Featuring Cameroonian multi-instrumentalist and singer Alphonse Daudet Touna from the band Hélélé , the event is part of Bristol Refugee Festival, and is supported by Counterpoints Arts, Bristol’s Lorraine Ayensu Refugee Arts and Bristol's community arts venue The Trinity Centre.
Pre-show talk at 7:30pm with the artists before the performance, giving an insight into the project and how it was created.
Talking Gigs are a cross between alternative music performances and a talk / interview format, offering unique insights into the work and culture of an artist. We'll be performing Orchestra of Samples at the university of Sheffield in their wonderful Drama Studio concert theatre with guests, percussionist Ford Collier (Mishra, Drystones) and Sufi singer Sarah Yaseen (Rafiki Jazz).
We're taking part in the artistic cultural programme, completing their cycle of conferences around the themes of heritage, mobility, diversity, humanities in society, the pandemic and more. The conference is co-organized by UNESCO's Social and Human Sciences Programme, the International Council for Philosophy and Human Sciences (CIPSH) and the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT).
Joining a line-up of international artists from Indonesia to Colombia, Plugged launch their first live stream in a series of upcoming online short performances called 'Plugged In'. Addictive TV's 30 minute lockdown gig is from Graham in London and Alejandro in Paris and starts at 8:30pm!