The Pad Presents…
GOLDIE + Medic MC
Friday 10th September – Bedford Esquires Main Stage
We are very pleased to announce that a true pioneer and legend of Drum & Bass, Goldie will headline our main stage in September. This is Goldie’s first appearance in Bedford for 15 years, last playing at The Pad in 2006 as part of the Pirate Sessions parties.
“In my music,” says Goldie, “is everything I’ve learned, everyone I’ve met, everything I’ve experienced.” And it’s been an incredible trip. The maverick innovator – who rewrote the future of the jungle scene with landmark releases that still sound like they were kidnapped from tomorrow – has a unique story to tell. From children’s homes in the West Midlands through stints in New York and Miami as one of the UK’s most celebrated exponents of graffiti art to rubbing shoulders with a exceptional list of musical collaborators including David Bowie, Noel Gallagher and KRS-One, Goldie has defiantly, definitively, done it his own way.
“I’m an alchemist,” he likes to insist. “I practice the dark arts of messing with the form of something solid.”
Goldie’s own label, Metalheadz helped to define drum‘n’bass as a distinct musical format. His album ‘Timeless’ was a masterpiece – of production, of songwriting, of sonic perfection and breakbeat futurism. Even today, it still sounds as astonishingly new and inspired as it did back in 1995. His set at Esquires will span a career that has been almost untouchable in the last 25 or so years.
Tickets are £15 adv (+BF), available from Seetickets on the link >>
Any remaining tickets will be £20 on the door.
This event is strictly over 18’s only
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