London’s premier live music showcase returns on Bank Holiday Sunday 29 August at Rhythm Factory with Overground VIII. The event stars 80s reggae legends Musical Youth, rock stars The Thirst and the lovely and talented Selah will also be performing. DJs Ruff n Tuff and Ziploc City are also amongst the line up.
Musical Youth are best known for their 1982 Grammy-nominated single Pass The Dutchie, which sold four million copies, topped the UK charts and was a top 10 hit in the US.
It would be fair to say electro-rock band The Thirst gradated from the University of Rock and Roll with flying colours.
Pete Doherty says ‘…they play guitars like fucking demons’ and over the past three years, the band has toured the world; performed alongside the Sex Pistols; and released an album with Rolling Stones’ guitarist Ronnie Wood.
Selah may not be a household name yet, but she will be soon. “Because of You”, her 2009 collaboration with drum and bass producer Blame, was described by Zane Lowe as the ‘hottest record in the world’ and fellow Radio 1 DJ Sarah Cox was enthused enough to make the track ‘Single of the Week.’
Doors open at 7pm and close at midnight, showtime starting at 9:30pm.
Early bird tickets: £7 available from www.wegottickets.com/event/88073
Call 07930 188 724 / 07715 642 541 for more info