Cross The Tracks, a brand new music and food focused event for South London, recently announced their arrival for Sunday 9 June at Brixton’s Brockwell Park for a day of music, food, workshops, talks and more. The event invites a mixture established and upcoming artists representing a hybrid of jazz, soul and funk whilst welcoming over 40 of London’s street food traders, alongside some of the city’s finest craft beer brewers.
Championing a female orientated line-up, Cross The Tracks’ headliner is Chaka Khan, whose career spans over five decades and who recently announced her first album in 12 years, ‘Hello Happiness’.
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas will be performing live, alongside American hip hop come soul duo, OSHUN. Elsewhere, Island Records signing self confessed jazz come rap artist Masego will also head to Brixton.
American rhythm and blues and jazz-funk fusion group The Blackbyrds will be making their way to Brockwell Park whilst Manchester's Children of Zeus will supply their genre-spanning jazz infused hip hop sound. The Comet is Coming will entertain with their sound infusing jazz, electronica, funk and psychedelic rock and expect soulful, jazz and hip-hop driven sounds from Ninja Tune signee Jordan Rakei.
Norman Jay MBE will be performing a rare groove vinyl set, whilst Soul II Soul’s own Jazzie B will also grace the decks playing an ‘80s Africa Centre set as well as Wildheart label founder Ruby Kwasiba Savage and Stamp the Wax co-founder Aaron L.
Cross The Tracks will host over 40 of London’s street food traders alongside talks, panels, workshops and an independent creative market including a record fair and local art traders.
Set in South London’s Brockwell Park, Herne Hill and Brixton stations are situated nearby.