Common People Announce Big Top Line-ups
aaamusic | On 11, Feb 2016
KURUPT FM / HOSPITALITY TAKEOVER / DAVID RODIGAN MBE PRESENTS RAM JAM / 99 SOULS & MANY MORE
Revealing a gargantuan cavalcade of delicious music for your dancing feet coming to Common People, we’re extremely excited to announce our Big Top line-up and lots more dance-based beatniks, who will be joining Duran Duran, Primal Scream, Craig David, Gaz Coombes, Public Enemy and many more at Oxford’s South Park and Southampton Common on Saturday 28th May and Sunday 29th May.
Common People curator Rob da Bank says: “Well, what can I say? Some of my favourite DJs, new and old, are coming to our joint Common People shebangs in Southampton and Oxford. Rodigan is a legendary party starter and reggae god, Kurupt FM are the funniest, funkiest garage crew ever and Hospitality promise to bring the jungliest ruckus… See you down the front”.
Hitting the Big Top in Southampton on Saturday and heading on to Oxford on Sunday we will have pure murkage and bare reloads from Brentford’s finest pirate radio crew Kurupt FM, plus there will be a sublime Hospitality Takeoverfeaturing Camo & Krooked, London Elektricity, Fred V & Grafix, Etherwood and Dynamite MC, Wrec, with 130bpm bomb selection by Amy Becker.
Making good in South Park’sBig Top on Saturday and bound for Southampton Common on Sunday is reggae big gun David Rodigan MBE who will present his legendary Ram Jam with My Nu Leng, David Rodigan MBE, DJ Zinc, Prince Fatty and Venum Sound, plus there will be bassline business from recent chart stars 99 Souls, plus soulful and classy club business from local boys made good Housewurk in Oxford.
In Southampton our iconic Bollywood Cocktail Bus will play host to Junk: “Not Your Thing”on Saturday with rising Glaswegian star Denis Sulta ramping up the energy, and speaker smashers from Jordan McKinlay, Luca Pilato, Ronnie Spiteri, Caruana & Daniel O’Rourke, while Sunday’s sounds come courtesy of Deaf By Disco, Pete Callard, Foor and Little Chief.
There will be plenty of beats and bass in Oxford at the kaleidoscopic Sugar Skulls Cocktail Bar with Ben Gomori, Cornerstone Soundsystem, Ghettospheric, Mims & Thirsty, DJ Giles, Joel Kane and DJ Hecktick providing the flavour on Saturday, while on SundaySimple Presents club wunderkind and Glaswegian house maverick Jasper James, with soundsystem fire from Em Williams, James Weston, Xavier, Time Gore, Tom Baker, Stav, Dan Gascoyneand Burt Cope.
Oxford’s South Park will also have the exalted Disco Shed on hand to keep you dancing long into the evening with Count Skylarkin (Trojan Records), Kerry & Casio, DJ FU (Freerange), Harvey K-Tel, Greg’s Greats (The Shellac Collective), Alex 19 from Wigan and Jason ‘The Cat’ Kingon Saturday and Peepshow Paddy, Del Gazeebo, Em Williams (Simple), Dapper Dan, Trol23, JJMaurage’s Reggae Bingo and Miss Splinterson Sunday.
There are still lots more local acts and a whole world of Bestival’s immersive antics and high jinx still to announce so keep checking http://commonpeople.net/ for more information and ticket details.
FULL BIG TOP / BOLLYWOOD COCKTAIL BUS / SUGAR SKULLS COCKTAIL BAR / DISCO SHED LINE-UPS:
SOUTHAMPTON BIG TOP SATURDAY: KURUPT FM / HOSPITALITY TAKEOVER / AMY BECKER
SOUTHAMPTON BIG TOP SUNDAY: DAVID RODIGAN MBE PRESENTS RAM JAM / 99 SOULS
SOUTHAMPTON BOLLYWOOD BUS SATURDAY: JUNK: “NOT YOUR THING” – DENIS SULTA, JORDAN MCKINLAY, LUCA PILATO, RONNIE SPITERI, CARUANA & DANIEL O’ROURKE
SOUTHAMPTON BOLLYWOOD BUS SUNDAY: DEAF BY DISCO / PETE CALLARD / FOOR / LITTLE CHIEF
OXFORDBIG TOP SATURDAY: DAVID RODIGAN MBE PRESENTS RAM JAM / 99 SOULS / HOUSEWURK
OXFORD BIG TOP SUNDAY: KURUPT FM / HOSPITALITY TAKEOVER / AMY BECKER /
BACK FOR GOOD
OXFORD SUGAR SKULLS COCKTAIL BAR SATURDAY: BEN GOMORI / CORNERSTONE SOUNDSYSTEM / GHETTOSPHERIC / MIM & THIRSTY / DJ GILES / JOEL KANE / DJ HECKTICK
OXFORD SUGAR SKULLS COCKTAIL BAR SUNDAY: SIMPLE PRES: JASPER JAMES /
EM WILLIAMS, JAMES WESTON, XAVIER, TIM GORE, TOM BAKER, STAV,
DAN GASCOYNE, BURT COPE
OXFORD DISCO SHEDSATURDAY: COUNT SKYLARKIN (TROJAN RECORDS) / KERRY&CASIO / DJ FU (FREERANGE)/ HARVEY K-TEL / GREG’S GREATS (THE SHELLAC COLLECTIVE) / ALEX 19 FROM WIGAN / JASON ‘THE CAT’ KING
OXFORD DISCO SHED SUNDAY: PEEPSHOW PADDY / DEL GAZEEBO / EM WILLIAMS (SIMPLE) / DAPPER DAN / TROL23 / JJ MAURAGE’S REGGAE BINGO / MISS SPLINTERS