Kingston Club X-MAS SPECIAL 2015 @ Gaskessel, Bern

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Kingston Club X-MAS SPECIAL 2015 @ Gaskessel, Bern

on Friday, 25th December 2015 we welcome you all to celebrate the X-Mas Special 2015 with us at the “Kingston Club”. Make sure you find your way to the Gaskessel to party with Berne’s finest – Soul Rebel Sound and King Size Sound!   SOUL REBEL SOUND are no strangers when it comes to the “Kingston Club” as they were already part of the Kingston Club on February 27th 2015, when we presented LUKIE D & SUPERSONIC. This time you can be assured to hear more of the Rebel’s vibe as Puppah Struggler and Selector KS are sharing the stage with us for the whole night!   If you are already eager to hear Soul Rebel Sound you may check out their “Chocolate from Kingston Radiostation” or visit their 10 year anniversary dance on Friday, 18th December 2015 feat. CALI P, CLAY & GANJAFORCE at the ISC-Club in Bern. We can’t await to celebrate X-Mas with you all – make sure you find your way to the Gaskessel, Bern!   Doors open – 11.00 pm Doors closed – late in the morning Entry at the Door costs -CHF 15.00 ==>> Buy your ticket in advance!! Location ==>> Gaskessel, Bern Add the Event to your Facebook-Agenda!   Kingston Club X-MAS SPECIAL 2015! feat. SOUL REBEL & KING SIZE SOUND       It's only fair to...

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POW POW MOVEMENT @ Gaskessel, Bern – 17.10.2015

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POW POW MOVEMENT @ Gaskessel, Bern – 17.10.2015

on Saturday, October 17, 2015 we welcome Ingo & Devon from the mighty Pow Pow Movement at the “Kingston Club”! Make sure you find your way to the Gaskessel in Bern/Switzerland to enjoy a night full of Reggae & Dancehall vibes!   Pow Pow Movement got founded in 1990 and are well known for the longest running reggae & dancehall regular in Europe – since 1995 they are keeping their „Pow Pow‘s Friday“ each and every friday night at the Petit Prince in Cologne/Germany.   The Crew with Ingo, Devon, Mr. Braun & Junior Carl is well known for their musical versatility, representing reggae & dancehall in different ways all to the liking of their worldwide followers. Wheather you attend their weekly event in Cologone, or you catch them live at Summerjam in front of 1‘000’s of spectators, Pow Pow is always entertaining, always giving you the full hundred! Be there when Ingo & Devon are unleashing the party beast and are teasing the crowd with their vibes at the Kingston Club!! Check out a Video with Pow Pow Movement live at Summerjam – click here!   The “Kingston Club” at the Gaskessel, Bern is not only the place to showcase big and huge soundsystems or artists from foreign, the Kingston Club is also the place to discover some of the finest sounds, selectors & artists Switzerland has to offer.   This time we added Biomassa Sound  from the sunny Ticino to the line up – Chris Natural, Sonny, Byuhza & Clean Energy founded their sound in 2010 and are going to show us their overstanding of Jamaican Vibrations! If you are not to keen with Biomassa Sound we consider you to listen to one of their mixtapes on Soundcloud.com and get familiar with “the Massah”. We surely get to hear an up to date selection and some heavy Dubplates from the Biomassa Soundkiller Box,  as they are also known as a clash-sound!     Pow Pow Movement, Biomassa & King Size Sound = musical niceness guaranteed!   Ps…. Get your ticket in advance!! PPs..add the event to your Facebook-Agenda!   It's only fair to...

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DAVID RODIGAN @ Gaskessel, Bern – 18.09.2015

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DAVID RODIGAN @ Gaskessel, Bern – 18.09.2015

on Friday, September 18, 2015 we welcome the legendary Sir David Rodigan at the “Kingston Club”! Make sure you find your way to the Gaskessel in Bern/Switzerland to enjoy a night full of Reggae & Dancehall vibes! We were all counting the days for his return since David Rodigan’s last appearance in Bern/Switzerland, which is dating back to October 16, 2010. It took a while to find the right date in his extensive touring agenda – no wonder, considering the long lasting reggae DJ career of David „Ram Jam“ Rodigan and the huge demand for him. Since more then 35 years Sir David Rodigan is teasing Reggae & Dancehall fans worldwide with his musical selections, famous & historical dubplates, speeches and antics. In the early 60’s he discovered Ska while still beeing a schoolboy and it took him down the right lane, helping him to delevop an unsinkable passion for reggae music and Jamaica. Rodigan is into reggae & dancehall music for a long long time, for his radio shows he interviewed and met all famous artists from the 70’s up to this day – even the late ones like Bob Marley, Dennis Brown and Garnett Silk got interviewed by him. These experiences and all the other thousands of „untold stories“ made David became a living encyclopaedia of Jamaica’s musical history. David Rodigan will please the crowd in Bern with a mixture of new reggae & dancehall music, re-styled tunes from the past, old pearls and a of course a lot of entertainment!! We are happy to welcome the dancehall’s living legend at the „Kingston Club“ in Bern/Switzerland. As you can imagine the line up is not completed as of yet – we also invited Basel’s #1 dancehall entertainers „Claasilisque Sound“ with Scolou, Easy Yves & Dominik to join us at the „Kingston Club“. Classilisque Sound got founded in 2004 and are known as crowd pleasers and originators of the longest running reggae & dancehall party in Switzerland – the „Irie Monday“!! Since 2008 „Irie Monday“ is taking place every monday and quickly became a solid home base for reggae & dancehall lovers in Switzerland’s north. On Weekend’s you can usely catch them at the Kaserne, Basel where they are co-hosts of the „Full Attention“ Event series. DAVID RODIGAN, CLAASILISQUE & KING SIZE SOUND – NICENESS GUARANTEED! ps….by the way, the pre-sale is running make sure you get your tickets in time!! pps…add the event to your Facebook-Agenda! pps…check the video of David Rodigan’s appearence at the “Kingston Club” @ the Gaskessel, Bern / Switzerland         It's only fair to...

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Lakesplash – Reggae Festival, Twann – Switzerland / 3rd & 4th July 2015

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Lakesplash – Reggae Festival, Twann – Switzerland / 3rd & 4th July 2015

The 2015 edition marks the 17th staging of the Lakesplash – Reggae Festival in Twann/Switzerland and takes place on Friday, 3rd & Saturday, 4th July. It features a nice line up with reggae artists and soundsystems from Jamaica, UK, Germany & Switzerland.   On Friday night it will be all about the uprising artists EXCO LEVI & CLAY, both backed on stage by the swiss reggae band DUBBY CONQUERORS. The jamaican born CLAY is an upcoming new artist, presenting himself for the 2nd time in Switzerland, whilst EXCO LEVI is already an established artist and recently released the well received album „Country Man“. The festival however starts in the late afternoon with a gig of KALLES KAVIAR – since 1996 the swiss band is on the road and they are well known fort their rocksteady & ska influenced reggae sound. The entertainment on Friday will be rounded up by the reggae & dancehall soundsystems SILLY WALKS DISCOTHEQUE, DJ PEAK & WILLI COPTA and ROOTS ROCKA TRIBE SOUND – they are going to entertain you before & after the concerts and making sure to keep you in the right vibe! Saturday Night will be all about the PROTOJE & JESSE ROYAL – the two artists are counted as cornerstones of the so-called „Reggae Revival“ and can already claim a slew of hits under their belts. PROTOJE & the Indiggnation band are the headliners of this year’s Lakesplash-Edition and will make sure to rock you all with their hitsongs like „Kingston be Wise“, “Styling“, „Who Knows“, „Rasta Love“ and many more  . Be prepared for a wicked live concert with great tunes and vibes. JESSE ROYAL will make sure to burn a serious fire and to bun out the „Modern Day Judas“ in us and afterwards „Finally“ finds the time to praise & smoke the herbs. Jesse Royal’s career had been kickstarted in 2014  with the Major Lazer release of the artist-mixtape „ROYALLY SPEAKING“ – it’s worth a listen! Saturday afternoon belongs to IWACU & SCHWELLHEIM, two reggae bands from Switzerland. IWACU is known for a mixture of Reggae & African vibes, mostly in a reggae dub style, whilst SCHWELLHEIM will show off a good mixture of Reggae/Ska/Funky Beats & Grooves – some say that Schwellheim is the swiss version of Seeed, as they are bringing a whole lot of vibes and different influences onto the stage. The before and after concert entertainment on Saturday will be guaranteed by ZHION SOUND, ROOTS ROCKA TRIBE SOUND & KING SIZE SOUND. For King Size Sound it will be the long awaited 2nd appearence at the Lakesplash – Reggae Festival, the 1st time we played in Twann was on August 12th, 2000. We are also looking forward to close the night and festival on Sunday morning!     It's only fair to...

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CHILL SPOT – Reggae & Dancehall @ Gaskessel, Bern – 09.05.2015

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CHILL SPOT – Reggae & Dancehall @ Gaskessel, Bern – 09.05.2015

Join us at the „CHILL SPOT“ on Saturday, May 9th 2015 at the Gaskessel in Bern/Switzerland and party together with BOOMSOUND, MISTA SANCHEZ, BLAZING LION & KING SIZE SOUND!   Put on your dancing shoes….and get in the dance from early out to fulljoy a night filled with reggae & dancehall vibes. These four DJ’s/Soundsystem’s, all of them sharing a huge and lenghty passion for Jamaican Music and it’s vibes, are looking forward to party with us all at the Chill Spot!   BOOMSOUND INTERNATIONAL with Puppa Al, MC Kalu & Crew from Fribourg MISTA SANCHEZ & BLAZING LION   …and WE!                   This is going to be a crazy night and we all will be enjoying lots of different tunes from our favourite reggae and dancehall artists – the doors will be open from 10pm onwards, the entry is cheap and you are all allowed to buy out the bar!!    PS…add the event to your Facebook-Agenda! PPs….the next „Kingston Club“ edition shall take place in September 2015 – stay tuned!     It's only fair to...

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JUGGLERZ – Shotta Paul & Meska @ Gaskessel, Bern – 21.03.2015

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JUGGLERZ – Shotta Paul & Meska @ Gaskessel, Bern – 21.03.2015

This Saturday, March 21st, 2015 it will be all about the “Kingston Club” at the Gaskessel in Bern/Switzerland – get yourself ready for a wicked Reggae & Dancehall Night featuring JUGGLERZ, ROOT BLOCK & KING SIZE SOUND! Jugglerz Sound only means one thing….Dancehall Entertainment at it’s best!! DJ Meska and Shotta Paul are known to deliver inspiring stage performances, whether they play on a festival site or in a club setting – a Jugglerz Party always goes beyond all limits! The label “Jugglerz Records” makes the sound: Riddim-Selections with international Number One-Artists such as Beenie Man, Konshens, Romain Virgo or groundwork with label-artiste and German Newcomer of the Year „Miwata“ – Jugglerz Records produces today’s Reggae music. The weekly Jugglerz Radioshow (always on Thursday afternoon) has become the speaking tube and reference for the Reggae and Dancehall-Scene in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Jamaica, Trinidad, Japan, Bermuda, USA, UK: Jugglerz have been there partying – or even winning a Reggae soundclash. DJ Meska’s mixtapes are playing all over the world and as a music journalist Shotta Paul even published a book about Reggae music. As a last honorable mention, a public vote in the German Reggaezine “RIDDIM” brought Jugglerz to the forefront of the German Reggae & Dancehall scene as they got voted “Sound of the Year” for 2014 – a well earned title!   Root Block Soundsystem from Biel/Bienne – they are not only known as soundsystem and entertainers, they are also very well known for organizing dances & concerts at one of Switzerland’s most famous Reggae & Dancehallspot – the “Coupole” in Biel/Bienne. They shared and even organized the stage for many of our beloved artists like T.O.K, Romain Virgo, Anthony B and many more, they also invited a lot of soundsystem & DJ’s to play in Biel/Bienne. Let’s Welcome the crew around Draiwa, Mykal, Lionpaw and Blest in Bern City!   JUGGLERZ, ROOT BLOCK & KING SIZE SOUND = SATISFACTION GUARANTEED!!   ps….by the way, the pre-sale is running and stops on Friday, March 20th, 2015 – grab your ticket now! pps…add the event to your Facebook-Agenda!     It's only fair to...

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LUKIE D (Jamaica) live pon SUPERSONIC SOUND @ Gaskessel, Bern – 27.02.2015

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LUKIE D (Jamaica) live pon SUPERSONIC SOUND @ Gaskessel, Bern – 27.02.2015

  Get ready for wicked Reggae & Dancehall Nightout at the Gaskessel in Bern/Switzerland!! The next “KINGSTON CLUB” edition takes places on Friday, 27th February 2015. This time we invite you to discover LUKIE D from Jamaica and SUPERSONIC SOUND from Berlin/Germany – the local support will be done by SOUL REBEL SOUND & KING SIZE SOUND. LUKIE D is not an unknown Jamaican Dancehall Artists – he is established since his breaktrough in 1993 and can go sing anywhere in Jamaica and creating a havoc amongst the attending people. More over he is part of the famous singers group “L.U.S.T” (together with Thrilla U, Singing Melody & Tony Curtis) with which he is still performing in Yard and abroad. Lukie D’s voice is one of dancehall most remarkable one’s – his high-note singing voice is perfect for the lover’s genre and this is where he made himself a house hold name, as beeing one of Jamaica’s top Loversrock singers. We eagerly await Lukie D’s performance in Bern, knowing that he will bring a unique touch and huge catalog of tunes that he will be performing – await a smooth and soulful soundsystem-show in the original jamaican way! SUPERSONIC SOUND has been started by DJ Panza, who somewhat founded the worldwide known sound around 1998. Soon after he got joined by the MC Spider and since then the two are rocking trough the global dancehalls presenting reggae & dancehall music. Supersonic also took it’s chances to participate in Soundclashes against the scene’s greatest and also won one or the other trophy – one of the huge wins was against Mighty Crown, the leading japanese Reggae & Dancehall Soundsystem. The clashing and partying brought Supersonic to most places on earth where Reggae & Dancehall is played – Europe, Japan, USA, Jamaica – you name then. In the recent years Supersonic also laid their hands on producing & releasing music under their own label “Supersonic Sound”! SOUL REBEL SOUND is a household name in the Reggae & Dancehall Scene in Switzerland’s capital Bern – the “Chocolate from Kingston” Events are held at the ISC, Bern and at the Selig Tanzbar in Chur. Puppah Struggler and Selector KS are not only known for a wicked party-juggling, but also for their music productions released under the label “Soul Rebel Sound” – their latest production featured reggae & dancehall artists from Europe aswell as Jamaica.   LUKIE D, SUPERSONIC SOUND, SOUL REBEL & KING SIZE SOUND = a wicked night is guaranteed!!!!     It's only fair to...

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Pictures from the Randy Valentine & Cookie the Herbalist concert!

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Pictures from the Randy Valentine & Cookie the Herbalist concert!

“…when Jamaica meets Switzerland…” Randy Valentine & Cookie the Herbalist graced the stage in Bern/Switzerland and gave a memorable concert in Bern town – watch the pictures! On Saturday, 24th January 2015 we had the pleasure to host “Randy Valentine & Cookie the Herbalist” for a show at the Gaskessel in Bern/Switzerland – both artists were backed by the wicked band called “Boomrush Backup”!! right after the show you have been graced by a wicked party juggling from Ganjaforce – the everblazing sound from Olten/Switzerland Check some pictures on our website, later on you will also find more pictures on Facebook.com Pictures have been shot by Lo Ri aka Advocyat! It's only fair to...

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RANDY VALENTINE & COOKIE THE HERBALIST – live in concert!!

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RANDY VALENTINE & COOKIE THE HERBALIST – live in concert!!

  It’s definitely time for live Reggae vibrations, cause when the music hits you, you feel no pain!! This coming Saturday, 24th January it will be all about RANDY VALENTINE & COOKIE THE HERBALIST live in concert at the Gaskessel, Bern!!   RANDY VALENTINE’s career has been growing from strength to strength since the release of his successful mixtape “Bring back the love”. Europe’s new Reggae Sensation has been spreading his music all over the continent and the globe, Randy already played a few shows in Switzerland, most notably is the one at the Lakesplash Reggae festival – make sure you travel to Bern to experience Randy live on stage!! Randy’s hit songs like “Treat her Right”, “Lock me up”, “Bring back the love” and “Sound the alarm” amongst others, are crowd pleasers and a good display for Randy’s style and diversity.   COOKIE THE HERBALIST is a household-name in the Swiss Reggae Scene, since he joined the Gideon Soldiers Camp in 2007 his career took off and brought Cookie to the forefront of the Swiss Reggae Scene. Having shared stages with many Jamaican Artists in Switzerland, Europe and Jamaica he already manifested himself as a firm reggae/dancehall artists. Cookie can also look back on a good catalog of Tunes & Albums that we gonna enjoy on his first real concert in Bern.   Randy Valentine & Cookie the Herbalist will be backed on stage by the BOOMRUSH BACKUP from Oldenburg/Germany. Boomrush Backup got created in 2006 and since then they played backing band for a whole heap of German & Jamaican Reggae Acts, touring with them trough Germany and Europe.     ….but this is not everything, to top it off GANJAFORCE SOUND from Olten/Switzerland and KING SIZE SOUND will take care of the early and after show juggling. The two are gonna make sure to put you in the right mood for the concert and to have you partying until the wee hours of the morning!!   what’s left to say??? nothing…..JUST JOIN US FOR A WICKED REGGAE & DANCEHALL NIGHT IN BERN!!!       It's only fair to...

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STONE LOVE in Bern/Switzerland!

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STONE LOVE in Bern/Switzerland!

..Stone Love Sound will play everytime, a sound can’t wait, they are only watching the skies..   Wayne Wonder‘s intro to one of the many notorius Specials/Dubplates, that STONE LOVE MOVEMENT has collected during their 42 years of playing Reggae & Dancehall music in Jamaica, brings the truth on point. While others waited for their turn, Winston “Wee Pow” Powell (Founder) and Rory (legendary Selector) rose Stone Love to the forefront of the Jamaican Music Scene and stood the test of time until today. Everyone in Jamaica knows that it will be the best time to fulljoy themselves when Stone Love chips on their soundsystem and plays for the people, a thing they do since their origination in 1972, from afternoon until sunrise, all over Jamaica and the world. Stone Love has a signature sound, not only in terms of dubplates and specials they can play from their vast collection, but also in terms of the soundquality their soundsystem offers. If you once have the chance to see them live in action on their hometurf in Kingston/Jamaica, then you will know what we are talking about, the bass beats heavy and the vibes are great! “Wee-Pow” and his crew set the trend and many followed…..Stone Love is the household name if it comes down to musical entertainment in Jamaica. Every Artists wants Stone Love to play his tunes/music knowing that it will positively affect his career! No wonder they are now also producing and releasing tunes & records on their own label and keeps influencing the Reggae & Dancehall world. King Size Sound is proud to present you Stone Love in Berne on December 25th 2014 at the Gaskessel for X-Mas… so to speak the crew around Marc & Patric made themselves a huge Christmas Gift with booking Stone Love for their X-MAS SPECIAL – and to top it off for X-Mas, the line up got completed with the addition of MAGIC TUTS SOUND, the vibes machine from Lausanne/Switzerland.   Make sure you find your way to the Gaskessel, Bern on Thursday, 25th December 2014 – STONE LOVE is in town!!!       It's only fair to...

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