RED BULL MUSIC FESTIVAL UNVEILS PLANS FOR TWO-DAY NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL CELEBRATIONS

RED BULL BRINGS ALL STAR LINE-UP FOR PUBLIC SOUND SYSTEM, A TRUCK IN COLLABORATION WITH LOCAL MAS BAND MANGROVE, AND FREE, PRE-CARNIVAL WORKSHOP.

Red Bull returns to Notting Hill Carnival during the bank holiday weekend with the open-to-all Sound System party on Sunday 25th August, then joining local masquerade heroes Mangrove bringing the biggest truck on the carnival parade on Monday 26th. Getting people in the swing of things, Red Bull will also be hosting a series of free, pre-carnival workshops at Mangrove HQ on Wednesday 21st August.
Jamaican dancehall superstar Grace Hamilton, aka Spice, headlines the Sound System, alongside special guest Yxng Bane. Alicai Harley teams up with Tony Matterhorn for their one-off Hotshots After-Dark Sound System. Sneakbo and host of 1Xtra’s Rap Show Tiffany Calver bring the South London flavour. Producer Ricky Blaze, performs alongside Lil C, with DJs including Sir DJ Corey, Br3nya, The Rara and Jodian Natty.
Ahead of the two-day carnival celebrations, Mangrove will host a series of free workshops on Wednesday 21 August from their West London HQ in the heart of Notting Hill, offering attendees a taster of the full carnival experience.
Matthew Phillip, leader of Mangrove and Director of Notting Hill Carnival says: “Each year we work tirelessly to build and enhance the Mangrove carnival experience, and this year is no different. We’re super excited to be collaborating with Red Bull Music again, showcasing some of the top international soca acts on the biggest and best truck in the parade!”
RED BULL SOUND SYSTEM AT NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL
Tickets: Free Public Entry
Date: Sunday 25 August 2019
Location: Emslie Horniman’s Pleasance Park
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Spice
Special Guest: Yxng Bane
Sneakbo
Alicai Harley & Tony Matterhorn present: Hotshots After-Dark Sound System
Ricky Blaze
Lil C
Tiffany Calver
Sir DJ Corey
Br3nya
The Rara
Jodian Natty
RED BULL X MANGROVE TRUCK AT NOTTING HILL CARNIVAL
Date: Monday 26 August 2019
Location: Official carnival parade route
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The Heatwave
Nadia Batson
Farmer Nappy
Nailah Blackman
Nessa Preppy
Swappi
Dawg-E-Slaughter
Mangrove Residents
RED BULL X MANGROVE WORKSHOPS
Date: Wednesday 21 August 2019
Location: The Tabernacle, 34-35 Powis Square, Notting Hill, London W11 2AY
Tickets: Free – Sign up via this link (18+)
Workshops:
  • Steel Pan – 7-8pm
  • Introduction to Carnival Costumes – 7-8pm
  • Carnival Glo-Up: Make-Up and Nail Workshop – 7-9pm
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