RUNNING IRIE SOUND was founded 2002 in Wuppertal, Germany.
In 2009 we are on the road with fahda Bandelero (owner/selecta/MC),
Mulie B (MC) & Junior Kigwa (MC)
RUNNING IRIE SOUND present the whole range of jamaican music and soundsystem culture,
such as heavy foundation,rub a dub, modern roots, the latest
dancehall,dubplates & live shows with artists.
Over the years RUNNING IRIE SOUND has earned the reputation as "the peoples choice sound" through their finest selection,creativity and the love to the music.
Our motivation is to present a good quality dance,the best entertainment and mostly bring all kinds of people -young and old- come together and give them a good time.
RUNNING IRIE SOUND played their first gigs in 2002 germanys well known
Dancehall club U-Club in Wuppertal, but started soon their own Partys;
from 2003-2008 we promoted the monthly party "ring the alarm" at
ADA Wuppertal with about 400 guests, as well as other regular events
like "hardt bash" at Hardt club, "Mash up! fridayz" at taboo club, big
events with several floors, and over 600 guests like "Triple Trouble"
@ Kino Center Elberfeld or open-air stage shows like "Bass im Park"
with over 5000 guests. Since 2010 we promoting a monthly dance called "Dancehall University" in Wuppertal (Bloomclub) and Bochum (Schauspielhaus).
To keep the people listening to reggae, dancehall and RUNNING IRIE SOUND, we release every year 1-2 MIX-CDS called (PUSH UP YUH LIGHTA) with the latest in reggae-dancehall
Each MIX-CD got downloaded between 10.000 and 20.000 times.
Since all these activitys were quite succesfull, RUNNING IRIE SOUND was booked through half of Europe - from Moscow/Russia to Rom/Italy.
You can also watch a 10min documentary on MTV about RUNNING IRIE SOUND (during our Europe Tour 2008 with Gunz n Rozez Sound from Canada in Budapest/Hungary) !
Since then Running Irie was booked for shows all over germany
in citys like
Berlin (SO36, Steinhaus), Mannheim (Rude ), Krefeld (Magnapop), München (Backstage Halle)
Detmold (Late Night Club), Essen (Club Queens”,)Münster–
(Favela & Dockland), Cologne (All Area Club, Bogen 2, Luxor Club,
two orange club, hurricane club, arttheater), Dortmund (Inside club),
Düsseldorf (Opium&Rheingold& 7 Seals Festival&schlachthof), Bielefeld (IBZ)
Rosenheim (Sunsplash), Altenmarkt (Bergwerk), Chemnitz (Süd-Bahnhof), Nürnberg (Z-Bau&shashamane club) Ravensburg (Club Douala),
Aachen (Königskeller/AZ), Bayreuth (Rosenau), Leipzig (fly high) and many more.
Running Irie also played a lot a foreign:
Moskau/Russia (Kult), Rom/Italy (Zoobar), Linz/Austria (STWS), Hagenberg/Austria (Eiskeller)
Schaffhausen/Switzerland (Kammgarn & TapTap),
Winterthur/Switzerland (Kraftfeld), Weinfelden/Switzerland (La Luna)
Ghent /Belgium(Quartier), Leuven/Belgium (Rumba), Kortrijk/Belgium
(Warehouse, Muzikzentrum), Budapest/Hungary (Trafo), Warschau/Poland(Punkt),
Pecz / Hungary (Cinema) Altamura/Italy (Fever),
Southcoast/Italy (beach) Prague / Czech Republic (Cross Club),
Hradec kralove / Cech Republik (HipHop Kemp Festival),
Venlo/Netherland (Easy man), Groningen/Netherland (the Stage)
Running Irie played together with artists & Soundsystems like
Bass Odyssey Sound(JA) David Rodigan(UK), Supersonic (D),Soundquake (D),
Patrice (D),Gang Starr (NY), Tony Touch (NY), Gunz n Rozez Sound, Komposti Sound(finland)
(Canada), Kevlartone studio (NY), City Lock (Berlin),
Foundation Sound (Holland), Real Rock Sound(CH),
Massive Sound(Be), Everest Sound(D), Soulforce Sound(D) ,
Stingray 45 Disco(D), Deebuzz Soud(D) and many more.