Babilondon / CDO & Joseph Lalibela / The Sultan / Mango Park + - 07th Oct 2017 / 20:00 @ The Jam Jar Bristol

Fruit Palace End of Summer Jam


High octane urban roots reggae from BABILONDON. World roots dub collective CULTURE DUB ORCHESTRA featuring sound system don JOSEPH LALIBELA. Holding down the 1s and 2s are THE SULTAN mixing party flexed funky/dancehall/DnB and MANGO PARK dropping bass from Bahia to Bristol.

Decor by SKIMI & Live Art by NICK BETHELL.

At The Jam Jar aka Old Malt House, BS2 9EB.


BABILONDON an international band renowned for their high octane performances and urban roots reggae sound. Founded by Zack Woolfson, BABILONDON combine the hot summer vibes of his native Portugal with the raw energy and reality of big city life.

Since 2011, BABILONDON have played established festivals including Boomtown, Secret Garden, Shambala and shared stages with heavyweights including John Holt, The Skints and Tippa Irie.

With dub at the core, a heavy roots drum and bass section is coloured by a variety of instruments and sounds, adding eastern flavours. Guitar and keys deliver the essential reggae off-beat with a large palette of delays and effects. While an array of live percussion from tabla to djembe bring it all together taking you on a spiritual nomadic journey.

Featuring sound system don JOSEPH LALIBELA who has recorded and performed with foundation UK sound systems including King Earthquake, Scientist, Maasai Warrior and Jah Tubby.


Sound system and party vibes are in their fullest when THE SULTAN is on the 1s and 2s. Mixing party flexed reggae / dancehall / funky / garage / grime & DnB, THE SULTAN has turned heads and ears in his hometown of Bristol, as well as holding residencies in Manchester and London. Also putting out a slew of lively UK club & dancehall refixes, his skills as a DJ have earned him a place in the finals of the British Student DJ Champs, the final of the Outlook Festival mix competition and airtime on Radio 1Xtra & Kiss FM as well as a b2b set with DnB legend Roni Size.

MANGO PARK has been bringing his high energy and infectious blend of global underground dance music to club and festival audiences around the UK, Europe and Brazil.

Primarily combining African, South American and Caribbean rhythms with European and UK electronic bass sounds, his sets have been known to encompass everything from soukouss to baile funk via soca, kuduro, dancehall, footwork, cumbia and grime. He’s shared stages with artists such as Débruit, Tinariwen, Cuban Brothers, The Busy Twist, Fatima, Dele Sosimi, Alex Nut, Romare and Afriquoi. His forward-thinking and crowd-rocking sets are sure to keep you guessing and guaranteed to make you move.

►Decor: SKIMI◄



✪ Entry:
Music starts at 8pm.
£5/£8 Adv. £10 OTD
Entry only w/valid ID.

✪ Venue Details:
The Jam Jar aka Old Malt House, 4a Little Ann Street, Bristol, BS2 9EB

✪ "Fruit Palace is a dope, colourful explosion of a night with only good vibes and lush people." - Dizraeli

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