On Saturday 17 February, Ravenswood Industrial Estate will play host to a huge fundraiser for our local food bank Eat Or Heat.
Wild Card Brewery, Pillars Brewery, Mother's Ruin, and The Real Al Company are coming together to put on a mini-festival of music and more in conjunction with Byrd Out and These Days to raise money for Eat or Heat featuring DJ sets from:
Simian Mobile Disco — WE REGRET THAT DUE TO ILLNESS SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO CAN NO LONGER TAKE PART IN THIS EVENT
The Herbaliser's Ollie Teeba has agreed to step in and headline!
Reggae Roast — Since forming in 2007, Reggae Roast have forged a reputation as the leading light in the resurgence of the UK Dub / Reggae scene.
Nicky Blackmarket. Drum and bass legend. No more introduction needed… Nicky Blackmarket Offical Fan Page!!!
Anna Prior (METRONOMY) — As a member of the world beating Metronomy, one of Britain’s best-loved cult bands, Anna Prior has toured the world with drum sticks in hand and to the beat of her own drum. She returns to Walthamstow for one of her uplifting and disco filtered sets.
Flamingods — Multi-instrumental band founded in 2009 by Kamal Rasool in Bahrain. Now based in the UK, the band puts focus on exploration and experimentation, often taking influence from different cultures around the world by use of an extensive collection of instruments from as far as Nepal, Thailand, Indonesia, Turkey, Japan and Tanzania. This is sure to be an eclectic set!
DJ Food — With nearly 25 years of DJing experience and more than a decade serving up Food for DJs, for both Ninja and Coldcut's weekly radio show 'Solid Steel', Kev is now in the Food hot seat.
Betamax vs Mamá Calor — Betamax is 1/3 of jazz led genre bending outfit The Comet is Coming, and 1/2 of the synth-driven Soccer96. He goes back to back with Mamá Calor, bringing you heat through the tropical sounds of psychedelic cumbia beats, festejo, salsa and tropical bass.
Kat Richmond (Electronic 17)
Henry DubRoot Alderson
Yasker vs Byrd Out
Axel Lewis b2b Mack
Plus many more and a very exciting special artist to be announced nearer the time!
The event kicks off at 2pm, with music on at different venues throughout the day. Entry to all venues is FREE — you can just turn up on the night. Donations are encouraged — there will be donation buckets for Eat or Heat, but donation not compulsory.
Eat Or Heat is a food bank in East London. It works with people in need to ensure they can both Eat And Heat. It's a relatively small London based charity, so the money raised will make a huge difference in supporting its operations.
Huge thanks to our supporters Sodo, EAT 17, Perky Blenders, and LVE Charitable Foundation, and particular thanks to The Stow Brothers and Waltham Forest Council for their support.
WheelUp Soundsystem providing the tech for Wild Card Brewery, Audio and technical assistance provided by The sound mechanic.
Child friendly until 8pm.
Donate online at mydonate.bt.com/fundraisers/ravenswood2018