Events

Lunchtime Concerts at Symphony Hall with TwoManTing

Celebrating Sanctuary in partnership with B:Music

 

As we head towards Spring, Celebrating Sanctuary has more amazing World Music artists to bring you in our Lunchtime Concert series.  Continuing throughout the year with local, national and international musicians, originating from around the world.  This Spring we welcome back some favourites, with Sunshine grooves from Sierra Leone and UK, and Eastern European Contemporary folk from Ukraine.  Stay tuned for more news about artists featuring in our Refugee Week takeover in June, from Zimbabwe, Haiti, Iran, UK.

No booking required

Thursday April 18th 1-2pm

TwoManTing (Sierra Leone / UK)

Drummer Jah-man Aggrey, from Sierra Leone and guitarist Jon Lewis formed TwoManTing in 2004 when playing together as part of dance band, Le Cod Afrique, at venues such as Montreux Jazz Festival and WOMAD. The duo became a hit on the UK festival circuit with their brand of bouncy “Sunshine Afro-roots”. Using guitar, live loops and percussion the duo creates a highly danceable full band sound. They have performed extensively and their music is often featured on BBC Radio 3 and 6Music. Shows feature palm-wine, acoustic dub and highlife grooves with thoughtful and thought-provoking lyrics.  They have been a regular contributor to Celebrating Sanctuary's programme for many years and we are delighted to welcome them back to celebrate their 20th Anniversary.

 

Saturday 22nd June – Refugee Week Takeover event

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Supported by Arts Council England.