Ahnanse Presents: Steam Down Orchestra

Steam Down

Jumping off from the sonic springboard of Afrofuturism, grime and future soul, all fused together with the fearless spontaneity of jazz, and comprised of Ahnanse, Nubya Garcia, members from Sons Of Kemet, Kokoroko, Triforce, Sawa Manga and the Cassie Kinochi's SEED Ensemble, the Steam Down Orchestra are set to raise the roof for their first ever live performance. Steam Down is an arts collective, weekly live music night based in Deptford and a burgeoning label platforming artists such as Brother Portrait and Alex Rita. The collective describe their sessions as a co-creative experience between musicians and audience where everyones participation matters. Their immersive experience is completed by the exuberant energy of the steam down family who show up regularly to bring vibes and support. Their maiden voyage is one not to be missed. Errol (Touching Bass) will be on DJ duties for the night.

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