Scientists announce the world’s best 2016 festival

April Low Res

Hainault Forest Country Park,

Fox Burrow Road, Chigwell, London IG7 4QN

2nd – 4TH SEPTEMBER 2016, ANNOUNCING FINAL 2016 HEADLINERS

JUNIOR REID, BIG YOUTH, HALF PINT, KABAKA PYRAMID, JAH9, Joining Lee ‘Scratch Perry” and Max Romeo and a packed weekend of 100’s international heavyweights,

JUNIOR REID. Unstoppable force in Reggae and Hip Hop scene on both sides of the Atlantic, will take to the stage to co-headline an evening of heavy bass lines and reggae anthems.

Catalysts for an entire generation and genre, DJ kingpin BIG YOUTH have sound tracked the history of reggae and won fans around the globe. His catalogue of unmistakable anthems laid the blueprint for a genre of his own, standing the Reggae Star as one of the most influential acts of the 21st century.

Dan Wiltshire, commented: “This year really is a big one for One Love Festival. Seven headliners across three days – it’s a first for us and the UK Reggae scene. I’m always looking to give One Love Festival fans something new and this year isn’t going to disappoint.  The mighty Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Junior Reid, Big Youth, Half Pint, Kabaka Pyramid and Jah9 are going to be incredible.”  They join an unparalleled line up of headliners for One Love Festival 2016, With 7 Headliners over 3 Days, On top of these sensational headliners, a raft of new names have been confirmed to appear across the weekend.

The New School Roots Revolution Kabaka Pyramid and Jah9 have taken the world by storm over the past 3 years, with critically-acclaimed studio albums and captivating live presence.

Including the unprecedented 7 Headliners Over 3 Days is Lee ‘Scratch” Perry, Max Romeo, The Congos and today’s announcement of Junior Reid,  Big Youth,  Half Pint, and new school roots revolution Kabaka Pyramid and Jah9 previously announced acts including Reggae kings The Gladiators, dance supremo Gaudi, UK 45’s chart hero Macka B, Brinsley ‘Aswad’ Forde,  Dub collective Mad Professor, King Addis Sound, Natty, Sister Nancy, Ikong and many, many more! Unmissable and unmistakable,  One Love Festival 2016 stands as the line up of the summer.

ANNOUNCED TODAY:  Junior Reid (co-headline) (UK Festival Exclusive)  Half Pint (co-headline) (UK Festival Exclusive)  Big Youth (UK Festival Exclusive) The Congos (UK Festival Exclusive) The Gladiators (UK Festival Exclusive) The Reggae Choir (UK Festival Exclusive) Battle of The Dubplates  (UK Festival Exclusive) Dennis Bovell and Roger Robinson (UK Festival Exclusive) Saxon Sound Marquee (UK Festival Exclusive)

TICKET INFORMATION Tickets are on sale now. Weekend tickets are £140 + £6 booking fee = £146 total Day tickets are £47.50 + £6 booking fee

dub-plates-2016Each year the event searches for a new Champion Sound with battling sound systems drawn from the Foundation Sound Systems that started in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s for their annual Sound Clash. This year the Sound System legends coming together in one arena are Sir Coxsone International, Java Nuclear Power, Stereophonic Sound, Qualitex Sound, Lord Gelly’s Sound System, Love Express, Mackabee Studio International, and GI Roadshow.

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