4-8 Acklam Road, Portobello, London, W10 5TY
Early Bird: £20, Standard: £30
12:00 to 01:30
Sun 30th Apr
Tue 2nd May
Portobello Live! Presents a City Festival of Music, Cabaret, Spoken Word and Performance Art
Various Venues, Notting Hill, 30 April -1 May 2017
It's back! For the third year running, Portobello Live! Returns to West London with its winning formula of music, cabaret, spoken word and performance art, in association with world famous London labels Wall of Sound Records and Rough Trade.
This May Day bank holiday, the finest in new music and performance will clash with rock royalty and the finest record-spinners for a community jamboree like no other in London; a celebration of diversity, local heritage and culture, spanning the length of London's iconic Portobello Road.
First headliners to be announced are legendary punk performance poet John Cooper Clarke, Glen Matlock (Sex Pistols), The Egg, Don Letts, Rusty Egan and DJ Noel Watson and many more TBA!
The influential 'Blatantly Blunt' organisation will showcase UK and international hip-hop and grime talent from as far as Zimbabwe and Canada. Headliners include Micall Parknsun, Taz, and Potent Whisper the activist, spoken word and grime artist. The event will also feature a live graffiti jam!
As a Community Interest Charity (CIC), Portobello Live! also represents the local community. The 'It's Behind You' exhibition looks back over 25 years of the iconic Portobello Panto, neighbourhood music academy 'The Rhythm Studio' will hold drumming sessions, and beautiful harmonies from the Portobello Live! Choir will open the festival.
Early bird tickets are just £20! One affordable wristband allows entry to all acts and venues over two days - available from www.musicglue.com/portobello-live and Rough Trade, 130 Talbot Road W11. Under 16s go free! Photo ID may be required for entry to some venues.
All venues are in short walking distance of one another and include Acklam Village, the Cow, Mau Mau, Rough Trade, Westbank, Rum Kitchen, The KPH and Book and Kitchen.
Artists: Glen Matlock, Gaz Mayall, Femi Fem, The Members, Dj Noel Watson, Ben VP (Curiosity Killed The Cat), Rusty Egan, Micall Parknsun, Taz, Potent, Portobello Live! Choir