The Trenchtown DJ area returns to this year’s Africa Oye, featuring DJs including Fila Brazilia co-founder Steve Cobby (pictured), Banana Hill, Truth & Lies and a host of Liverpool’s finest – including No Fakin’, One A Penny, Rich Furness and Bernie Connor on the decks.
SATURDAY from 12.00pm
Writer, Promotor and burgeoning beat purveyor Josh Ray will be bringing an all vinyl dub set to kick of proceedings.
DJ Lord Borthbury:
A long-term friend of the festival, his Saturday afternoon sets have become a routine highlight.
Less Pop, More Style – Not Strictly Roots!
A writer who also DJs (and windsurfs. And bakes). Expect music from just about everywhere…
Local legend Bernie brings his Sound Of Music to Sefton Park.
Cervo (Banana Hill):
Will provide a heady mix of global dance music, taking in afrobeat, kwaito, house, disco, soul and beyond.
Purveyors of quality House & Disco, the lads are currently at the helm of The Magnet delivering a multitude of heavyweight bookings and events.
Expect a DJ Set fuelled with hip “world” house music and deep mystical tribal rhythms.
Truth & Lies Music:
Truth & Lies Music is a music label led by producer and DJ ,Ex-Friendly and designer and DJ, Joff Casciani. They Dj, make and release music and develop and produce music led cultural projects
SUNDAY from 12.00pm
Jess brings beats from around the globe to get the Sunday session started.
Mr Marley will bring Roots, Afrobeat, Dancehall and Dub, all on lovely slabs of vinyl.
Steve Cobby: Fila Brazilia
International DJ Steve will be bringing some worldwide selections to the people of Oye on Sunday.
Chris McBride (Fat City / 45 Kings / 45 Midgets):
After collecting records all his life, expects choice cuts spanning the decades and the archives.
Through Hip-Hop, funk, soul, disco, reggae and more, No Fakin’ DJs flip the classic and obscure into a mix that’s guaranteed to get the party started right.
Festival regular and a fixture on the DJ bill, Red Kite brings reggae and dub 7″s of the finest degree.
One A Penny Sound:
One a Penny Sound is one of Liverpool’s oldest sound systems, now helmed by the next generation of selectors and MCs – Lieutenant and Little Billy
Rich is a veteran of the Liverpool club scene having held residencies at Chibuku and Abandon Silence amongst many others, is a life-long reggae and dub enthusiast so will be sure to bring the party to Trenchtown this year.
Helmed by journeyman DJ Jamie Holligan, Schmame bring the heat to Sunday’s final slot.