Arts & Events

TOKYO CHUTEI IKI – SUNDAY 18 NOVEMBER, 1pm

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TOKYO CHUTEI IKI – SUNDAY 18 NOVEMBER, 1pm

The return of our friend Akira Mizutani and his band Tokyo Chutei Iki, for a free concert as part of the London Jazz Festival. Adventurous Japanese baritone saxophone ensemble Tokyo Chutei Iki cross genres from jazz to classical to rock and beyond. Today’s show allows the audience to see them in an open rehearsal. Tokyo Chutei Iki – probably the greatest Japanese 10 baritone saxophone ensemble in the world! Their only instruments are their voices and their baritone saxophones. Their music is adventurous and cross genres from jazz...

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BRIGID MAE POWER, DUCK BAKER, GWENIFER RAYMOND – 26 October, 7pm

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BRIGID MAE POWER, DUCK BAKER, GWENIFER RAYMOND – 26 October, 7pm

Upset The Rhythm presents… An evening in the harmonious fellowship of Tompkins Square Records Tickets:  £10 | http://www.wegottickets.com/event/448010 BRIGID MAE POWER is an Irish singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who, like Judie Sill, Micky Newburyor Linda Perhacs before her, paints her songs in dreamily expansive strokes, transporting earthly compositions into universal and exultant realms. Her self-titled debut on Tompkins Square was a majestic suite of reverb-swathed laments for voice, guitar, piano,...

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KRIS DREVER & BOO HEWERDINE – 9th October, 7.30pm

Posted by on Jul 18, 2018 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on KRIS DREVER & BOO HEWERDINE – 9th October, 7.30pm

KRIS DREVER & BOO HEWERDINE – 9th October, 7.30pm

Two of the U.K’s finest and most prolific songwriters Kris Drever (BBC Folk Singer of The Year, Lau) and Boo Hewerdine (The Bible / Eddi Reader) tour together for the first time in over three years. 2018 finds both artists on top form, Kris having released his If Wishes Were Horses album and won BBC Folk Awards Best Singer award, Boo releasing his critically acclaimed Swimming In Mercury album and Seven song ” Letter To My Younger Self” EP, music which is widely considered to be the best work of each artist yet. “Kris...

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LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR: Tudor Anthems By Candlelight. Saturday 6 October, 7.30pm

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LUMEN CHAMBER CHOIR: Tudor Anthems By Candlelight. Saturday 6 October, 7.30pm

Featuring sacred and secular music written for the Tudor Court. Including music from Tallis, Tarrant, Mudd and highlights from Byrd’s Mass for four voices. ADMISSION FREE. Founded by Benjamin Thiele-Long in 2016, Lumen is a small London based amateur chamber choir, built by those with an absolute passion for choral music and focused on delivering stunning modern and ancient choral polyphony. Rehearsing at St John on Bethnal Green, the choir performs a range of sacred and secular choral music at both services and concerts throughout the...

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HAIKU SALUT – Friday 5th October, 8pm

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HAIKU SALUT – Friday 5th October, 8pm

Back again at St John on Bethnal Green !! For their first two critically acclaimed albums, Derbyshire trio Haiku Salut concerned themselves with interweaving musical genres – finding new ways to combine folk and electronica, post rock and neo-classical, and creating music that was greeted with a host of suitably wide-eyed adjectives: spellbinding, magical, beautiful… In the midst of all this, Gemma, Louise and Sophie created their wondrous Lamp Show, in which a stageful of vintage lamps flash, flicker and fade in time to the music. And it...

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CANCELLED – DYLAN CARLSON – Tuesday 18 September, 7pm – CANCELLED

Posted by on Jun 28, 2018 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on CANCELLED – DYLAN CARLSON – Tuesday 18 September, 7pm – CANCELLED

CANCELLED – DYLAN CARLSON –  Tuesday 18 September, 7pm – CANCELLED

From Dylan’s Twitter, 10 September: “still in hospital in berlin thank you for all yr well wishes after much thought and deliberation, I will have to cancel the rest of my european/UK tour. due to my liver issues I had a gallstone pass leading to an internal infection and high fever. in 2010 I had liver failure and was diagnosed with hepatitis B ‘wild type’, but the doctors here are saying there may now be something else going on in addition to that (currently awaiting more test results). I will have to take some time to rest...

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GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – WHAT THE RIVER BRINGS

Posted by on Jun 19, 2018 in Arts and Events, Live Performance, Music | Comments Off on GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – WHAT THE RIVER BRINGS

GRAND UNION ORCHESTRA – WHAT THE RIVER BRINGS

Saturday 14 July, 7.30pm What the River Brings celebrates the waves of migration that have shaped East London over the centuries, and continue to do so today. With music composed and arranged by Tony Haynes, it is performed by people from those communities who have settled here – descendants of immigrants, or themselves from far-off places. It tells of their experience and the stories of the East End past and present, through music and songs that conjure up the mystery of rivers and the sea, the hope and hardship of journeys, the hazards...

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WOMEN SING EAST – SONGS OF CHANGE, Sat 23 June 7.30pm

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Arts and Events, Live Performance | Comments Off on WOMEN SING EAST – SONGS OF CHANGE, Sat 23 June 7.30pm

WOMEN SING EAST – SONGS OF CHANGE, Sat 23 June 7.30pm

with Alison Arnopp Tickets £10/£8 Women Sing East (WSE) is a well-established women’s choir which meets in east London. For many years the choir was part of Spitalfields Music’s community programme, becoming independent in autumn 2015. The choir is led by musical director Fiona Hymns. We sing a wide repertoire of musical genres including jazz, pop, folk and classical and our performances featured in the Spitalfields Music festival for many seasons. We have been involved in developing and performing commissioned work and...

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Belfry Exhibition – LightBox: Explorations in Glass, Light and other Phenomena

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Arts and Events, Exhibitions | Comments Off on Belfry Exhibition – LightBox: Explorations in Glass, Light and other Phenomena

Belfry Exhibition – LightBox: Explorations in Glass, Light and other Phenomena

A Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition Curated by New London Glass Open Thursday 7th June, 6-9pm and the following three weekends 1-5pm (9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th June 2018) In 1998 a group of artists organised a collective to put on a unique show at the Candid Arts Trust in Angel, Islington. What brought us together was a common interest in glass; working with the material and exploring its properties as a light transmitting substance in relation to the space surrounding it. Tired of the limitations of the gallery where our work...

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JENNY HVAL, Tuesday 5 June, 7.30pm

Posted by on May 23, 2018 in Arts and Events, Music | Comments Off on JENNY HVAL, Tuesday 5 June, 7.30pm

JENNY HVAL, Tuesday 5 June, 7.30pm

Norwegian multidisciplinary artist and writer Jenny Hval has developed her distinct take on intimate sound since the release of her debut album in 2006. For her last two solo albums, 2013’s Innocence Is Kinky and 2015’s Apocalypse, girl, Hval’s debut for Sacred Bones, she has received thoughtful and widespread international acclaim for her fascinating voice, singular delivery and markedly non-traditional arrangements which incorporate elements of poetry, prose writing, performance art, and film. The New York Times defines her...

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