Friday, 4 June 2010

Shows/Gigs This Weekend

Don't miss some of these amazing shows in London this weekend! (*denotes free shows!)

  • *June 5th, Saturday 7:30pm: Ritary Gaguenetti Live @ Inn on the Green ( 3-5 Thorpe Close, Notting Hill, W10 5XL) FREE As part of the Inn on the Green's west meets east programme through June, world music guitarist Ritary Gaguenetti comes to play a solo show.
  • June 6th, Sunday 7:30pm: Johnny Clarke @ Dingwalls (Camden Lock) £16 door Jamaican roots legend visits London to kick off the his European tour alongside afro-dub innovators Soothsayers and The Red Earth Collective who have released the critically acclaimed albums "One More Reason " and "Red Earth Dub" in 2009/10 ( on which Johnny Clarke was a special guest ) . Expect to hear tracks from these as well as a full Johnny Clarke set with all the hits like Move out of Babylon , Blood Dunza, African Roots, Declaration if Rights .........Add to this a set from Manasseh Sound and Manasseh at the mixing desk for the live show.!/event.php?eid=114808431880489
  • June 6th, Sunday 7:45pm: 'O Shakuntala' with Debashish @ Purcell Room (Southbank Centre Belvedere Road SE1 8XX) £15/£12 With a Grammy nomination and BBC World Music Award under his belt, Indian slide guitarist Pandit (master) Debashish Bhattacharya's remarkable virtuosity is winning international critical acclaim. O Shakuntala! is a sublime interpretation of the immortal Indian masterpiece of eternal love and features three slide guitars designed and developed by Debashish himself. A musical adventure fusing two great Indian musical traditions - Carnatic music from the South of India and Hindustani music from the North - it celebrates love in all its many wonderful rasas (emotions). Debashish is accompanied by the wonderful Subashish Bhattacharya (his brother) on tabla, Chitrangana Reshwal on pakhawaj and Charu Hariharan on mridangam and ganjira.
  • June 6th, Sunday 8:00pm: Seeds of Creation Live @ Charlie Wrights ( 45 Pitfield Street, Hoxton and Shoreditch, N1 6DA) £3 A drummer with a long and illustrious career, Seddik Zebri presents a evening of tremendous African and world music jam at Charlie Wright's.

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