Refugee Rhythms: Têtes de Pois / Forefathers / Necktr + more
As always we’re raising money for a good cause, with proceeds going towards Conversation Club, (http://
Physical tickets will be available from New Roots (347 Glossop Road) for £6 with no booking fee and from a few ticket sellers.
Têtes de Pois
Gracing us with their presence from across the pond, Tetes de Pois is an upbeat 7-piece Leeds based instrumental band, bringing a fusion of hip-hop, afrobeat, neo-soul, jazz sounds. As one of the Tight Lines collective’s bands they have previously supported Ezra Collective and performed at “Love Supreme” festival.
A lively Afro-Funk 7 piece ensemble from Sheffield combining world music of Afro-Beat and Salsa with a healthy dash of Jazz and Funk-Rock. Signed to Mango Disco, you know they’re gonna be good.
The vibrant Leeds band Necktr are a modern soul 9 piece bringing us some global soul, drawing influences from genres spanning from hip-hop, latin, jazz, afrobeat and ambient music.
Sheffield University Samba Band
The Sheffield University Samba Bateria is a drumming group, playing traditional Latin American percussion. They’ll be bringing a variety of rhythms similar to the Rio de Janeiro Carnival style batucada, Afoxe and Samba-Reggae, with an added African influence.