24 Jan 2020

Bristol

The UK’s biggest celebration of hip hop, beats and bass. All night at Motion Bristol. GENERAL RELEASE TICKETS ONSALE 11 AM NEXT TUESDAY HERE!

The UKʼs premier one day Hip-Hop, Beats and Bass festival returns in January 2020.Upgrading from a London all day festival to 2 weekends across London, Bristol & Manchester in Jan 2020.Gathering the best artists from the underground culture, Beat Horizon offers you a carefully curated blend of some of the world’s finest music including a wide variety of genres such as Hip-Hop, Dubstep, Reggae and Drum ‘n’ Bass and more. The festival features acts like Talib Kweli the vanguard for deep-thinking conscious rap, legendary Goldie and his muscular Funk and Soulful pulses, MC Dynamite, South London Dubstep icon Mala as well as Drum ‘n’ Bass pioneers Roni Size and LTJ Bukem. This cultural collision of hip hop, dub and drum ‘n’ bass includes Wu-Tang Clan’s GZA, Sampa The Great, Lowqui, The Insiders, Jeru The Damaja, Bristol Dub Club, DJ Cheeba, Lion Pulse Soundsystem, Swindle and many more to be announced.

Line Up 2020

Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli

Talib Kweli

After nearly 20 years of releasing mesmerizing music, Talib Kweli stands as one of the world’s most talented and most accomplished Hip Hop artists. Whether working with Mos Def as one-half of Black Star, partnering with producer Hi-Tek for Reflection Eternal, releasing landmark solo material or collaborating with Kanye West, Pharrell Williams, Just Blaze, J Dilla, or Madlib, Kweli commands attention by delivering top-tier lyricism, crafting captivating stories and showing the ability to rhyme over virtually any type of instrumental.

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goldie

goldie

goldie

A true pioneer of the jungle & DnB scenes, Goldie co-founded the genre-defining label Metalheadz. Unlike some of the more anonymous electronic artists of the time, Goldie has always cultivated a strong personality, combining roots in hiphop and graffiti culture with funk, jazz influences.

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Roni Size

Roni Size

Roni Size

One of electronic music’s most respected auteurs: the Belfast-born, Cologne-based man best known as Calibre sports double decade stripes. His body of work weighs deep with 16 albums and well over 100 12”s, most of which are at home on his own Signature imprint but can also be found on labels such as The Nothing Special, Deep Medi, Soul:r and Digital Soundboy.

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Sampa The Great

Sampa The Great

Sampa The Great

Sampa the Great (Sampa Tembo) is a poet and singer-songwriter. Expressing herself through music, poetry and visual art, Sampa captures listeners with thought provoking words, while encouraging people to enjoy the simplicity of creativity.

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GZA (Wu Tang)

GZA (Wu Tang)

GZA (Wu Tang)

Founding member of THE hip-hop group, Wu-Tang Clan, GZA’s influence on hip-hop has been immeasurable. After the group, his solo projects have been just as prominent, including his first solo album Liquid Swords, frequently charting within the top 10 on Billboard.

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LTJ Bukem

LTJ Bukem

LTJ Bukem

Well-known Drum’n’bass producer, DJ, and head of the Good Looking Organisation of labels and artists. Widely acknowledged to be one of the leading figures in the genre of atmospheric or intelligent jungle. Born in London in 1967, he started out playing house in the late 80’s and early 90’s before setting up his Good Looking Records label and releasing seminal jungle tracks like “Demon’s Theme” and “Music”, as well as the popular Logical Progression series of compilations. Still producing and touring the world today.

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Mala

Mala

Mala

Mala is a producer, DJ, label owner and visionary best known for his contributions to the scene known as dubstep. But to people who have been touched by his music or moved by his DJing, he holds deeper place in their hearts. Through certain frequencies, his music carries a message that fundamentally connects people.

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Swindle (Live)

Swindle (Live)

Swindle (Live)

Swindle is a dubstep/grime/UK Funky producer from the UK, he has released on several labels such as Deep Medi Musik and Planet Mu, his most successful song so far has been Do The Jazz.

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Jeru the Damaja

Jeru the Damaja

Jeru the Damaja

Kendrick Jeru Davis, known as Jeru the Damaja (born February 14, 1972 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American rapper best known for his 1994 debut album, The Sun Rises in the East, ranked as one of the 100 greatest hip-hop albums of all time by the editors of About.com.

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Bristol Dub Club

Bristol Dub Club

Bristol Dub Club

Bristol Dub Club is a home-grown roots/dubwise sound system night welcoming not only big names, but also some of the most exciting underground talent.
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The Insiders

The Insiders

The Insiders

Ben Payne and Joe Wills aka The Insiders have released music on some of the most pretigious labels in the drum & bass scene over the past decade. Tracks have appeared on Renegade Recordings, Metalheadz, Creative Source, 31 Records, Defunked, Nu Directions, Integral, Frontline and Good Looking (as Catch 22) amongst many others.

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LionPulse Sound

LionPulse Sound

LionPulse Sound

Ambassadors and flingers of dubplates from Trinity Music London, home to Unit 137 Soundsystem.

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DJ Cheeba

DJ Cheeba

DJ Cheeba

DJ Cheeba is hailed as one of the most progressive audio visual artists around today and has found an audience world wide with his unique style of turntablism and video manipulation.

Cheeba has produced a variety of celebrated projects including video mixes, movie re-scores, adverts, documentaries and commissioned projects for everyone from Led Zeppelin to Aardman as well as the eclectic mixtapes that he’s best know for and have topped iTunes download charts.

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Lowqui

Lowqui

Lowqui

The complete MC, LowQui is a genuine host, lyricist, and audience entertainer. Regarded by many as a true DJ’s MC, his ability to read crowds, compliment mix structures, and facilitate the transfer of energy between DJ and audience is second to none.

Now deep into his second decade as an MC, LowQui has continuously worked on a global scale as MC of choice for the best. The Metalheadz family, Goldie, S.P.Y, Andy C, DJ Marky, Black Sun Empire, Skream, Benga, Storm, the list goes on.

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MC Dynamite

MC Dynamite

MC Dynamite

Dynamite MC, (born & Dominic Smith, 7 October) grew up around the world , Germany, Ireland, Brazil , Gloucester , Bristol and now London. He originally gained prominence in jungle/drum and bass, working with Roni Size and Reprazent, but has also released hip hop and breaks and garage material.

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Faq

Where do I get my tickets?

Signup using the email or messenger signups above to get access to cheaper presale tickets. Will be sending out the link on Thursday the 26th of September at 11am

I'm under 18, can I get to the festival?

Unfortunately, you won't be allowed to get in if you are under 18, you will also be asked to prove your ID at the entrance of the festival.

How do I access the festival?

Parking designated for disabled patrons is available in the front, official car park (Hyde Road side of the building), issued on a first come, first served basis. Open one hour before doors (occasionally earlier for Meet & Greet packages). Additional general car parking is available on the opposite side of the building. All official car parks are priced at £7.00, cash only.

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