Nubya Garcia

Nubya Garcia

Celebrating the rise of UK’s domineering UK Jazz scene

We’re proud to host the debut headline show of Nubya Garcia, winner of this year’s Jazz FM Breakthrough Artist Award, at Village Underground. This fast rising, critically acclaimed artist is one of the leading forces behind the resurgence of jazz-influenced sounds taking over dance floors across the UK. Named by The Guardian as a key figure in the UK’s jazz scene, Garcia is undoubtedly one to watch.

At Village Underground, expect Garcia and her world-class band to take you through  a night of cutting edge jazz melodies atop dense, viscous grooves that thunder through Afrobeat, dubstep and dancehall. This one’s for the dancers.

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