Category: Music

Art
Indulge your senses with this special night of live music and painting

  It’s not often an event promoter combines amazing live music with art in a historic setting and all for a good cause, but that’s exactly what consultant Zeynep Ober sets out to achieve with Painting Meets Music. While the event name lacks imagination, the evening’s contents certainly sparkle. Renowned flautist Şefika Kutluer performs, accompanied […]

Music
BaBa ZuLa to play Kensington’s Nells Jazz & Blues

  The self-proclaimed masters of 21st Century Turkish psychedelic music have forged their own path since forming in 1996. Today, they are globally celebrated as the glorious purveyors of alternative Anatolian music, their hybrid music a perfect blend of electro, dub, funk, rock ‘n’ folk. Their origins date back to their student days at Boğaziçi […]

Music
Former Eurovision winner Sertab Erener to play Indigo at The O2 in January

  Chart-topping Turkish singer-songwriter Sertab Erener will be performing live in London at the end of next month. Erener is Turkey’s sole winner at the Eurovision Song Contest, triumphing in 2003 with her catchy ethno-pop track Everyway That I Can, which went on to be a top 10 hit in half-a-dozen European countries. The classically-trained Soprano […]

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Get into the festive zone Turkish-style with Fasl-i Keyf at London’s Babel Art House this weekend

Groups performing Turkish classical music (aka fasıl) in Britain are few and far between. One of the best is five-piece outfit Fasl-i Keyf, whose name means ‘fasıl delight’. If you’re in London and fancy easing yourself into the festive season a la Turkish style, they are performing in Stoke Newington, North London, on Saturday night. […]

Music
“One of Britain’s best young talents”, singer Nilüfer Yanya headlines the Jazz Café

Solo artist Nilüfer Yanya is the headline act for this weekend’s Camden showcase promoted by London’s most exciting independent label, Blue Flowers. Just 22-years-old, Nilüfer has forged her own musical path by performing in open mic nights across the capital. Her breakthrough single Baby Luv, released earlier this year, was lauded by music critics on […]