December 2017


Rock Against Racism: Hope not Hate

Theatr Bryn Terfel, Pontio
Saturday 16 December 2017, 19:00–23:00

Rhys Mwyn and Pontio presents

Rock Against Racism: Hope not Hate

Saturday, 16 December
From 7pm
Theatr Bryn Terfel

DJ set: Dennis Bovell
Welsh Rebel Dub
Dafydd Iwan
Banda Bacana
DJ Fflyffilyfbybl

Join us for a special gig to celebrate music of all kinds. Headliner is reggae maestro Dennis Bovell. He is renowned as an an accomplished multiinstrumentalist (playing guitar, bass and keyboards), sound engineer, composer, band leader and producer and continues to lead the UK scene with innovative and adventurous music.

He has collaborated with too many to mention, but amongst them I Roy, Steel Pulse and Errol Dunkley, Johnny Clarke, The Slits, Chalice, The Thompson Twins and Bananarama as well as re-mixing albums for the great Marvin Gaye, Wet Wet Wet and The Boomtown Rats. Other great artists that Bovell has worked with include Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Alpha Blondy, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Edwyn Collins and Pablo Moses.

Dafydd Iwan will present the evening and Welsh Rebel Dub will open. Also joining us an night will be the fantastic live band Banda Bacana who are guaranteed to get any floor stomping with their funk, latin, reggae and afro-latin beats.