Gigs and Events

Live World Music Online

Autumn Livestream Series 2020

Coming Soon!

Starts 26th September - Save the date

 

Traditional & Contemporary Music & Arts From Around the World

Showcasing and Promoting Artists in Exile

 

Millicent Chapanda

Zimbabwean musician and creative artist, mbira player, singer, dancer and percussionist.   Drawing on her Shona cultural heritage, Millicent presents a captivating and spellbinding performance of Mbira and song with engaging rhythms from the deep cultural well and heritage of Zimbabwe.

 

Germa Adan

Haitian folk artist known for her ability to write and perform with a strong undercurrent of social consciousness at the heart of her music. Performing a tapestry of ethereal vocal and stringed harmonies, influenced by the overlapping identity of cultures that colour her sound.    Germa performs a duet with Jobe Baker-Sulivan.

 

Nifeco Costa & Babock Djazz

Songwriter, guitarist and singer from Guinea-Bissau, Nifeco performs with his band "Babock Djazz", a collective of local musicians originating from around the globe.  Nifeco brings beautiful melodies, a sweet voice and an infectuous Latin groove, guaranteed to get people dancing round the living room! 

 

Zirak Hamad & Dahol Kurdish Band

Dynamic violinist, drummer and singer, originally from Iraqi Kurdistan, Zirak Hamad performs with Daholl Kurdish Band.  A 4 piece ensemble creating a lively blend of Kurdish and Middle Eastern music which ranges from traditional to contemporary popular dance music.

 

All events rounded off with a live World Music set from DJ Mark "Magoo" Robertson

Percussionist and musician with many years experience performing in Samba and African drumming groups, such as, Birmingham Afro-Bloc and Urban Vibes before transferring his skills in club nights playing percussion along side Birmingham’s finest DJ’s.  Having played and taught for many years Mark also DJ’s regularly in all the genres he performs in. He will be providing us with a live set for each event to keep the party going.

All events are supported by Arts Council England