Dreadzone

Dubby dance beats from Dreadzone who charted in the mid-90s with 'Little Britain' but have been making compelling reggae-rooted soundscapes ever since.

“A feast of bass heavy dubwise danceability” Clash Fast approaching their thirtieth anniversary, Dreadzone are an unstoppable force who have long been, and still are, one of the best live bands around with a loyal and ever growing fanbase due in part to their storming and energetic live shows. They are selling out venues as their fans delight in their return to the road. New dates are already being announced for 2022 for the five piece who are focussed on the electronic and dub elements of their stage show – a sound they developed in earlier years of Dreadzone. The core members Greg Dread and original bassmaster Leo Williams plus the unmistakable MC Spee and legendary reggae vocalist Earl 16 alongside Bazil on technology make up the current Dreadzone live line up. Dreadzone have been releasing albums and progressively bettering, refining and perfecting their own unique and inimitable take on dub since their inception in 1993. Dreadzone opened the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury in 1994 and began to bring their unique blend of electro, dub and reggae to a wider audience, going on to chart several singles including their Top 20 hit Little Britain. Their last studio album Dread Times, released on their own Dubwiser label, stormed into the top 40 UK official album charts on release – the first time the band have charted in over twenty years. Dreadzone presents: Dubwiser Volume One followed and then through the pandemic and lockdown Dubwiser released a remastered version of Dreadzone’s 2005 album Once Upon A Time and then Dreadone: Rare Mixes Vol 1 which features forgotten Dreadzone gems taken from obscure compilations and DAT tapes remastered for 2020. The compilation of these hard-to-get tracks was released on Double Orange Vinyl for Record Store Day Drop 2 in July 2021.

Performance Dates & Venues

Nottingham

The Rescue Rooms

0845 413 4444

Saturday 1st Oct 2022 6:30pm

Standard Prices from: £24.75

Friday 7th Oct 2022 8:00pm

Standard Prices from: £24.75

Bury

The Met

0161 761 2216

Saturday 8th Oct 2022 8:00pm

Standard Prices from: £23.50

Bedford

Esquires

01234 340120

Friday 14th Oct 2022 8:00pm

Standard Prices from: £25.88

Bridport

Electric Palace

Saturday 15th Oct 2022 7:00pm

Standard Prices from: £24.75

Friday 21st Oct 2022 7:30pm

Standard Prices from: £24.75

Hull

Social

Saturday 22nd Oct 2022 7:30pm

Standard Prices from: £24.75

Norwich

EPIC Studios

Friday 4th Nov 2022 7:00pm

Standard Prices from: £25.20

Oxford

The Bullingdon

01865 434998

Friday 2nd Dec 2022 7:00pm

Standard Prices from: £25.20

Southsea

The Wedgewood Rooms

023 9286 3911

Saturday 3rd Dec 2022 7:30pm

Standard Prices from: £25.30

Horsham

The Rec

01403 274642

Saturday 17th Dec 2022 7:00pm

Standard Prices from: £24.75

Event data: Data Thistle

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