Category: Music

Music
Balkan fusion vibes from Don Kipper at the Jazz Café

The British capital is a hotbed of musical fusions, as epitomised by Don Kipper. The multi award-winning ensemble play a wide range of musical forms reflecting the cultural diversity of their North East London home, from Romani, Turkish and Greek Folk, to Klezmer, electronica and jazz beats. While born of traditions that surround them and […]

Music
Nilüfer Yanya taking her jazzy pop anthems across Britain, Europe and USA

Ten days ago, Nilüfer Yanya’s eagerly awaited debut album Miss Universe finally dropped and already fans and music critics are going mad for it. In its review, US music magazine Pitchfork said: “The rapturous debut from the British singer-songwriter takes adventurous pop-rock crucibles to new heights with her illusory songwriting and stunning voice.” The UK’s […]

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Hear Olcay Bayır’s velvet voice and heartfelt songs in Turkish and Kurdish, as she debuts new album

Olcay Bayır was named by the Guardian as “an impressive newcomer to London’s vibrant global music scene” for her first release in 2014. At the end of this month, she drops her long-awaited follow-up Rüya – Dream for Anatolia, produced by award-winning jazz outfit Kefaya. Members of this global collective of master musicians will line-up […]

Dance
Turquazz: a Jazz and roots festival for all the senses

Turquazz is “Anatolian jazz without limits! Next month, it makes its global debut in London with fourteen events in 10 different venues over 17 days. Running from 13 to 30 March 2019, this brand new festival celebrates contemporary Anatolian culture, encompassing music, film, food, dance and spoken word. The festival kicks off with a pop-up […]

Music
Valentine’s Turkish special at Trent Part Country Club

If you’re looking for something a little different this Valentine’s, North London’s Trent Park Country Club is hosting a Turkish themed night with live music, DJs and a belly dancer. Brought to you courtesy of Kral FM and RedStar Entertainments, the bash features a live band fronted by vocalists Devrim Baca and Tugba Özcivan performing […]

Cabaret
Final few tickets for TurkishDelightSev’s February Delight Nights live in Hoxton

Relationships come into sharp focus when TurkishDelightSev transfers her regular YouTube podcast to Hoxton’s Trapeze Bar. The night will include comedians, singers and a live podcast on relationships – timely discussions ahead of Valentine’s Day. Presented by Locked Online Radio, advance tickets are selling fast for #DELIGHTNIGHTS, which takes place on Sunday 10 February and […]

Music
One of London’s “musical treasures” She’Koyokh to play for Turkish Society in Edinburgh

“Since bursting on to the UK’s music scene in the early naughties, busking at London’s East End markets, She’Koyokh – a Yiddish word meaning “nice one!” – has toured the world, won international awards and released four critically acclaimed albums earning themselves the reputation as “one of London’s musical treasures playing the best klezmer and […]