BASS is the UK’s biggest Black arts commissioning festival, bring innovative themes, original events, and internationally renowned artists from all over the world to the UK for over a decade.

BASS focuses on a different theme each year. Past themes have included; Soul, Jamaica, and Revolution. Over the years, BASS has been instrumental in breaking artists such as Ghetts, Jacob Banks, George The Poet, JP Cooper, and Professor Green. BASS has also provided a stage for musical stalwarts including Goldie, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Jah Shaka, Giles Peterson and Channel One sound-system to new, young and diverse audiences in the region.