As summer heats up, prepare for things to get a little hotter in Nottingham.
The Red Bull Music Academy Carnival Series is coming to town, with bass sounds reverberating and the waft of jerk chicken filling the air.
Nottingham Carnival is on Saturday 17th August at the Forest Recreation Ground from 12 noon - 9pm.
The line-up includes suburban soul artist Breach and one of the UK’s leading dub reggae sound systems Channel One.
Also look out for T. Williams, Congo Natty Feat. Congo Dubz, Nanci & Phoebe, Throwing Snow, Jus Now, Rubberdub, Mimm, Elementz and Notts Property.
The event is non-ticketed, so be sure to turn up early to ensure you get in. First come, first served.
For more information visit www.redbull.co.uk/carnival and http://emccan.org/nottingham-caribbean-carnival/