An unmissable celebration of music, culture and community, Cross The Tracks will return to Brockwell Park, London on Sunday 26th May, 2024. The first names announced for the 5th edition programme include BADBADNOTGOOD, En Vogue, Eve, Thee Sacred Souls, The Cavemen., Romare, Gilles Peterson, Ella Knight, Ama Lou, Jalen Ngonda, Channel One, Dennis Bovell, Mansur Brown, Jitwam, corto.alto, Cruza, B-ahwe, Jamilah Barry, Sofia Grant, Mr Thing, The Shejay, DJ Flight and many more. As always, the music is set to be complemented by an enriching mix of talks, panels and workshops by charity partners, a creatives market, site art, and more. Secure your tickets now at www.xthetracks.com.
This Cross The Tracks line-up once more spotlights the very best artists from the worlds of soul, jazz, hip-hop, R&B and more. Acclaimed Canadian outfit BADBADNOTGOOD fuse jazz, psychedelic, and soul, while 90s R&B favourites En Vogue need no introduction given their longtime chart and Grammy success. Billboard chart-topping American rapper Eve adds some nostalgic sparkle to the tastemakers and is just as universally acclaimed for tracks like ‘Let Me Blow Ya Mind’ and ‘Who’s That Girl’. The silky vocals of Jalen Ngonda brings the spirit of Marvin Gaye and Thee Sacred Souls are also set to perform, an authentic soul collective with harmonies to melt your heart, plus Nigerian highlife band The Cavemen., Ninja Tune’s Romare live, classically trained musician and composer Mansur Brown, Indian-born multi-instrumentalist Jitwam, dub and reggae sound system favourites Dennis Bovell and Channel One, new school jazz stars corto.alto, and Sofia Grant.
There will also be DJ sets from house and garage singer-songwriter and producer Ella Knight, revered digger and Worldwide FM founder Gilles Peterson, and a 15 years of Eglo Records showcase, plus a Handson Family Heritage Stage takeover feat. Mr Thing, The Shejay, Vanessa Freeman, LyricL and Exhibit69, also featuring special guests DJ Flight, Charlie Dark, Terri Walker and Abi Clarke.