introducing The DUB PISTOLS

Strap yourself in for arguably the world’s best live dub and big beat bands the Dub Pistols led by the irrepressible ecelctic DJ Barry Ashworth!

Booked every year for New Zealand's Splore festival since 2013, barry first appeared as a DJ,  then upgraded to his soundsytem DJ/MC set up. Now for the first time ever the  full 7 piece live band will make an antipodean appearance on weekend of Feb 23-24 2019

Latest album ‘Crazy Diamonds’ is a full-on dub-quaking extravaganza, built for big fields and summer sound systems. It also happens to feature some of the biggest names in the game including Dancehall dons Beenie Man and Cutty Ranks, reggae singer Earl Sixteen,  

Pronounced “Best Live Band” by DJ Magazine and  “Best Live Act” by Breakspoll and BMA, with a super tight riotous mix of dub, drum & bass, hip hop, punk & ska. They are often joined onstage by the like of the Specials (whom they helped reform) & their bass driven sound has become a firm crowd favourites at some of the biggest festivals in Europe including Glastonbury & EXIT 


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supporting shows are sought in FEB/MARCH 2019 for full band / soundsystem & DJ shows
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