Funk the Borders Valentine’s All-Nighter & Reel Rebels Radio Birthday Celebrations

In honour of the upcoming Funk the Borders fest, Friday 12th February at The Laundry, Hackney E8, Wild Dial Radio spin some of the amazing artists performing on the night. The event is a 100% Refugee Benefit with funds raised being split four ways -, Calais Refugee Community Kitchen,  Mark ODochety’s great work in Lesbos and From Syria with Love. So tune into Collin Chase and Pete Dublo’s Funk the Borders playlist which features Ruby Throat, My Bad Sister, Juha, Icykal, MUTANTA, Barbarella’s Bang Bang, Dohnut, Clapper Priest, The Membranes, the Caesarians, Jace Thompson and many more…

It’s a busy old weekend – on Sunday 14th February Reel Rebels Radio will celebrate our 6th birthday and St. Valentines Day with the live listening of the radio version of Emilia Teglia’s play #haters(#welcome2hackney), live music and djs. Tune in or, if you’re reel rebel family, come down to to the studio and listen in person to the Greek-style tragedy “where a hipster and a rude bwoy from the Clapton ends find their destinies inextricably fated…” The radio play will be followed by a Q&A with the writer and composer where we tackle themes like”Regeneration vs Gentrification” and question whether the influx of money into the area benefits the people who have always lived here. There’s live music from E-Cog Zero , Rhymestein and John Willoughby. There’ll be a load of rebel djs playing throughout the day and evening so please do join us – either on air or in the studio – for Hackney culture and a boogie!