Joshua Lucas, the acclaimed sound system DJ hailing from Canada, is currently in the United Kingdom with a jam-packed tour showcasing his remarkable musical talent. Known by his moniker “The Future,” Lucas has embarked on a week-long tour that commenced on August 23rd, leading up to his highly anticipated appearances at the legendary Notting Hill Carnival on August 28th.
Lucas is celebrated for his exceptional music selections, dynamic mixing skills, extensive music knowledge, and captivating crowd interaction. Having previously visited the UK for music-related endeavors, he expresses his excitement about this second visit, promising an even greater impact on the British music scene.
“This is my second time going to the UK for music, but with more bookings and appearances this time,” Lucas shares with infectious enthusiasm. “Can’t even lie, I’m super pumped for this appearance in the UK. Notting Hill Carnival is just different from what I’ve seen, and I can’t wait to experience it firsthand.”
Lucas will be making his mark on the British airwaves as well. He recently appeared live on Luton Urban Radio on August 24th, and this will be followed by a scheduled music-spinning session on Jus Kool Radio on August 25th. On August 26th, from 9-11 PM GMT (4-6 PM EST), Lucas will grace the airwaves with a two-hour guest DJ appearance on 103.6 The Beat London, captivating audiences with his signature sound.
The crescendo of Lucas’s UK tour will take place at the renowned Notting Hill Carnival. On August 27th, he will be joining forces with Killer Instinct Sound, and on August 28th, he will showcase his talents alongside King Tubbys Sound Systems. These appearances mark a significant moment for Lucas, as he recognizes the historical and familial significance of performing in the UK.
“Knowing the importance of the UK, with developmental information of Reggae Music, historically, this is a big deal for me coming across the pond to play the music,” Lucas reflects. “My great grandparents migrated to the UK as a part of the Windrush generation before coming to Canada, so I also have roots in the UK.”
At just 22 years old, Joshua Lucas has rapidly etched his name in Toronto’s music and entertainment scene, often hailed as “The Future” for his dedication to preserving authentic Jamaican and Caribbean culture through his music and DJ skills. Additionally, Lucas is a seasoned musician, serving as the bass player and Musical Director for JUNO award winner Kirk Diamond.
As his UK tour unfolds, fans can anticipate Lucas’s forthcoming appearances and collaborations in the country. With roots tracing back to the UK and a determination to honor his heritage, Joshua “The Future” Lucas is undeniably a rising star poised for a global impact.