31/12/2017 - 01/01/2018 6:00 pm - 4:00 am New Year's Eve: Chainska Brassika & Pangaea Steel Band The Magic Garden, London
18/11/2017 - 19/11/2017 7:00 pm - 2:00 am Lost Horizon Autumn Sauna Party 2017 The Magic Garden, London
08/11/2017 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm Shabaka & The Ancestors Islington Assembly Hall, London
07/10/2017 - 08/10/2017 9:00 pm - 2:00 am Baraka The Magic Garden, London
20/05/2017 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm Family Atlantica, Vula Viel Trio, Sean OD Jazz Cafe, London
28/04/2017 - 29/04/2017 8:00 pm - 1:00 am Rhythm Passport: Lakuta / Native Sun / Family Atlantica Duo Rich Mix, London
Sweet Sweet Dreams begins with clarity: “we gonna have a party,” put plain and simply; five words that manifest Trinidadian Shadow’s soca, party here being both a metaphor for social and cultural prosperity, and what the world means in the everyday. There is beauty to lyrical simplicity, isn’t there? Slogans...
23/03/2017 - 24/03/2017 8:00 pm - 12:00 am The Twinkle Brothers Live Fox and Firkin, London
04/03/2017 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Kassav' O2 Shepherds Bush Empire, London
Songs mean the world. It’s especially the case when a singer, Calypso Rose, is the very first woman to perform the music of a particular commercial genre: calypso. With every one of her answers to my questions, Calypso Rose sang her songs to me during our interview, as if to...