Some of the most-talked about and respected, up and coming, hip-hop and urban artists will be coming to Gloucester for the FREE King’s Jam Festival. Taking place on Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th in King’s Square, King’s Jam is a celebration of hip hop, Afrobeat and RnB. Headlining King’s Jam are trailblazers Lotto Boyzz(the ‘Afrobbean’ duo were nominated for Best Newcomer at the 2017 MOBO Awards) and UK neo-soul legend, Terri Walker (Mercury Music Prize nominee 2003).

Also performing are London Afrobeat trio Belly Squad, Manchester soul duo Children of Zeus as well as many exciting local talents including Griz OLuzzey5 MicsAwfully Nice. As well as an incredible line up of music, there will also be workshops and conferences being led by industry professionals to offer advice to aspiring artists.