Folklore Presents: Dele Sosimi, Poly-Ritmo, Kolago Kult & Pink Shabab

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Get a load of this! Folklore are going LIVE and bringing the party to your living room with a globetrotting streaming extravaganza to see you through the last weekend of lockdown. Afrobeat legend and Fela associate Dele Sosimi will be blessing the Folklore stage with his live quartet and a sackful of sweltering grooves - support comes from fast-rising rhythm queen Poly-Ritmo, Pink Shabab and his heartbreak funk, and psychedelic dancefloor conjurers Kolaĝo Kult see the night off with their signature A/V vibrations.

We're partnering with Music Venue Trust on this show to try and raise funds for the independent venues that are at risk of imminent closure - while we've been fortunate to receive Arts Council funding thanks to MVT support, not every venue has been so lucky. Spots like the Brixton Windmill, The Waiting Room, Spiritual Bar and many others across the country are in real danger of permanently closing in the next few months without help. MVT have been incredible at supporting small venues this year so we want to give some of that back where we can - and we hope you do too. Every penny of your ticket fee will go to MVT and their #SaveThe30 campaign.
Streaming tix available via Dice: https://link.dice.fm/DRjsaxOGzbb
We've got 30 tickets (#SaveThe30 innit) up for grabs at just £2 - but if you have the means please consider giving £5 or £10!
See you on the stream folks - Saturday night's alright!
Team Folklore xx
Videography & Streaming from Drift Studio

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