Starting at 11am until 11pm
Twelve hours of music and more. among other things this is the running order of the musicians taking part
(subject to change)
Starting from 11am will be..
Mark Da Costa
Gareth John (The Paradimes)
Dunia and Aram
Blue Carpet Band
Stop the Presses
Atsushi Moisty Ukito
New Lion Ska
Nick Godwin (The Silencerz)
Lead Shot Hazard
Big Mandrake – Vieja Skina – Ska Beat City – Out of Control Army
Del Bionic (The Bionic Rats)
Gary Marshall (The Hotknives)
Rod Gorgeous and Jenny Whiskey
Chuzz (Cartoon Violence)
Horacio Blanco (Desorden Público)
11PM Chris Murray
Musicians playing live from their homes direct to yours
As the Corvid-19 virus leads to gig cancellations across the country – including many The Specialized Project gigs.
As Corvid-19 continues to wreak havoc throughout the world the issues we support continue as before. Worryingly there is clear evidence that the need to focus on the virus detracts services from other areas of need such as Cancer care. Also, the reduced access to hospital care will lead to an increase in deaths from other treatable medical conditions. Mental health is a primary concern of what we do. The mental health impact of coronavirus will be huge and the effects of lockdown and of Covid-19 itself could be deep and long-term,
The Specialized Izo Fest 2020 is a virtual festival with a simple aim – To raise money for the charities that we support. We’ve assembled a stellar line up of what would likely be a pricy ticket and it’s all happening online for free. Donations can be made at our GoFundMe Page
We’ll be streaming the event directly from our Facebook page. On the 3rd of May you can follow the events of the page and hear (and watch) some great music from
A list of performers will be made available soon but they’ll also be footage from our archives including a chance to seethe Beat in concert at the Big One 2 and Susan Cadogan from the Big One 7 and lots more.
If you can afford to donate some money, even just a little, you can help us to support The Teenage Cancer Trust, The Youth Music Foundation and Tonic music for mental health. that’s all the better, but the event is free to view.