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Fri 20 November 2015


  The Immersion Project is lead by London based Jazz singer and MD Cassandra Gurling. Cassandra mixes electronic progressive melodies, rootsy bass lines, soulful haunting jazz vocals and ethnic rhythms.  Cassandra Gurling aims to create ‘a musical experience for the…

Tue 23 December 2014

Juwon Ogungbe

Solo performance Pianist, singer and composer Juwon Ogungbe is one of the mainstays of British-African music. His current CD “Life Force Music” covers all bases – African grooves, soul stirring songs and funk licks are effortlessly mixed together. In his…

Thu 29 May 2014

The Fontanelles

“A terrific 12 piece band who intensify the music’s seductively repetitive rhythms” The Independent “The on stage band works up a storm as they pound through Fela Kuti’s hits to electrifying effect” The Metro In 2011 the groundbreaking Broadway production,…

Wed 21 May 2014

Yomi Bashiru & Naija Grooves

We welcome back legendary Nigerian drummer/percussionist Yomi Bashiru (The Minister of Rhythms) and his explosive 9-piece group Naija Grooves create infectious grooves from the fusion of Fuji, Juju and Afrobeat rhythms. Expect heavy duty rhythms from one of Africa’s greatest…

Sat 05 April 2014

Ghetto Lounge

Ghetto Lounge started as a DJ event in Café 1001, Brick Lane, East London to represent the very best music in Soul, Jazz, Funk, Reggae, Latin and Afrobeat since 2003. Ghetto Lounge is also a recording label and promoter of the…