When: 2000 – 2008
Where: Pearson Park
Between 2000 and 2008 Rich and Lou Duffy-Howard, together with David Okwesia (aka DJ Redlocz), organised the annual Grassroots free festival – 5 stages of live and original music. Over the years dozens of world, folk, roots and hip hop acts appeared at the festival including Koshka, The Mad Professor, Celtarabia, Kava Kava, La Cedille, Oojami, Max Pashm, Sam Pirt, Jim Eldon, Nick Harper, Skinnyman, OK Original Killer, the Pied Piper Crew and lots more…
There’s more on Grassroots festival (including a great animated retrospective) over on the Loudhailer website here.