International Reggae Day (IRD) Sun 1 July 2018

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International Reggae Day (IRD) Sun 1 July 2018

Postby Tune In 2 » Sat May 19, 2018 6:31 pm

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International Reggae Day (IRD) is JulyOne - the reggae networking and information space.

Organised by BritishBlackMusic.com/Black Music Congress in association with Reggae Fraternity UK, Ready For The World and Reggae Village Trinity.

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International Reggae Day London (IRD LDN) 2018 main hub event takes place at UCL Institute Of Education near Russell Square (full address upon booking - there's a £5 refunable charge; £10 full price from June 25 is not refundable).

This family-friendly event, which takes place over two rooms, will consist of:

Talks + Films + Interviews + Presentations + Honours + Quiz + Performance + Brent Black Music History + My Boy Lollipop: From JA To UK, A Musical History + Britain’s Contribution To The Development Of Reggae Music + Reggae @ 50 + JA To UK: The Reggae Revolution, Copyright & Reggae, etc (full programmed to be confrmed)

To be kept in the loop, attend stakeholders meetings, acquire an IRD licence for your event, or find out about IRD satellite events across the UK: bbmbmc@gmail.com.

BBMM2018 has a number of Reggae @ 50 related events: http://www.BBM.eventbrite.com.

2018 theme: JA To UK: The Reggae Revolution
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Re: International Reggae Day (IRD) Sun 1 July 2018

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Re: International Reggae Day (IRD) Sun 1 July 2018

Postby Tune In 2 » Thu Jun 28, 2018 2:14 pm

International Reggae Day London (IRD LDN) 2018 main hub event takes place at UCL Institute Of Education (Room numbers available to those that have booked), 20 Bedford Way, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AL (Russell Square, Euston Square, Holborn tube stations). There's a £5 refunable charge; £10 full price from June 25 is not refundable).

This family-friendly event, which takes place over two rooms, consists of:

Talks + Films + Interviews + Presentations+ Honours + Performance + Quiz + Brent Black Music History + Chris Peers & The Founding Of Island Records + Britain’s Contribution To The Development Of Reggae Music + My Boy Lollipop: From JA To UK, A Musical History + Reggae @ 50 + JA To UK: The Reggae Revolution, Copyright & Reggae, etc.

To be kept in the loop, attend stakeholders meetings, acquire an IRD licence for your event, or find out about IRD satellite events across the UK: bbmbmc@gmail.com.

BBMM2018 has a number of Reggae @ 50 related events: www.BBM.eventbrite.com. IRD events also posted at www.IRDUK.co.uk.

IRD 2018 theme: JA To UK: The Reggae Revolution
IRD UK 20 theme: Women In Reggae

Programme - may be subject to change

Room 2: stalls, refreshments, merchandise, chill out, etc.
11.30am: Registration & Refreshments

Room 1: main conference
Interspersed with awards to artists and industry personnel
12.00: 'Is Contemporary Black Music More About Recording Rather Than Songwriting?' Exclusive video with Kwaku BBM interviewing Dennis Bovell who breaks down his songwriting process, including the writing of 'Silly Games'.
12.15: 'My Boy Lollipop - Reggae Music From JA To UK'. A short, quick-fire version of Kwaku BBM's presentation.
12.45pm: Hailing The Retailers. Hawkeye's Roy Forbes Allen and Starlight's Popsie talk about running their record shops in Harlesden for 40 years+.
1.15pm: Hailing The Female Sound Systems. Nzinga Sounds' June and Ade talk about the stereotypes and challenges of a female-run soundsystem.
1.45pm: Veterans Talk: Back In The Day. Record producer, engineer, record label owner and manager Michael Campbell, singer-songwriter Tony Williams, and the late Island Records promoter and production team member Chris Peers (via video) provide much needed history of British reggae from the 1960s.
2.15pm: Mini Talking Copyright. What I Learnt About Copyright & How It Works With Publishing, Keccia Ellis (tbc); Talking Copyright Within The Context Of Music, Dr Enrico Bonadio; and Taking Copyright On A Reggae Trip, Kennedy 'The Prezedent' Mensah.
3.00pm: Break. British Reggae Top 20 rundown.
3.15pm: 1974: That Carib Club Story. Exclusive video by Kwaku BBM with Dennis Bovell giving the inside story of the incident at the Carib Club, which led to two trials at the Old Bailey.
3.30pm: Death B4D Police Dub Wize! Helly C's presentation provides a pointed socio-political view, including the State's use of incarceration.
3.45pm: Soulheads With Reggae Roots. Members of soul supergroup The British Collective Noel McKoy and Leee John (via video) talk about their reggae roots, Noel's upcoming reggae album, and Leee's 'Police And Thieves' cover, etc.
4.15pm: The Trojan And Jetstar Stories. Video compilations highlighting two seminal reggae labels with Brent connections.
4.30pm: 'Britain's Contribution To The Development Of Reggae Music'. Short excerpt from Kwaku BBM's vox pops and trailer of Menelik Shabazz's 'The Story Of Lovers Rock', highlight the British-created lovers rock genre.
4.45pm: Talking Genres - The Making Of & Significance Of The Lovers Rock Story. Documentary film maker Menelik Shabazz and record producer Neil 'Mad Professor' Fraser talk about making of and capturing the history of lovers rock.
5.15pm: Women In Reggae In Session. Lovers rock veteran Audrey Scott in conversation with Britain's Got Reggae organiser Cyrlene Braithwaithe, and True Identity talk genre, gender, sexism and music industry politricks. Preceded by trailer of 'Women In Reggae - The UK Perspective' documentary in honour of associate producer Yaz Alexander.
5.45pm: Personal Stories. Audience offer their succinct person stories.
6.00pm: Wrap Up. Remember BBMM/IRD 2018 Xtra @ Goldsmiths on July 3, 6-10pm includes a Women In Reggae photographic exhibition, sound system, plus income streams and royalties seminar, and on July 20, 6-9pm at City University Of London, we have the 'Talking Copyright: On A Reggae Trip' seminar rounded off with a sound system bash! Plus pencil in the date now: on Sunday Oct. 14, 3-6pm at Monks Park Community Cafe, there's Brent Reggae @ 50, consisting of the screening of Kwaku BBM's documentary 'Brent Black Music History Project' and Reggae @ 50 presentation by producer and journalist Mandingo.

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DATE AND TIME
Sun 1 July 2018

12:00 – 18:00 BST

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LOCATION
UCL Institute Of Education

20 Bedford Way

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WC1H 0AL

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Re: International Reggae Day (IRD) Sun 1 July 2018

Postby Tune In 2 » Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:59 pm

IRD YouTube Live Stream - Sunday 01
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=txH6AKLFMAc
IRD YouTube Live Stream - Sunday 02
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBZwgWoh_Ho
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