Events

Jimmy Cliff

Southbank Centre Belvedere Road, London

Be here for a one-off performance from the musician who penned immortal anthems including ‘Wonderful World, Beautiful People’, ‘You Can Get It If You Really Want’ and ‘The Harder They Come’. The Grammy-winning multi-instrumentalist, singer, actor and humanitarian Jimmy Cliff joins us for a concert as part of Grace Jones’ Meltdown. In addition to receiving […]

Reginald D Hunter – Bombe Shuffleur

Lancaster Grand Theatre St Leonardgate, Lancaster

Climate change. Mass unemployment. Economic pandemics. The rise of global fascism. So what the f*** could this man POSSIBLY say to upset you?  Welcome to the world of the Bombe Shuffleur. Reginald D Hunter is back with a brand-new show, and there’s no time for niceties. Unafraid to tackle head on the subjects the rest of […]

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

The Bridgewater Hall Lower Mosley Street, Manchester

The group sing a cappella in a joyously energetic performance that combines loud powerful choruses with softer, almost whispering chants where voices blend harmoniously, and tightly choreographed dance moves. Featured on Paul Simon’s Graceland album, they have toured the world since, and were reunited with Paul Simon a few years ago in the Graceland world […]

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Usher Hall Lothian Road, Edinburgh

The group sing a cappella in a joyously energetic performance that combines loud powerful choruses with softer, almost whispering chants where voices blend harmoniously, and tightly choreographed dance moves. Featured on Paul Simon’s Graceland album, they have toured the world since, and were reunited with Paul Simon a few years ago in the Graceland world […]

Oumou Sangaré

Southbank Centre Belvedere Road, London

While her sound remains rooted deep in Malian tradition, the Songbird of Wassoulou looks to the future on latest album Mogoya. The power of her voice and the potency of her message remain inviolable, but Mogoya(translated roughly as ‘people today’), represents an exciting new chapter in Oumou Sangaré’s storied career. Since the release of her […]

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Richmond Theatre 1 Little Green, Richmond

The group sing a cappella in a joyously energetic performance that combines loud powerful choruses with softer, almost whispering chants where voices blend harmoniously, and tightly choreographed dance moves. Featured on Paul Simon’s Graceland album, they have toured the world since, and were reunited with Paul Simon a few years ago in the Graceland world […]

Meshell Ndegeocello

Southbank Centre Belvedere Road, London

Mercurial and masterful, the authentic musical thinker and neo-soul pioneer brings her warm, fat and melodic groove to everything she does. Since her 1993 debut Plantation Lullabies, Meshell Ndegeocello has led her fans to expect the unexpected, taking forays into spoken word, R&B, jazz, hip-hop and rock. She’s survived the best and worst of what […]

10x10VC: Founder & Aspiring VC Hangout

VIRTUAL

The UK's black VC community will be on Google Hangout to answer any questions black and mixed-race founders have regarding fundraising. 10x10VC is a collective of black and mixed-race venture capital investors from across the UK who work together to help increase representation in venture capital. We are on a mission to improve access to […]

Free

Radiate Windrush Festival

Crystal Palace Park Anerley Hill, London

The 3rd edition of the grassroots community festival marking our #Windrush returns for 2021 & to celebrate National Windrush Day in a fun & friendly atmosphere through food, music, language, dancing, drinks, crafts & traditions. Yes! We love all things Caribbean... Keep an eye on what's on here > What's On at Radiate Windrush Festival […]

Baaba Maal

Southbank Centre Belvedere Road, London

Blending African roots and contemporary electronic influences, the Senegalese singer and guitarist is a born musical traveller. Baaba Maal belongs to the semi-nomadic Fulani people, and, for him, travel and music are inextricable. He began his journey as a musician with long-time friend Mansour Seck, releasing desert blues classic Djam Leelii in 1989, in the […]

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Saffron Hall Audley End Road, Saffron Walden

The group sing a cappella in a joyously energetic performance that combines loud powerful choruses with softer, almost whispering chants where voices blend harmoniously, and tightly choreographed dance moves. Featured on Paul Simon’s Graceland album, they have toured the world since, and were reunited with Paul Simon a few years ago in the Graceland world […]

Macy Gray

De La Warr Pavilion Marina, Bexhill On Sea

Billed as ‘Soul On A Sunday’ with one of the most acclaimed American Soul singers of her generation, this show will be the perfect way to enjoy a super cool summer day. Includes a support act. That unmistakable rasp, unshakable grasp on soul, and funky spirit ensured Macy Gray her status as a 21st-century icon […]