PASSING THE BATON
MAY23RD 2PM ON YOUTUBE
PASS THE BATON is our benefit music event happening online May 23rd 2021. The event starts at 2PM so subscribe to our YouTube channel now to book a reminder!
This event is the same date as the original benefit held in 1981 at the Lewisham Theatre for the tragedy. This time 3G Treatment are delighted to be in partnership with Goldsmiths University to bring you something quite special.
Expect a diverse evening hosted by Indigoochild featuring some of the original contributing performers, plus loads of new exciting artists showcasing their talent! We have live performances from Eddie Capone himself, Jimmy Lindsay, DJ Barry King, Lorna Marshall, Jenny Isadore, Adrian Duke Reid, Jessica Lee Morgan, Ashley Cox, Greg Kofi Brown, Kocoa Brown, David Rollins. Alongside extras tuning in with us including Sons Of Viljems, Junior Giscombe, Lee John.
3G Treatment, founded in 1982 by Eddie Capone, is a concept project, focussing on the development of new music and production. What makes us unique is not only do we champion collaboration between different multidisciplinary artists, but we bring together three generations of people to establish life-long connections within local communities. Because of this, we ensure younger artists are nurtured by the expertise and experience of their elders to ensure successful careers.
As well as being a record label, a source of distribution and publication for artists, 3G has also hosted various events with a global impact. Our collective has performed at prestigious venues such as Upstairs at The Ritzy, Brixton, as well as The Amersham Arms and The New Cross Inn in the borough of Lewisham. Furthermore, our online presence has hit audiences in every continent on the globe in more recent projects such as PRS Presents: Windrush Generation Trickle Down
'To me it isn’t about the exposure, or having lots of music released, I cherish the opportunity of the platform to create… To be a part of an innovative and supportive community, surrounded by like-minded souls is so rewarding and motivating for me.’
Rita Faria, 25 (2021)
3G Treatment are in full support of Eddie Capone’s Charity Walk commencing the 1st April; To raise a deeper awareness of the New Cross Fire (January 1981) and to raise funds for an Arts and Cultural Centre, as a lasting memorial to those young people who lost their lives within the borough. To members of the 3G Collective who were not born at the time of this disaster, this would mean securing a hub for our continued practice and impression. ‘13 dead and nothing said’ was the coined phrase to express the tragic sadness and frustration the community had, towards the authorities' negligence of the lives lost. Today, we will never know the potential of those people and who they could have become. But we can remember, and give appreciation to the whole community, including young people, to make sure something like this would never happen again.
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