UK ragga jungle badman, Jacky Murda, hits Australasia for the first time! Co-founder of ragga jungle collective and label, Chopstick Dubplate, who combine classic with new, bringing together foundation dub techniques and reggae with modern jungle and ruff tuff vibes!
When: Saturday 20 June
Where: Bodega – 101 Ghuznee Street, Wellington
Battle Ska Galactica
When: Saturday 30 May
Where: San Fran – 171 Cuba Street, Wellington
Jacky Murda (Chopstick Dubplate, UK)
DDog (Bass Frontiers)
9pm start, $10 before 11pm, $15 after
Come celebrate 10 years of NiceUp!
Killa line-up of UK ragga jungle don, Jacky Murda! Live hip-hop crew, Raw Collective! And heavyweight selectas Hawk I, Winston Spliff, Shaw Shot, DDog and DJ Jaz!
When: Friday 29 May
Where: Bar Bodega – 101 Ghuznee Street
With Battleska Galactica & Skaman Selecta
When: Saturday 23 May
Where: Woodys – Woolies Plaza, Byron Bay
9pm till late, $10
Crucial D (old skool set)
Solidarity Sound System
Chopstick Dubplate Facebook
Jacky Murda Facebook
When: Thursday 21 May
Where: The Espy – 11 The Esplanade, St Kilda, Melbourne
9pm – 1am, free
Also featuring heavyweight selectas, Hawk I, L Que and Stryka D.
International jungle collective and label, Chopstick Dubplate have kick-started the ragga jungle revival. Consisting of of Jacky Murda, Tuffist, Max Powa and Aries, the crew are known for their trademark vocal jungle sound, iconic 10” vinyl releases and live PA’s, frequently featuring Cheshire Cat, Demolition Man, Top Cat, Mr. Williamz, Daddy Freddy and YT.
With firm roots in both studio and bashment traditions, Chopstick looks to the future, combining classic with new, where foundation dub techniques and reggae motifs meet modern jungle for a fresh twist on sound system culture. (more…)
Melbourne – Friday 8 May @ Railway Hotel
Perth – Saturday 9 May @ Gilkisons
Wellington – Wednesday 13 May @ Bodega
Auckland – Thursday 14 May @ Neck of the Woods
Christchurch – Friday 15 May @ Foundry Bar
Sydney – Saturday 16 May @ Civic Basement