Windsor Gets Set For Joe Strummer Inspired Festival

Riot On The Radio festival kicks off later this month

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A weekend of new music and arts presented by Strummerville: The Joe Strummer Foundation For New Music is to take place from October 19.

Taking place at the Windsor Arst Centre, the Riot On The Radiofestival will celebrate music, film, art and spoken word by artists inspired by the late Clash man Joe Strummer.

Highlights of the weekend include Spiritualized‘s Sean Cook’s project The Flies and a Rock’n’Roots night DJ’ed by Andy Weatherall and DJ Scratchy.

The opening night party includes a screening of recent acclaimed biopic Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten.

The weekend will also be a platform for new artists to perform, as festival director Sascha Evans says:”This festival is not just a celebration of Joe’s life but a celebration of artists, established and new, who have been inspired by him. Riot on the Radio is about giving emerging artists a platform to perform alongside more experienced ones.”

Strummerville is a registered charity aiming to create opportunities for aspiring musicians. For more information check out the charity’s website here: www.Strummerville.com.

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