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Issue 1099

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Jorja Smith: All Points East, Victoria Park, London 27/8/21 REVIEW Celeste: All Points East, Victoria Park, London 27/8/21 REVIEW Mahalia: All Points East, Victoria Park, London 27/8/21 REVIEW Shabaka Hutchings (Sons Of Kemet): All Points East, Victoria Park, London 27/8/21 REVIEW

All Points East: Victoria Park, London 27/8/21

This four-day event has established itself as one of the go-to festivals in London. This year featured Jorja Smith, Mahalia, Enny, Celeste, Kojey Radical, Omah Lay, Sons of Kemet and Loyle Carner...

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Collette Cooper: Janis-Tomorrow Maybe Maybe My last (The Janis Joplin Story) REVIEW

Janis - Tomorrow Maybe My Last (The Janis Joplin Story): Union Theatre, London 28/08/21

There were some supreme moments of artistic largesse the uninhibited rocking and rolling jazziness and souling that had become her trademark and legacy...

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Omar: Jazz Cafe, London 14/8/21 REVIEW Omar: Jazz Cafe, London 14/8/21 REVIEW Omar: Jazz Cafe, London 14/8/21 REVIEW Omar: Jazz Cafe, London 14/8/21 REVIEW

Omar: Jazz Cafe, London 14/8/21

It was no surprise that the Godfather of UK soul, Omar, drew a capacity crowd to his first show at The Jazz Cafe since COVID restrictions were lifted. A huge smile crossed the singer's face as he stepped onstage...

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Nile Rodges & Chic: Hampton Court Palace Festival, Hampton Court, Surrey 22/8/21 REVIEW Nile Rodges & Chic: Hampton Court Palace Festival, Hampton Court, Surrey 22/8/21 REVIEW Nile Rodges & Chic: Hampton Court Palace Festival, Hampton Court, Surrey 22/8/21 REVIEW Nile Rodges & Chic: Hampton Court Palace Festival, Hampton Court, Surrey 22/8/21 REVIEW

Nile Rodges & Chic: Hampton Court Palace Festival, Hampton Court, Surrey 22/8/21

For anyone in need of an uplifting evening, soul/funk/disco icons Nile Rodgers and Chic are the perfect tonic, and the courtyard of the historic castle at Hampton Court Palace is the perfect venue for it...

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Davido: Yam Carnival, Clapham Common, London 28/8/21 REVIEW Kehlani: Yam Carnival, Clapham Common, London 28/8/21 REVIEW Koffee: Yam Carnival, Clapham Common, London 28/8/21 REVIEW Beenie: Man: Yam Carnival, Clapham Common, London 28/8/21 REVIEW

Yam Carnival: Clapham Common, London 28//8/21

In an ideal world, 2021 would see Yam Carnival grace London for the second time. Unfortunately, the pandemic had other ideas and the inaugural show last year was among the many casualties last summer...

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Shabaka Hutchings (The Comet Is Coming): South Facing Fest @Crystal Palace, London 15/8/21 REVIEW The Cinematic Orchestra: South Facing Festival @Crystal Palace Bowl, London 15-8-21 REVIEW KOKOROKO: South Facing Festival @Crystal Palace Bowl, London 15-8-21 REVIEW Yazmin Lacey: South Facing Festival @Crystal Palace Bowl, London 15/8/21 REVIEW

Worldwide FM 5th Birthday - South Facing: Crystal Palace Bowl, London 15/8/21

My fourth visit of the summer to Crystal Palace Bowl was for the Worldwide FM day, bring together a range of top-quality talent including The Cinematic Orchestra, The Comet Is Coming, KOKOROKO +more!

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Dizzee Rascal: South Facing Festival @Crystal Palace Bowl, London 14/8/21 REVIEW Ghetts: South Facing Festival @Crystal Palace Bowl, London 14/8/21 REVIEW Alicai Harley: South Facing Festival @Crystal Palace Bowl, London 14/8/21 REVIEW Dreya Mac: South Facing Festival @Crystal Palace Bowl, London 14/8/21 REVIEW

South Facing Fest: Dizzee Rascal, Ghetts, Alicai Harley, Flohio... @Crystal Palace, London 14/8/21

Following the two excellent Cross The Tracks shows the previous weekend, this week the South Facing Festival was headlined by grime pioneer Dizzee Rascal performing with The Outlook Orchestra...

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Corinne Bailey Rae: South Facing-Cross The Tracks @Crystal Palace Bowl, London 8/8/21 REVIEW Jazzie B (Soul II Soul): South Facing-Cross The Tracks @Crystal Palace Bowl, London 8/8/2 REVIEW Lynda Dawn: South Facing (Cross The Tracks) @Crystal Palace Bowl, London 8/8/21 REVIEW Norman Jay: South Facing-Cross The Tracks @Crystal Palace Bowl, London 8/8/21 REVIEW

South Facing: Corinne Bailey Rae, Soul II Soul, Cymande, Lynda Dawn... Crystal Palace, London 8/8/21

The Cross The Tracks festival branched out/hosted two shows at the Crystal Palace Bowl during the month-long South Facing Festival, day 3 had a soulful feel, with Corinne Bailey Rae heading the bill...

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Poppy Ajudha - South Facing [Cross The Tracks]: Crystal Palace, London 6/8/21 REVIEW Ghetts - South Facing [Cross The Tracks]: Crystal Palace, London 6/8/21 REVIEW Ego Ella May - South Facing [Cross The Tracks]: Crystal Palace, London 6/8/21 REVIEW Kojey Radical - South Facing [Cross The Tracks]: Crystal Palace, London 6/8/21 REVIEW

South Facing - Poppy Ajudha, Nubiyan Twist, Ghetts, Kojey Radical....: Crystal Palace, London 6/8/21

This year's shows are being held using a floating stage on the lake at the heart of the Bowl, an impressive feat in its own right. After such a long and bleak time unable to go to festivals, it was beautiful to see...

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Liam Bailey: Jazz Cafe, London 4/7/21 REVIEW Liam Bailey: Jazz Cafe, London 4/7/21 REVIEW Liam Bailey: Jazz Cafe, London 4/7/21 REVIEW Liam Bailey: Jazz Cafe, London 4/7/21 REVIEW

Liam Bailey: Jazz Cafe, London 4/7/21

Nottingham singer Liam Bailey's material usually features a unique blend of reggae, blues and soul. It was no surprise that tickets for his socially distanced show at The Jazz Cafe didn't last long...

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