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Brixton Jamm has just undergone a full renovation after a decade of music, and with it came the installation the UK’s first Martin Audio MLA Compact sound system.

After a no expenses spared refurbishment, the legendary Brixton Jamm has now reopened and is offering the sort of musical excellence and party brilliance that such a historical and influential venue deserves. It all kicked off last Friday with Congo Natty curating a tribute night to Bob Marley where Big Narstie played an impromptu set, and was followed by a Gold Teeth summer hip hop BBQ last Saturday. 

Brixton Jamm is well known for putting on sizzling live events, world music parties and dance specials. It is housed in a beautifully authentic and storied 18th century inn and is made up of a club and live party room, a drinking bar room and an outdoor open-air terrace that between them have hosted everyone from Massive Attack to Skepta, The Specials to Happy Mondays, as well as, famously, being the venue for the first ever Adele gig. There is plenty of musical history and mad stories contained within its vast and hallowed walls, then, and now many more will be made in this next exciting chapter. 

With a penchant for bringing together diverse people from all over London and beyond, Brixton Jamm offers sun kissed outdoor clubbing intimate and sweaty raving and laid 

back chatting and boozing, and has gone from being a traveller’s inn in the 18th century to Ye Old White Horse in the 19th century to now, a 21st century and truly unique, multi-purpose music venue. 

The recent refurbishment has been undertaken by the creative team behind Night Tales and has placed a great focus on the all important details. As such Brixton Jamm’s newly refurbished Club/Live Room has been extended to host an extra 100 people, while the stage has been made larger for even more spectacular shows. Importantly, it also now boasts a brand new Martin Audio MLA Compact sound system. This, one of the best in the world, is the first install of its sort in the UK and is the rig used on Glastonbury’s pyramid stage - ‘nuff said. 

The bar room has been stripped back to reveal original period features and details such as cornicing and original wooden floors and the space now has even more airy character and also boasts a fresh Martin Audio install. As well as this, some backstage extras have been added so that even more celebrated live acts can be welcomed in style. 

Putting all these new changes through their paces is a brilliantly considered spread of events that touch on many diverse styles, sounds and scenes. Across summer Jamm will see acclaimed and expert promotions like Shut the Front Door, Rumpus, Good Life, Soundwave Croatia, Triple Cooked and We Are Balearic all bring their party know how, unique crowds and special headliners to the venue: these include the likes of US disco funk king Mayer Hawthorne, breakbeat legend and turntablist A Skillzanthemic house royalty in Felix B (Basement Jaxx) and Maxi Jazz (Faithless), underground talents like Jasper James, disco house duo Tiger & Woods, Wild Oats man K15 and Wherka plus dance institution Justin Robertson. We’ll also be treated to appearances from classic garage legends like Artful Dodger and a full summer sound system residency from Channel One, while special live shows from Lindstrom and the subversive Hackney Colliery Band bring their own sense of musical heat. 

Brixton Jamm, 261 Brixton Road, Brixton, SW9 6LH, UK 

Brixton Jamm Summer Schedule 

MAY 

Shut The Front Door: 

Sat 21st May // 10:00pm – 5:00am 

Lindstrom (Live), Hammer (Fee

l My Bicep) Ron Basejam (Crazy P) 

Garage Juice: 

Artful Dodger, Oxide & Neutrino, DJ Luck & MC Neat + Guests 

Friday 27th May // 10pm-5am 

Jungle Splash: 

Sat 28th May // 10:00pm – 6:00am 

Uncle Dugs, Nicky Blackmarket, Kenny Ken 

Channel One’s Bank Holiday BBQ 

Sunday 29th May // 2pm – 9:30pm 

Channel One, Earl GatesheadIndica Dubs, Earl 16 

GALA Fete - Afterparty 

Sun 29th May // 10:30pm – 4:00am 

Tornado Wallace, RaykoLustgarten (James & Chris) 

JUNE 

Good Life London: Summer of Love 

Friday 3rd June // 8pm – 4am 

Felix B (Basement Jaxx), Maxi Jazz (Faithless) 

Jasper James’ Brixton Takeover - Daytime Session 

Saturday 4th June // 1pm – 6pm 

Jasper James + More TBA 

The Brixton Carnival 2016 

Saturday 4th June // 6pm – 4am 

Heartless Crew (Mighty Moe & Fonti), Southside Harmonics Steel Orchestra, Kings Hi-Fi 

Shut The Front Door & Jamm: Mayer Hawthorne 

Wednesday 8th June // 7pm-11pm 

Mayer Hawthorne - DJ Set 

Triple Cooked: 80’s Paradise 

Friday 17th June // 10pm-3am 

Jamie Thomson, Dan Hills + More

Tuckshop Presents Soundwave Festival Launch Party 

Saturday 18th June // 5pm – 4am 

K15, Werkha (Dj Set), Dj Gilla, South London Samba 

Garage Sessions 

Saturday 25th June // 2pm – 5am 

DJ Luck & MC Neat, Artful Dodger, Oxide & Neutrino 

JULY 

Future Funk Airlines 

Friday 1st July // 7pm – 5am 

Hackney Colliery Band, John Morales 

So Fresh So Clean Presents: 

The Origins Soundwave Festival Launch Party 

Saturday 2nd July // 5pm – 4am 

Acts TBA 

We Are Balearic 

Friday 8th July // 9pm – 6am 

Justin Robertson 

Channel One Day Party 

Saturday 9th July, Tba 

Channel One Sound System, Earl Gateshead, Earl 16 

Rumpus Vol 33: Summer Bash 

Saturday 9th July // 10pm – 6am 

Skillz, The Filthy SpectaculaTankus The HengeBarbarella’s Bang Bang, Brother Bear, Elite Force 

Shut The Front Door: Day & Night 

Saturday 23rd July // 5pm – 5am 

Tiger & Woods, The Revenge, Dr Packer + Special Guests Tba 

Brick City Funk 

Saturday 30th July // 5pm – 5am 

Riot Jazz + Special Guests Tba 

Brixton Jamm - Venue 

Brixton Jamm, 261 Brixton Road, Brixton, SW9 6LH, UK 

More Info / Tickets: http://www.brixtonjamm.org/ 

0734 8820 102847   

  




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