Preview: Shabaka Hutchings’ OneFest @ Leadmill & EartH (Sheffield & London; Saturday 14th and Saturday 21st September 2019)

shabaka OneFest

If the London jazz scene has a face, that’s the one of Shabaka Hutchings. The saxophonist, clarinettist and bandleader has indeed surged as one of the most popular interpreters of the movement, playing solo or collaborating and enriching the work of many of its actors, and becoming its ambassador around the world.

So, it’s no surprise that the British-Barbadian musician is also the protagonist of OneFest, a brand-new festival happening on 14th September at the Leadmill in Sheffield and one week later (21st September) at EartH in Hackney. The event, meant to support and promote some of the most promising younger talents of the British jazz scene, will offer a daytime and night-time programme.

If the former will feature workshops, panels, and Q&As about the state of affairs of the UK music scene and its issues, the latter will showcase that scene, hosting musicians like Maisha, Nat Birchall and Okamu, Herbert, Skinner + Byron Wallen and many more.

Don’t miss the chance to get an in-depth and unadulterated look at and listen to the UK jazz condition, thanks to this forward-looking project.

Events By These Artists

Date Event name Artist City/Town Venue
16 Nov We Out Here presents Gary Bartz + Maisha with Dwight Trible Maisha London Royal Festival Hall - Southbank Centre

Content Related To These Artists

London Gig Guide (November 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some…

Artists: Actress , Amon Tobin , Bukky Leo , Dele Sosimi , Diezmo , Domenico Lancellotti , Dwight Trible , Fanfare Ciocarlia , Femi Elias , Gaijin Blues , Gary Bartz , Ivocore , Lokkhi Terra , Luke Vibert , Maisha , Marcos Aganju , Nina Miranda , Nubiyan Twist , Ólafur Arnalds , Pedrolito , Snarky Puppy , Taraf De Impex , The Scorpios , Tinariwen , Toby Kaar

Preview: Gary Bartz + Maisha + Dwight Trible @ Southbank Centre (London; Saturday 16th November 2019)

If you are looking for refuge as we get close to winter, then jazz saxophonist Gary Bartz has the perfect night to take cover.  On 16th November, he will be joined by London jazz outfit Maisha, LA jazz vocalist Dwight Trible and London singer and MOBO award winner Zara McFarlane for…

Artists: Dwight Trible , Gary Bartz , Maisha

London Gig Guide (September 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some…

Artists: Abdul And The Gang , Altın Gün , Anthony Joseph , Benjamin Zephaniah , Criolo , Dj Firmeza , Dj Lilocox , Dj Lycox , Kel Assouf , Orchestra Baobab , Sarathy Korwar , Shabaka Hutchings , Shingai , The Heliocentrics , Valia Calda

Event Review: We Out Here Festival (Abbots Ripton, Cambridgeshire; Thursday 15th to Sunday 18 August 2019)

An inaugural festival is always going to be packed with risk and suspense, and after the downpour that Friday night experienced, a breath was held in anticipation of Saturday’s events. However, it is with sheer delight I report that the proceedings seemingly went ahead seamlessly. Saturday I have to jump…

Artists: Children Of Zeus , Dele Sosimi , Dwight Trible , Etuk Ubong , Gary Bartz , Gilles Peterson , Kokoroko , Lee Fields & The Expressions , Maisha , Rob , Saul Williams , Shabaka Hutchings , Shirley Tetteh , Sons Of Kemet , Steam Down , The Comet Is Coming , Zara Mcfarlane

Album Review: Various Artists – We Out Here [Brownswood Recordings; February 2018]

Colours rise from dark contours as a London jazz renaissance takes form. Feeling both early and late, We Out Here captures the tones of this evolving shape.  Tenor saxophonist Shabaka Hutchings directs the way, bringing together a collection of his most in-demand friends on the new-jazz scene. Familiar names such…

Artists: Ezra Collective , Joe Armon-Jones , Kokoroko , Moses Boyd , Nubya Garcia , Shabaka Hutchings , Theon Cross , TriForce

Event Review: Love Supreme Festival (Glynde Place, 30th June to 2nd July 2017)

The concept of an outdoor jazz festival hardly conjures images of glitter-filled Glastonbury excitement, a young hip crowd and dance-fuelled elation. However, previously exclusive jazz appears to be undergoing a fashion revolution and the grounds of Glynde Place hinted at this. Love Supreme, the UK’s only three-day greenfield jazz festival…

Artists: Camilla George Quartet , George Benson , Herbie Hancock , Hot 8 Brass Band , Kansas Smitty’s House Band , La Mambanegra , Lauran Mvula , Miles Mosely , Nubiyan Twist , Shabaka and the Ancestors , Shabaka Hutchings , Sons Of Kemet , The Comet Is Coming , The Jacksons , The West Coast Getdown , TriForce

Interview: Shabaka Hutchings – Sons of Kemet (August 2016)

Sons of Kemet are no longer a fresh faced new group on the London music scene. After five years and two successful albums, their name has spread far-and-wide becoming a sought after act. Their music is more eclectic and harder to define than ever, but that doesn’t prevent it is enthralling. In…

Artists: Shabaka Hutchings , Sons Of Kemet



There are no comments

Add yours

Get an exclusive FREE compilation album each month compiled by us
Just sign up to our FREE monthly newsletter
Your e-mail address will not be passed on to anyone!
Never display this again