Archive for June, 2015

  • Porter Venture

    By Chris Wells on June 30, 2015
    Grammy-winning jazz/soul man Gregory Porter has just announced a 16-date tour around the UK for spring 2016. The schedule opens impressively on April 4 at the Royal Albert Hall, London and concludes on April 24 at the Birmingham Symphony Hall. The full list is: London, Royal Albert Hall [April 4]; Southend, Cliffs Pavilion [5]; Bristol, Colston Halls [6]; Manchester, Bridgewater [8]; […]
  • Archived Magazine May 2015

    By jo GB on June 29, 2015
  • Art Of Improv Festival

    By Chris Wells on June 16, 2015
    Spanning the clubwise modernist sensibilities of the Westside and the improv–central  Eastside, comes Warriors’ International’s  Freedom: The Art of Improvisation Festival, set to take place at London’s The Vortex in Hackney from June 27-28. Continuing in the tradition of the famous Jazz Warriors, Warriors International are holding this two-day mid-summer festival held at The Vortex combining workshops, DJ sets and […]
  • Beres & Bunny Team Up

    By Chris Wells on June 9, 2015
    Jamaican reggae giants Bunny Wailer and Beres Hammond have confirmed they are to play a series of shows across the UK in July 2015. Beres will play at the O2 Academy in Leeds on Saturday, July 11, before being joined by Bunny for a short run of joint-headline shows at the O2 Academy venues in Bristol [12th], Liverpool [16th], Brixton […]
  • Miller Blows Over

    By Chris Wells on June 5, 2015
    Following his well-received Royal Festival Hall show last year, bass supremo Marcus Miller is coming back to the UK for an Autumn tour, playing tracks from his recently released Afrodeezia album. Catch him at: Liverpool, Philharmonic [Oct 19]; Gateshead, Sage [20]; Edinburgh, Usher Hall [22]; Manchester, Bridgewater Hall [23]; Cork, Jazz Festival [24]; London, Barbican 26]; Cambridge, Corn Exchange [27]; and Birmingham. […]
  • Feel The Spirit

    By Chris Wells on June 4, 2015
    Peven Everett, Josh Milan & our own Omar will lead Spritual Soul @ The Electric, Brixton, London on Friday, June 19. DJs on the night: Paul “Trouble” Anderson, Da Twinz Blaze & Boogie & June Furlong, playing(Soul, Funk, Jazz, House, Broken, Neo-Soul. Tickets cost £25 for show & after party.  
  • Definitely Def

    By Chris Wells on June 1, 2015
    Catch that man Yasiin Bey performing as we best know him, Mos Def, on Thursday, June 11 at the IndigO2, London when he reworks, rekindles and relives classics from the Dilla catalogue for your pleasure. Support on this one-off, extra-special event comes from Little SIMZ, Essa [formerly known as Youngun] and Mr. Thing. Plus, plus, plus… from 7:15pm there will be an exclusive […]