The Redeemed @ BE Festival

DidierWednesday 24th June

 
Birmingham Rep
Centenary Square
Birmingham
B1 2EP

Music events at BE Festival are free entry

10.30pm each night

Celebrating Sanctuary in partnership with BE Festival present a live performance by Didier Kisala and members of The Redeemed.

Congolese gospel is happening at BE! Led by Didier Kisala, The Redeemed quartet will mix gospel with traditional sounds of rumba, sebene, zouck jazz and more.

BE FESTIVAL is a celebration of European culture taking place across various stages and back-stage areas in the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Featuring four shows each night plus the famous interval dinner, BE FESTIVAL offers a unique programme of theatre, dance, comedy, circus, music, food, visual and performing arts.
June 23-27 (Music events are free entry 10.30pm each night)

For booking and ticket information please visit BE Festival website 

The Redeemed

Birmingham- based group The Redeemed have members hailing from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Their music reflects their heritage and a broad range of influences, including Rumba, Sebene, Zouk, Jazz, Gospel and more. The Redeemed were founded by Didier kisala, who united young musicians who were passionate about music. They decided to work together and have now developed into the group they are today. The Redeemed, referring to the definition of the word, says that they can create something different, playing typical Congolese Gospel music fused with different styles. They have performed in many variations for different events and venues, ranging from the full line up of 17 to smaller ensembles, creating a beautiful and soulful performance suited to smaller venues.

This event is supported by the National Lottery through Arts Council England and The John Feeney Trust

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