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Mick Jones at Victoria Park in 1978

...from tour reports and stuff and read this:

Love music Hate Racism (LMHR) will stage a huge concert in London this April to mark the thirtieth anniversary of Rock Against Racism. Held in 1978, Rock Against Racism saw 100,000 protestors march through the streets of London on a day which culminated with a performance from The Clash. Organised in association with the Anti-Nazi League (ANL), the event tackled racist issues which were still prominent in the United Kingdom.
Speaking to Gigwise, Lee Billingham, a spokesperson for LMHR, said they hope event - which will take place in Victoria Park on April 27th - will “get people to think about and challenge some of the racist ideas that are being pushed at the moment”.
“We want to commemorate the original RAR/ANL carnival of thirty years ago which is seen as an iconic occasion that symbolised a great movement against racism and fascism,” he said. “A movement in which music played an important part, and an event which politicised thousands of people.”
As well as commemorating the original staging of the event, Billingham said that LMHR hope the anniversary event will stop parties such as the BNP gaining ground in the London Assembly and local authority elections which take place in May.
“We want to send out the biggest possible anti-racist/anti-fascist message,” he added.
The event in April will feature some of the biggest acts in UK music, from every genre, playing over two outdoor stages and a specialist dance tent. “We're going to have some nice surprises and collaborations,” Billingham said. “And we'll have some of the acts from original carnival representing on the day too.”
More details about Rock Against Racism are expected in the next few weeks.

Breck Road Lovers supports LMHR in everything they do; but in any case, this looks like the fucking event of the year to me...

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