Ex-Clash man for Love Music Hate Racism Carnival

Ex-Clash bassist Paul Simonon's latest project The Good, The Bad and The Queen are set to play the Love Music Hate Racism Carnival.

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.