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Songlines 20th Anniversary Concert Series

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of Songlines in 2019, we’re delighted to present a year-long concert series where we’ll be partnering with a different UK venue every month. Below are the details of the first six concerts and we’ll be announcing the July-December concerts in the June 2019 issue. We’re encouraging readers to submit their reviews of each concert (info@songlines.co.uk), the very best of which we’ll publish in the magazine or online.

JANUARY

January 29, 7.30pm

Theatr Mwldan, Cardigan

BASSEKOU KOUYATE & NGONI BA
+ CATRIN FINCH & SECKOU KEITA

One very special double bill featuring two of the finest acts.

Box office: 01239 621200

www.mwldan.co.uk

Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita (photo Elizabeth Jaxon)

Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita (photo Elizabeth Jaxon)


FEBRUARY

February 15, 7pm,

The Roundhouse, London

THE HOT 8 BRASS BAND

The New Orleans’ band return to the capital for their biggest show to date.

Box office: 0300 678 9222

https://www.soundcrashmusic.com/the-hot-8-brass-band-prt/

The Hot 8 Brass Band

The Hot 8 Brass Band


MARCH

March 15, 8pm,

The Barbican, London

ANOUAR BRAHEM

The Tunisian composer and master of the oud performs music from his latest album Blue Maqams.

Box office: 020 7638 8891

https://www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2019/event/anouar-brahem-blue-maqams

Anouar Brahem

Anouar Brahem


APRIL

April 9, 7.30pm,

East Riding Theatre,

Beverley, East Yorkshire

LE VENT DU NORD

The Québécois band bring their traditional French-Canadian tunes to Yorkshire.

Box office: 01482 874050

http://www.eastridingtheatre.co.uk/2018/11/le-vent-du-nord/

Le Vent du Nord

Le Vent du Nord


MAY

May 12, 7.30pm,

Norwich Theatre Royal (part of the Norfolk & Norwich Festival)

MARAVILLAS DE MALI

The exciting revival of the legendary Malian and Cuban group, (pictured below).

Box office: 01603 766400

www.nnfestival.org.uk

Maravillas de Mali (photo Valerie Malot)

Maravillas de Mali (photo Valerie Malot)


JUNE

June 1, 8pm,

Turner Sims, Southampton

GISELA JOÃO

The bright, young fado star is winning fans across the world with her charismatic and contemporary take on fado.

Box office: 023 8059 5151

www.turnersims.co.uk

Gisela João (photo Mário Pires)

Gisela João (photo Mário Pires)

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