Photo of Baloji by Alexander Popelier
As part of the London 2012 Festival, Eurostar will be presenting European acts as part of the event, Traction on July 14.
The event is curated by Gilles Peterson who has drawn inspiration from the continent and selecting an exciting list of European performers. The acts will perform on one stage in Granary Square, Kings Cross, London’s newest public space.
The line-up includes performances by the controversial French favourite Sébastien Tellier; the German trio The Brandt Brauer Frick Ensemble; 2011 Mercury prize nominee Ghostpoet; Belgium-based Congolese singer Baloji and his l’Orchestre de la Katuba; the Dutch pop artist Benny Sings; London grime group fronted by Morgan Quaintance, Plugs and Gilles Peterson himself.
For more details of the event or to buy tickets, please visit the Eurostar Traction website.