Howard Assembly Room
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Brad Mehldau Trio
One of America's finest jazz pianists with regular trio partners, Larry Grenadier (bass) and Jeff Ballard (drums).
Carleen Anderson: Cage Street Memorial
The seventh solo record from Mercury-nominated singer Carleen Anderson, Cage Street Memorial chronicles a century of family heritage, performed live by Anderson with Orphy Robinson on vibraphone, percussion from Crispin Robinson, Samy Bishai on violin and Renell Shaw on bass. Acknowledged by BBC 6Music's Gilles Peterson…
China Mieville: October: The Story of the Russian Revolution
The renowned fantasy and science fiction writer China Mieville talks about the Russian revolution, both as a political event of profound and ongoing consequence and as a breathtaking story. It is the story of the extraordinary months between February and October 1917, of the forces and individuals who helped define it, of…
Wed 10 May
Former Jazz Warrior Gary Crosby's Jazz Jamaica practically invented 'skazz', the fusion of ska and jazz, and continue to go from strength to strength.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo
The joyous and uplifting musical voices of Ladysmith Black Mambazo, referred to by Nelson Mandela as ‘South Africa’s cultural ambassadors’ marry the intricate rhythms and harmonies of their Zulu traditions to the sounds and sentiments of gospel music. The result is a musical and spiritual alchemy that has touched a…
Aidan O'Rourke (fiddle), Kris Drever (guitar and vocals) and Martin Green (accordion) drawing together traditional music from Orkney, west Scotland and the north-east of England.
Sat 25 Nov
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Hailing from Northern Estonia, fiddler-singer Maarja Nuut combines traditional dance tunes, songs, and stories with live electronics to create an intricate layered sound. Performing songs from her second album Une Meeles.
Acclaimed Northumbrian singer-songwriter drawing comparisons to John Martyn and Captain Beefheart.
A celebration of the Summer Solstice with live Indian classical music, talks and Indian snacks.
Sounds Of Palestine: Nai Barghouti/Mohamed Najem & Friends
Moving seamlessly between Arabic music and jazz, two of the most exciting musicians to emerge from the cultural renaissance in Palestine take to the stage.
Thu 27 Jul
This is Not This Heat
On 13 February 1976, experimental rock band This Heat played its first show. Now, 40 years later, founding members Charles Bullen and Charles Hayward reunite to perform new interpretations of their music. Arguably the most inventive band to emerge from the UK's fruitful DIY scene in the 70s, This Heat's career may have…