Shifting Sounds: a cultural celebration of people power and global solidarity
When: June 13, 2015
8pm – 12am
Saturday 13 June
The Rum Shack
(Caribbean Bar and Canteen),
657-659 Pollokshaws Road,
Glasgow G41 2AB
Tickets £5/£3 concessions, available on the door.
Join us for a night of live music, film and spoken word to celebrate the struggle for justice across the world – from Glasgow to Venezuela and beyond.
- Yasus Afari and Claudius England: reggae poets and musicians on tour from Jamaica who blend dub and dancehall vibes with soulful melodies
- Hip-Hop Revolución: exclusive preview of a new film about Venezuela’s hip-hop schools movement, and the links between music and political struggles
- Tradeston Brass Agreement: Glasgow-based New Orleans-style street jazz band with dashes of disco, funk and soul
- Jenny Lindsay: award-winning performance poet at the heart of Scotland’s live poetry scene, mixing dry humour, social commentary and storytelling.
From 8pm. Tickets £5/£3 concessions, available on the door. Food will be available from the Rum Shack Caribbean Canteen, but get there early before it gets busy!
More info and updates can be found on the Facebook event page.
Daytime event: activist conference 1pm – 6.30pm
Shifting Sounds follows our activist conference ‘Shifting Ground: the fightback against corporate power in Scotland and the world.‘ More info on this daytime event here and to book your free ticket, go to shifting-ground.eventbrite.co.uk