Toppa Top 10: Top Ten Summertime Festivals

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May 23, 2013

6. One Love Festival (London, August 16-18)

For its sixth edition this year, the UK’s largest annual reggae concert, the One Love Festival, has relocated to Damyns Hall Aerodrome, an airport on the outskirts of London. Performers this year includeย U-Roy, Al Campbell, Black Uhuru, Congo Natty, Eccleton Jarrett, Anthony Johnson, General Levy, Ijahman Levi, Joseph Cotton, Ranking Joe, Rod Taylor and more. How about those for some names you haven’t heard in a while?

One Love also boasts a heavyweight DJ lineup with Saxon Sound, Sir David Rodigan, Fatman International, Don Letts and Channel One. A soundclashโ€”billed as the One Love Festival Battle of The Dubplatesโ€”will pit Coxsone Sound System, Youthman Promotions Sounds, King Tubbys Sound System and Heartical Sound against each other for the title of One Love Champions.