Junior Bee, Bobby Melody’s Legacy Roots Vibration, High Elements, Twilight Circus, Goldmaster All Stars, Future Dub Orchestra, Royal Sounds, Chrisdubflow ft Bigga Baloo, Ten Bob Note, Fly Katanah, Ezra Collective, Lord Tooth, The Piratones, Lion Star, Pillars of Dub, King Dubs Ft Dubtician and Diane Levi, I-mitri CounterAction, Jah Garvey, Positive Vibes Crew, SHEM, Lion's Den, Randy Valentine, Venum Sound, Trinty Lo Fi, Invisible System, Fast Decline, Rhythm 'n' Roots reggae Band, The Remedy, New Morrow, UJahm Reggae, Original High Five, Roots Ambassadors, Platinum Sound System, The Reggae Choir, Xcs Reggae Soca Band, Nick Manassah, Lord Gellys Sound System, Direct Impact, Inta Africa, Maya Dub Flute, Black Roots Sound system Crew, Jah Screechy, Bunnington Judah, King of Eye, Roots youth Records, Frisk & Solstice, X-Nation, Dialect & Kosine, 2Nice, Jungle Citizenz + Cheshire Cat, Vibration Lab, Mystery & Timeless + MC Ace, Trouble & Maniac, The Baptists ft Ras Jnr Baptist, Gala Orsdorn, Misfit, Arcane, Daffy, Jungle Rollerz ft Range MC, Jah9 & Klynch, Kernel MC, Lotskee & Threts ft Rumble MC, Kingspinner, Niceness Sound ft DJ Asbest & Deano Pressure, 3 Lions Sound, Duke Horse & Defcon One, Choppa Culture & Ras D, Hot Tip Hi-Fi, RK Bass ft Jungalice, King B Soundsystem crew, Roof Top Sounds, Bunny Lee

Springfield Farm

  • Salden Lane
  • Milton Keynes
  • MK17 0PN