Opus & Now Then 11 – Amy True, Papa Soul & More
OPUS & NOW THEN 11
Opus & Now Then celebrate their 11th Birthday with a special event at Yellow Arch Studios. We’ve pulled together a multi-room party with some unmissable talent, DJs, and a chance to celebrate with the extensive network of writers, musicians, artists and activists that make Now Then what it is.
Free Thinking British Born, London Based, Irish/Ugandan poet, rapper, singer songwriter who creates conscious Hip Hop, Soul & Jazz. Surely one of 2019 breakthrough acts, with highlight shows throughout the summers festival circuit.
She has Supported acts like Rodney P, Black Twang, Slum Village, illa J, Mos Def, Immortal tech, RA Da Rugged Man & Public Enemy to name a few, whilst also collaborating on Albums with the likes of Akala, Benjamin Zephaniah, Shabaka Hutchings, Congo Natty & Asian Dub Foundation!! She is part of the ‘Peoples Army Movement’. Your chance to check out this rising star with her full band.
Sheffield’s very own funk/soul sisters and brothers are the ultimate crowd pleasers, with the unique take on classic songs from timeless labels such as Stax, Chess, Mowtown & Atlantic. Throw in some reconstructed contemporary funk and disco groves and you have yourself a dance-floor party!
**ROMÁN ROCHA (La Rumba)**
Founder & resident at La Rumba, a British-Latino collective based in the UK, who have been behind some major parties over the last few years in Sheffield. https://fixr.co/organiser/823507068
**JOI LA FRIQUE (Apricot Ballroom Soundsystem)**
Sheffield based Tropical/cosmic vibes. Everything from disco and funk, to italo, zouk, afrobeat, electro, house… Anything with a good groove.
Co-Founder/Host at Sheffield’s tropical dance party Mizik Nou, and the Love Saves the Day party ‘Apricot Ballroom’.
**NEZ (Vibrations / Two Left Feet)**
Resident at Sheffield’s infamous Vibrations party series and Sheffield Live’s Two Left Feet weekly Show.
£10 Early Bird