A two-day event in the heart of London which will see multiple stages & spaces with some of the most exciting music being made in the UK today as well as a programme of events and talks celebrating the art, culture and creativity of the UK’s British Asian community in all its glory.
It’s the first festival to celebrate not only South Asian Underground and Electronic/Alternative music but to also showcase the growing British Asian Rap/Grime & Drill scene, whilst also celebrating the recent history of South Asian Music in Britain.
FRIDAY (Launch night):
Going South Festival launch night will explore the roots of the British Asian music scene:
– THIS ENGLAND (Film) – a never seen since 1998 film retracing the explosion of creativity that was the Asian Underground Music scene + live discussion with film director Aysha Rafaele
– TABLAJEDI: Big Live Performance
– DJ set from BOBBY FRICTION
HEADLINE PERFORMANCE FROM PRIYA RAGU
• PANJABI MC • HUSSAIN MANAWER • NABIHAH IQBAL • MANARA • BOBBY FRICTION • AMRIT KAUR • PRASH ‘ENGINE-EARZ’ MISTRY • REETA LOI • JJ ESKO • JOASH • KAMI KANE • LUQY • FREEZY • JASPREET KAUR (BEHIND THE NETRA) • GRACIE T • CHANDÉ (DAYTIMERS) • RICKY CHOHAN • SHAY KHAN • MC SOLOMON • KIZZI • NIKI KINI • INDER PAUL SANDHU • LODHI • INDIAN MAN DJ • GLOBAL DESI RAP CYPHER (PAKISTAN x INDIA) • SHANE SOLANKI
Plus more art, talks and workshops.
Curated by Bobby Friction, Nutkhut and Continental Drifts. Funded by Arts Council England.