A triple-bill of brilliant live acts come together for this mini-festival presented in partnership with Manchester’s new celebration of Islamic art and culture. There’ll be sets from:
- Abi Sampa with Rushil & Amrit Singh – Sampa is an extraordinary vocalist (as seen on The Voice) and veena player whose singular mix of western popular music, devotional song and Indian classical music is inspiring a generation of young British Asian artists.
- Sona Jobarteh – A Gambian singer and master of the kora, the 21-stringed African harp – and the first female kora virtuoso in the unique centuries-old African griot tradition, which brings together music, storytelling and oral history.
- Muneera Pilgrim – A poet, artist and co-founder of female Muslim spoken word duo Poetic Pilgrimage, who’ll be both performing at and hosting the evening
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