Love Music Hate Racism prepare for ‘Carnival’ gig

Acts announced for 30th anniversary

Love Music Hate Racism have announced details of their 2008 carnival event.

Taking place on April 27 in Victoria Park, London, the festival is timed to celebrate the 30th anniversary of 1978’s Rock Against Racism carnival and march.

Original ’78 headliner Tom Robinson is set to appear along with The SpecialsJerry Dammers, The Paddingtons, Roll Deep and Fionn Regan.

A new act will be announced every week from now until the carnival.

For more information go to Lmhrcarnival.com

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