Concerts & Gigs

  • T U R Y A Nicki Wells
    T U R Y A’s Ocean
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Features, People

    London, England. After the consecutive successes of T U R Y A’s singles ‘Rain’, ‘Falling’ and the recent hit ‘Cry Me Out’, the gifted singer, songwriter and composer releases her hugely anticipated debut album ‘Ocean’ on 20th July 2018. To celebrate the launch, the captivating singer will perform an intimate gig at London’s St Pancras Old Church […]

  • From Rock Musician to Horror Film Composer, Danny Jackson Tackles a ‘Blackout’ Thriller
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Drama & Theatre, Features, Movies & TV Shows, People

    SOUND MAESTRO Danny Jackson is more used to taking the stage at rock gigs as lead singer, songwriter and guitarist for experimental rock band Vali Ohm but in recent years he has switched his sound and music skills to the film industry as a boom operator, sound editor and film score composer. He has now […]

  • Where Did They Go After BritPopped?
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Features

    BRITPOPPERS Sleeper are back again with performances at the Latitude Festival July 12-15. Did you know lead singer Louise Wener left the band to become a novelist? Besides reforming,  it’s interesting to discover what these bands have been up to since their 1990s heydays. It was all so very rock n’ roll when the going […]

  • The City Link Up Urban Showcase
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Concerts & Gigs, Highlights

    The City Link Up Urban Showcase gives unsigned acts a platform for their talents every second Wednesday of the month at the Undersolo club, Camden. Right next door is the Good Mixer pub where Britpop’s finest held court in the 1990s but the music performed on this stage was acoustic soul, R n’ B, hip […]

  • Ballet Black: The Barbican Theatre
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Highlights

    Founded in 2001 by Cassa Pancho MBE, (now vice president of the London Ballet Circle), this dance company does exactly what it says on the packet. Providing performance opportunities for dancers from black and Asian backgrounds and attracting a large percentage of this new potential audience in the process. Their March programme kicked off on […]

  • Chineke! Orchestra
    Chineke! Orchestra
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Highlights

    Founded by double-bassist Chi-chi Nwanok, the Chineke Orchestra is Europe’s first all-black professional orchestra and it’s coming to the Queen Elizabeth Hall on September 13th and promises to be a unique experience in more ways than one. Its principal conductor Wayne Marshall, for example, is the only black one in Britain and will be making […]

  • The Harlequin Euro Festival 2016
    The Harlequin Euro Festival 2016
    Posted in: Concerts & Gigs, Events & Festivals, Highlights

    If the European Football Championships is a celebration of Euro sporting excellence then the Harlequin Euro Festival running concurrently celebrates European culture and language in a very different way. The soccer hooliganism happening in host nation France though is at odds with this five week programme of events in Devonshire Square, Liverpool Street which embraces […]