EVENTS / PERFORMANCES​​

2020

21- 25 October – WOMEX’20 Budapest Hungary

01August – The Nest Collective Campfire, London TBA

25 July – Norfolk World Music Festival – Southburgh, Burton Barns IP25 7SU

24 May – 6pm Staffs Fest, Lower Drayton Farm ST19 5RE Stafford

02 May – 7pm Singing With Nightingales Festival, Knowlands Farm BN85EF

31 March – 1-2pm Hidden Gems- Lunchtime Concerts @ St Paul, St Pauls Square B3 1QZ

14 March – Sofar Sounds London – Secret Location (TBA)

8 March – 6pm International Women’s Day @ Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, 200 Jennens Rd B4 7XR

26 February – 12.30 @ Royal Geographical Society (Nest Collective) SW7 2 AR

22 February – 8pm Doctors Without Borders – MSF Norwick Charity event, Unthank Rd, Norwich NR2 2PA

15 February – 7pm RC Valentines Dinner @ Sports Connexion, Ryton-on-Dunsmore CV8 3FL

07 February  – 9pm Ideas Of Noise and Celebrating Sanctuary Birmingham Festival @ The Edge, Digbeth 

01 February  – 9pm @Why Not Coffee, Bearwood Rd B66 4BW

        2019

13 September – 8pm @Expressions Coffee Shop, 73 Bridge St, Walsall      WS1 1JQ

07 September – 2pm @Muzikstan Festival, Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works, 158 Fazeley St B5 5RTU https://www.facebook.com/events/358955724799410/

25 August – 0100 @ Shambala Festival, Sankofa 

OUR 57th ACT OF 2019…

🔉TURN YOUR SOUND ON! 🔉 Proudly presenting our 57th act of Shambala Festival 2019: Mbira BluesMbira Blues trio are Henri Gaobi (Master Dummer from Ivory Coast), Millicent Chapanda (Zimbabwean mbira expert) and Kadialy Kouyate (Senegalese Kora player). They showcase ethereal sounds cultivated in the heart of Africa which speak to the soul. Delve deeper on our website, here: https://www.shambalafestival.org/2019/events/mbira-blues/ Music credit: *edit* Millicent Chapanda – ‘Instrumental’ Tune in again at 5pm on Wednesday as we announce our 58th act!

Gepostet von Shambala Festival am Mittwoch, 17. Juli 2019

16 August – Leicester Journeys Festival (ArtReach) 

04 August – Heacham Carnival, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE31 7DB

03 August – 7:30 Pm ‘Sisters in Mbira’ @Cley Contemporary Arts, Cley Church, Holt NR25 6BB

27 July – ‘Sisters in Mbira’ at Norfolk World Music Festival Southburgh

13 July  – 8pm @Expressions Coffee shop, Walsall WS1 1JQ

08 July – Remembering Srebrenica, St Philip’s, Birmingham B3 2QB

04 July – Music Voyage IKON Galley Slow boat

03 July – IKON Galley Slow boat

22 June – Elmwood UR Church, Birmingham

21 June – Africa Calls Trio -Symphony Hall Foyer, Birmingham B1 2EA 

21 June – Workshop 2-3.30pm – Symphony Hall Foyer, Birmingham B1 2EA 

20 June – Refugee week at BMAG, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH   

19 June – Sofar Sounds (Manchester) 

15 June – Birmingham Library, Broad Street B1 2EA 

21 May  – Royal Society of Arts (RSA), 8 John Adam Street, London, WC2N 6EZ

17 April – Sheringham Library, New Rd, Sheringham NR26 8EB

17 April – Cromer Library, Prince of Wales Rd, Cromer NR27 9HS

15 March – Birmingham Ormiston Academy, 1 Grosvenor St, B4 7QD 

08 March – IWD, “I Am Her” Exhibition – St Marys Guildhall, Muniment Room, Coventry CV1 5RN

08 March – International Women’s Day (IWD) – BMAG, Chamberlain Square, Birmingham B3 3DH  

28 February – Africa Calls (Gaobi, Kadialy & Millicent) RJJZ, Arch 24, 208 Livery Street, Birmingham B3 1EU 

23 February – Sisters In Mbira (Anna & Millicent) The Narthex Centre, Unthank Road Norwich NR2 2PA (20:15 – 20:45hrs)

17 February – Birmingham Multicultural Festival @ The Midlands Arts Centre (MAC) Cannon Hill Park, Queen’s Ride, Birmingham B12 9QH 

17 February – (One day without Us) BMAG, Chamberlain Square B3 3DH Birmingham  (15:30 – 1430hrs)

11 February – Refugee Week Conference Coventry Cathedral, CV1 5FB

07 February – Kitchen Garden Cafe, Kings Heath B14 7SA

16 January – MWMC) launch at Centrala, Unit 4 Minerva Works, B’ham B5 5RT 

13 January – Hootenanny Brixton, 95 Effra Rd, London SW2 1DF 

09 January – Symphony Hall (Foyer)  B1 2EA

04 January – Africa Mid-week Series at The Symphony Hall, Birmingham B1 2EA

2018

08 March –     International Women’s’ Day (Birmingham Museum & Arts Gallery

(Sisters in Mbira with Anna Mudeka

14 April –        Big Launch Event (University of Bristol) – duo with Chartwell Dutiro

21 April –        Surge in Spring Festival (MAC – duo with Chartwell Dutiro

21 April –        Vitality Festival Bristol (The Malcolm X building, duo with Chartwell Dutiro)

19 May           Ort Gallery – duo with Chartwell Dutiro

17 June  –       Rehearsals (Spirit Talk mbira in London)

20 June –        Loop the Loop Social Event (Ikon Gallery Slow boat) Solo

20 June –        Sanctuary Stories (Birmingham Museum & Arts Gallery) Solo

21 June –        Refugee Week ((Birmingham Museum & Arts Gallery

(Sisters in Mbira with Anna Mudeka)

23 June –        Refugee Week (MAC – trio with Anna Mudeka & Chartwell Dutiro

02 July –         Ideas of Noise Rehearsal  (The Lamp Tavern)

08 July –         Afrika Festival Hertme, Netherlands (Spirit Talk Mbira)

14 July –         Peace Event (Birmingham) Solo

16 -19 July –  Ikon Gallery Slow Boart Residency

20 July –         St John’s & St Peter’s Church Ladywood (Performance)

28 July –         Norfolk World Musc Festival Southburgh with Chartwell Dutiro & Spirit Talk Mbira

31 July –         Ideas of Noise Rehearsal  (The Lamp Tavern)

04 August –    Ideas of Noise Festival (The Edge) collaboration with Andrew Woodhead, Didier and Aaron Diaz

11 August –    Smallburgh Festival (Sisters in Mbira–Anna Mudeka & Holly Harrington)

23 August –    RAF Lakenheath Diversity Festival  – Solo

26 August –    Journeys International Festival Leicester (ArtReach)

01 September  – Moseley Folk Festival  (Kitchen Garden Stage) Solo performance

29 September – African & Caribbean Community Event (Near Neighbours Birmingham)

13 October – Sisters in Mbira (Peterborough)

24 October – Cromer Library (Norfolk Council)

24 October – Sheringham Library (Norfolk Council)

28 October – Journeys International Festival Portsmouth (ArtReach)

29 October – African & Caribbean Community Event (Near Neighbours                                  Birmingham)

24 November – African & Caribbean Community Event (Near Neighbours Birmingham)

14 December – Centrala (Minerva works B5 5RT)

19 December – Stone Centre ( Birmingham)