This October, Liverpool will celebrate the exploits of Harry Stedman and his peers with an exhibition at The Shipping Forecast. These men – known as the Cunard Yanks – sparked a cultural diffusion in the 1950s and 60s that helped spawn a look, a sound and an attitude in Liverpool …Read more »
The Voodoo Ball: Return to Afrotopia
Saturday 29th October 2016
Invisible Wind Factory, 2 Regent Road, Liverpool, L3 7DS
£8 Early Bird Tickets via Skiddle
Set against the futuristic landscape of a dystopian society, The Return to Afrotopia tells the story of a self-destructing world, in which civil …Read more »
Paul Dunbar, formerly of The Midnight Ramble, is set to self release his debut single ‘Barely Holding On’ on Fri 23 Sep at LEAF, Liverpool with promoters Mellowtone.
The single was created with producers Marc Joy (Oasis, Primal Scream) and Paul Thompson (Ellen & The Escapades) and is a …Read more »
Merki Waters Liverpool-based rapper and singer Merki Waters will perform at this year’s Liverpool Mental Health Festival as part of a partnership with Africa Oyé this October.… Read more »
Stanley Park and The Isla Gladstone bandstand will come alive for the August bank holiday weekend as Liverpool prepares for a Summer Garden Party that all the family can enjoy. The event takes place …Read more »
Punch Touring and Africa Oyé are bringing the internationally acclaimed Roots Reggae superstar Julian ‘Ju Ju’ Marley to Liverpool this August.
Grammy-nominated Marley will play hits like “Boom Draw”, “Systems”, “Lemme Go” and “Violence in the Streets”, complete with his 11 piece band alongside a very special support act, Iba …Read more »
“Afrofuturism… combines elements of science fiction, historical fiction, fantasy, Afrocentricity, and magic realism.”
Inspired by the work of Afrofuturist artists, writers and musicians like Octavia Butler, George Clinton and Janelle Monae, Future|Journeys looks into ways to express the voices of the marginalised, exploring race, gender and alternative technologies for creating …Read more »
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On May 11th, one of the UK’s most iconic folk rock music bands, Fairport Convention, will perform in the intimate setting of the Music Room. The line-up consists of founding member Simon Nicol on guitars and vocal, Dave Pegg (who joined in 1969) on bass, mandolin and vocals, Ric Sanders …