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Dub of Good Hope


Photo: Martin Engelbogen

The crew’s self-built sound system makes it possible to experience danceable reggae music the way it should be heard: loud and clear, with heavy bass and conscious messages. The Dub of Good Hope crew follows the dream of bringing people together to live tolerance, love and respect. Today’s session is dedicated to Lee Scratch Perry, the infamous Jamaican godfather of dub music. Perry has also been a master of sampling, but what is less known is that he has also used the technique in the visual arts, as can be seen in the exhibition.

TGIF is an independent format that takes place at loose intervals at HALLE FÜR KUNST Steiermark. TGIF (Thank God It’s Friday) is intended as a musical extension of the program and invites regionally as well as internationally active musicians to play live music in the exhibition spaces.


Participating artists

Dub der guten Hoffnung

was founded in 2011 in Berlin and has now been presenting unique sound system sessions in Graz for years. Dub der guten Hoffnung had gigs from Berlin to London and Mexico and was present at numerous international and local festivals such as Fusion Festival; Dub Vibration Festival; Seasplash Festival; Escape the City; Serendubity Festival; Roots in the Woods or One Love Festival.

Photo: Martin Engelbogen