Preview: UnampliFire Festival #2 @ St Mark’s Church (London, 26th November 2016)

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More than the title or name of their festival, UnampliFire sums up Nest Collective’s attitude: “no amplification, no sound checks, no waiting around – just pure, unadulterated music”.

If you add to that the fact that the aforementioned music is played by more than a dozen of intriguing musicians, who will perform in the scenic surroundings of St. Mark’s Church in Dalston, you have the perfect all-day event.

From early afternoon to late evening, the Nest Collective and their music guests will present folk, roots and acoustic sounds in all their forms. From the experimental artistry of Cosmo Sheldrake, to the gentle kora mastery of Seckou Keita.

From the anarchic talent of Green Gartside (former frontman of Scritti Politti) to the uplifting ensemble singing of the London Bulgarian Choir, it will be about harmonies and dissonances, innovation and tradition, and it will also be about food and drink.

So take a Saturday off and let the Nest Collective light their UnampliFire to inspire your weekend.

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