Category: Live

Salif Keita + Seckou Keita – Live @ The Barbican

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Tuesday 8th April, London “The king and his griots”: even without presentation, you already know, at first glance, who is the one on stage to have “blue blood” in his veins. He is the worthy heir of Sundiata Keita, the founder of the Malian Empire, and among the multitude of epithets which have been bestowed to [...]

Polar Bear – Live @ SJE Arts

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Thursday 3rd April, Oxford Experimental British quartet Polar Bear is a band that has curiously merged punk, dance, indie, cool jazz, free jazz, hip hop, drum and bass and electronica. They often perform live with the compelling and innovative saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings. Polar Bear is led by drummer and writer Sebastian Rochford and joined by [...]

D-A-D – Live @ The Garage

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Thursday 3rd April, London The Garage, one of the most well-known rock venues in London, is everything a music site should be. With a low ceiling and great sound system, since 1993 it’s hosted all the best established and up-and-coming bands in the country, such as Arctic Monkeys, Muse, Oasis, Green Day and Red Hot [...]

Nosfell – Live @ La Défense

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Saturday 5th April, Paris Nosfell is, by himself, a world full of poetry and imagination. As a child, this ill-at-ease boy developed his own world, Klokochazia, with its own language, Klokobetz. His full name – Labyala Fela Da Jawid Fel – meaning ”he who walks and heals”, is a fitting description for this young, unsuited [...]

Neal Black & The Healers – Live @ The Jazz Club Étoile

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Saturday 29th March, Paris Neal Black and the Healers promise you a road trip into the roots of one of America’s most popular music genres. These blues rock legends perform tonight at the Jazz Club Étoile in Paris’ 17th arrondissement, to promote their new album Before Daylight released March 2014, under the French Dixiefrog label. [...]

Big Deal – Live @ St Pancras Old Church

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Friday 28th March, London Grimm Grimm is perfectly suited to Big Deal’s support slot. He plays droned acoustic music, which would comfortably fit into the realms of the lo-fi genre. His songs such as ‘Hazy Eyes Maybe’ are docile and at times discordant, combining audio and electric elements provided by his bassist that joins him [...]

Natasha Atlas – Live @ Ronnie Scott’s

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Sunday 30th March, London Anglo Egyptian vocalist Natasha Atlas is widely respected for her inventive fusing of Western and Middle Eastern music and she combines cutting-edge electronic beats with Arabic songs and instrumentation. She’s worked extensively with artists like Peter Gabriel, Nigel Kennedy and Nitin Sawhney and her album Gedida won the Victoire Award. This [...]

Hauschka – Live @ Café Oto

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Wednesday 26th March, London Volker Bertelmann, better known as Hauschka, is something more than a musician. He is a craftsman, a skilled music artisan able to shape, model and tweak the sound of a piano as often and in the way he wants to do it. He is also a committed researcher, who has made the [...]

Dan Croll – Live @ The Scala

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Wednesday 26th March, London Jack Garratt is the first of two supports opening up for Mr Croll. Garratt channels a James Blake-esque set, his songs featuring deep bass and pounding beats that reverberates through your chest. His vocals are soulful with a distinctive heartwarming tone that is complimented by the electronic minimalism which morphs into [...]

Tom Paxton + Janis Ian – Live @ The Barbican

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Tuesday 25th March, London Two of the USA’s finest folk singer songwriters, Tom Paxton and Janis Ian, well known for their controversial views, first met in Greenwich Village in the 60s. At this Together At Last performance they were on stage together in the UK for the first time and joined by international multi-instrumentalist Robin [...]