feat. BADBADNOTGOOD, En Vogue, Eve, Thee Sacred Souls, Ama Lou, Jalen Ngonda, The Cavemen., Mansur Brown, Gilles Peterson, Romare (Live), Dennis Bovell, Channel One, Jitwam and more
Cross The Tracks 2024
Sunday 26th May, 2024
Brockwell Park, London
An unmissable celebration of music, culture and community, Cross The Tracks will return to Brockwell Park, Londonon 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 Soulsare 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.
Each year Cross The Tracks welcomes genuine music lovers who make for a friendly and free-spirited atmosphere. Everyone is welcome from the learned older muses to the eager newcomers, with 50+ food and drink traders all carefully curated to keep you well fuelled as you cut loose at the bespoke musical stages amongst next level decor and high class production, against the expansive greenery of Brockwell Park.
Since its inception, Cross The Tracks has ensured a 50/50 mix of genders on its line-ups, helping cement the festival as a diverse platform for emerging and homegrown artists alongside international talent, with previous guests including the likes of Ezra Collective, NxWorries (Anderson .Paak & Knxwledge), Jordan Rakei, Greentea Peng, Seun Kuti, Nubya Garcia, The Cinematic Orchestra, Roy Ayres, Sampa the Great, Oscar Jerome, Khruangbin, Kelis, Patrice Rushen, Yazmin Lacey, Alfa Mist, Masego, Chaka Khan, Children of Zeus, Charlotte Dos Santos, Yussef Dayes, Annahstasia, BINA, Akemi Fox, Tara Lily and more. This always sold out event offers a festival experience with a line-up unmatched anywhere in the UK. Get your tickets for the 5th anniversary now, for what promises to be the best edition yet.
Thee Sacred Souls
Emma-Jean Thackray (DJ)
Ella Knight (DJ)
15yrs of Eglo Records
Handson Family’s Heritage Stage feat. Mr Thing, The Shejay, Vanessa Freeman, LyricL, Exhibit69 with special guests DJ Flight, Charlie Dark, Terri Walker & Abi Clarke