Songlines Encounters Festival goes on tour

Posted on February 20th, 2015 in Live, News, Recent posts by .

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For the first time in its five-year history, Songlines Encounters will tour venues around the UK

This years Songlines Encounters Festival at London’s Kings Place (June 4-6) features musicians from Portugal, Cyprus, Iran, the UK and Bangladesh. There are some UK premieres, some first-time collaborations and lots of supremely inspirational music. As ever with Songlines Encounters, the idea is to discover something new and memorable. Visit the Encounters website to find out more. The festival is co-curated by Songlines magazine and Ikon Arts Management.

Portugal’s rising fado star Gisela João, Iranian sisters Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat and progressive Cypriot trio Monsieur Doumani will tour as part of Songlines Encounters On Tour.

Gisela João

June 2 RNCM, Manchester
June 3 The Apex, Bury St Edmunds
June 4 Songlines Encounters Festival at Kings Place, London
June 5 Turner Sims, Southampton

 

Mahsa & Marjan Vahdat

June 3 Salisbury International Arts Festival
June 5 Songlines Encounters Festival at Kings Place, London
June 6 NCEM, York
June 7 Nottingham Lakeside Arts
June 8 Norwich Arts Centre

 

Monsieur Doumani

May 30 Wychwood Festival, Cheltenham
May 31 Taliesin Arts Centre, Swansea
June 1  MWLDAN, Cardigan
June 3 The Met, Bury
June 4 Songlines Encounters Festival at Kings Place, London
June 5 The Hothouse, Morecambe
June 6 Unity Works, Wakefield

 

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