Mad Professor and The Ariwa Posse

24th Feb 2024 , 7:00pm - Fairfield Halls The Recreational, Park Lane, Croydon, CR0 1JD

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Mad Professor and Ariwa label mates join forces in a live extravaganza

One of the leading producers in dub reggae’s second generation, Mad Professor, is to host a one-off celebratory music showcase on Saturday 24 February. Experience an life-spanning art exhibition calling attention to his storied career.

The show will demonstrate Mad Professor’s unique live dub mixing prowess as well as invite resident artists of his label Ariwa Sounds to the stage.


  • Mad Professor
  • Channel One Soundsystem
  • Sandra Cross and choir
  • Abel Miller
  • Askala Selassie
  • I Jah
  • Support: The Robotics

Cost: £15 General Sale Book here

Celebrating Croydon as London’s Borough of Culture, gig-goers will also have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a mini exhibition chronicling the rich career of the reggae maestro and Ariwa Sounds through original artwork and cover art illustrations over the decades. Displaying many of the artist’s iconic series’, from Dub Me Crazy to Black Liberation, the exhibition will be a journeyed illustration of Mad Professor’s ever-evolving approach to the dub, lovers rock and roots reggae genres.

One of the UK’s best known and most loved sound systems, Channel One will also turn out to play their signature selection of conscious reggae, exclusive dubplates and uplifting steppas.

Commenting on the upcoming live show, Mad Professor said:

“I am so honoured to be representing Croydon as London’s Borough of Culture with this show. Let’s dub! ”

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