2015 marks the Diamond Jubilee of the UK Sound System phenomenon . The UK’s first homegrown Sound System was established by Duke Vin in 1955. Punch Touring is marking this sixty-year milestone with a landmark tour featuring two of the greatest Roots / Reggae / Dub acts of all time. This five-date, UK-wide tour pairs one of the UK’s best known, foundational reggae sound systems – Channel One with legendary producer / artist Mad Professor, whose music was created to specially to be played through Sound Systems.
One of the world’s best known Roots /Dub sound systems. Established in 1979, Channel One first played Notting Hill Carnival in 1982 and has been a regular fixture there ever since. Channel One is made up of legendary selector Mikey Dread and MC Ras Kayleb.
The world-famous dub music producer and engineer, known for transitioning Dub into the digital age, collaborating with Lee “Scratch” Perry, Sly and Robbie, Johnny Clarke, Pato Banton, Jah Shaka, Horace Andy, Massive Attack and The Orb.
SOUND SYSTEM SIXTY TOUR DATES OCTOBER 2015
16th THE RAINBOW, BIRMINGHAM , B12 OLD with Bass 15
18th THE VILLAGE UNDERGROUND, LONDON , EC2A 3PQ
23rd THE CLUB ACADEMY, MANCHESTER M13 9PR with Rubadub
30th IRISH CENTRE, NOTTINGHAM NG2 1QQ with Kontakt
31st WEST INDIAN CENTRE, LEEDS LS7 3JA with Sub Dub