Ex-Clash man for Love Music Hate Racism Carnival
The God, The Bad and The Queen will perform
16 April 2008
The free event, which marks the 30th anniversary of the original anti-racism concert, will take place at Victoria
Park, Hackney, London on 27 April.
Simonon, who played in 1978 with The Clash, will return with his latest super-group with includes Blur’s Damon Albarn, The Verve’s Simon Tong and Afrobeat pioneer Tony Allen.
Another super-group confirmed for the one-day event is Helsinki. The band will include Babyshambles bassist Drew McConnell, Reverend and the Makers singer Jon McClure, ex-Arctic Monkeys bassist Andy Nicholson, The Pan I Am’s Ed Larrikin and Poly Styrene from X-Ray Spex.
Other names already on the bill include Jerry Dammers, The Padddingtons, Roll Deep, Fionn Regan, Tom Robinson and Natty. Click HERE for the full line-up.