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

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...
Review: La Mambanegra @ Pavilion Terrace (Manchester, 14th July 2017)

Review: La Mambanegra @ Pavilion Terrace (Manchester, 14th July 2017)

A grey, dank Friday evening welcomed Colombia’s La Mambanegra as guests of the Biennial Manchester International Festival. The tent interior was wrapped in black and fans gathered, sitting cross-legged, waiting for the band. Hailing from Cali, the nine-piece La Mambanegra (The Black Mamba) take to the stage, safe in the...
WOMAD 2016 Highlights: Friday

WOMAD 2016 Highlights: Friday

Our top 5 discoveries for Womad festival’s first full day, Friday, showcase the rich and varied styles that WOMAD 2016 has on offer. In our pick there is music from Spain, Lebanon, Mali, Scotland and Colombia – you can’t get more diverse than that! La Mambanegra got us off to...
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