Cross the Tracks Festival

Cross the Tracks Festival

Cross The Tracks is a brand new music and food focused event for South London taking place Sunday 9th June, at Brixton’s luscious Brockwell Park for a day of music, food, workshops, talks and more.

Inviting a mixture of legendary and upcoming artists representing a hybrid of jazz, soul, funk whilst welcoming 40 of London’s most talked about street food traders, alongside the city’s finest craft beer brewers.

Cross The Tracks’ 2019 headliner is none other than Queen of Funk Chaka Khan, whose career spans over five decades of endless hits. This year she released her first album in 12 years: Hello Happiness - fans can have the first listen live in London. Motown heads are in for a treat as all female powerhouse group Martha Reeves & The Vandellas will be performing live, alongside American hip hop come soul duo, OSHUN, who define the sonic manifestation of Afrofuturism. Elsewhere, Island Records signing self confessed jazz come rap pioneer Masego will also head to Brixton.

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American rhythm and blues and jazz-funk fusion group The Blackbyrds will be making their way to Brockwell Par whilst Manchester's Children of Zeus will supply their genre-spanning jazz infused hip hop sound. Mercury nominated The Comet is Coming will give crowds a musical education with their unique sound infusing jazz, electronica, funk and psychedelic rock and expect soulful, jazz and hip-hop driven sound from Ninja Tune signee Jordan Rakei.

That’s not all though, there will also be over 40 of London’s most talked about street food traders bringing food from all the world to Brockwell Park, alongside talks, panels, workshops and an independent creative market including a record fair and local art traders.

️Set in South London’s Brockwell Park with Herne Hill and Brixton stations just a stone’s throw away, Cross The Tracks is easily accessible for the whole of the city..

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