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The Ultimate Cross The Tracks Festival Review

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Cross The Tracks

The Cross The Tracks Festival in London is an annual event that brings together the best in music, art, and culture from around the world. This year’s festival promises to be even bigger and better than before. With an incredible lineup of artists, an eclectic mix of genres, and a wide range of activities to enjoy.

In this article review, we’ll take a closer look at the festival, exploring its origins, lineup, and what to expect from this year’s event.

Cross The Tracks History

Aftermovie of Cross The Tracks 2022

The Cross The Tracks Festival began in London in 2009 as a celebration of new music and emerging talent. The festival was created by music promoter and DJ, Rob Da Bank. It has since become one of the most popular music festivals in the city.

The festival takes place at Brockwell Park in South London and is a two-day event. It features an eclectic mix of music from a variety of genres, including indie, rock, hip-hop, soul, and funk. The festival also includes a variety of activities such as art installations, food stalls, and a funfair.

Over the years, the festival has attracted some of the biggest names in music, including the likes of The xx, Foals, Mac Miller, and The Streets. The festival has also hosted some of the most exciting emerging talent from around the world. This includes acts such as Little Simz, Loyle Carner, and Rex Orange County.

The Cross The Tracks Festival has become a highlight of the London music scene. It has established itself as one of the city’s most popular and exciting music festivals.

Cross The Tracks Line up


What to expect for Cross The Tracks 2023

Cross The Tracks is back at Brixton’s Brockwell Park for another year of soul, jazz and funk! This community-focused event is renowned for bringing people together from all around the world. They also support the local South London area. Among this year’s exciting lineup are Kelis, Alfa Mist, Ezra Collective and NxWorries – a collaboration between Anderson .Paak and Knxwledge. It’s sure to be a highlight of the summer season!

On Sunday 28th May, Cross The Tracks will take place at Brockwell Park, which is also home to festivals such as Wide Awake and City Splash. Festivalgoers can look forward to enjoying the sunshine and a great day out. To gain more insight into this year’s event, we spoke to Saskia Hadley from the festival’s marketing team.

Cross The Tracks & Supporting the community

Cross The Tracks puts a huge emphasis on supporting the amazing traders, artisans, musicians, charities and vendors in our local area. They are committed to fostering a strong sense of community by helping one another to grow and succeed.

Every year, they donate NHS tickets to workers and give away a set for free to local residents as part of their effort to showcase and support the amazing work done by local charities. Additionally, The Brockwell Live Community Fund is allocated through guestlist and other activities annually, with the proceeds going directly towards community projects and initiatives in South London. Last year alone they raised £42,000 for these causes that make the area so special.


Cross The Tracks

This year, They’ve got an incredible lineup of activities to choose from: street food, craft brewery, panels, live music workshops, walkabouts, face painting, fairground rides, artisan traders and a roller disco stage! It’s hard to keep track of all the exciting things happening this year!

Cross The Tracks Tickets & pricing

Cross The Tracks is an annual music and arts festival in London, England. The event takes place at Brockwell Park in Brixton, South London and features a variety of live music, DJs, food, and art.Tickets for Cross The Tracks Festival in London can be purchased from the official website.

Prices vary depending on the type of ticket, but the general admission tickets start at £35. Tickets can also be purchased on the door for £45.

The festival also offers a variety of packages, which include VIP tickets, weekend passes, and family tickets.

VIP tickets start at £125, while weekend passes start at £50. Family tickets are also available, with prices starting at £100. 

For more information on tickets and pricing, please visit the official website.

Transport & parking


Cross the Tracks Festival in London is held at Brockwell Park in Herne Hill. The nearest tube station is Brixton (Victoria line).Parking is available at the venue, however it is limited and there is a charge of £5.00 per vehicle.

There is also limited on-street parking in the area, but please be aware that parking restrictions may apply.

Final Thoughts

Cross The Tracks is gearing up for an electrifying year! Featuring a star-studded line-up of funk, soul, and jazz legends, both new and old, this festival is sure to be an incredible experience. Not only will it bring together the South London community but also people from all around the world who enjoy these genres. If you want to join in on the fun then grab your ticket now – just scroll down to the bottom of this page!


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