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Alevi Folk band Vengi Dersim to make UK debut in Glasgow

An Alevi Folk band from Holland will be making their first appearance in Britain next month following an invitation from the youth wing of the Glasgow Alevi Cultural Centre and Cemevi. Vengi Dersim, a trio based in Rotterdam, will perform at a concert at the Pearce Institute in Govan on Sunday 17 April. The event […]

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Grup SOS live in London for the first time with special guest Arif Edizer

Two of North Cyprus’ best loved artists will be performing in a special double-bill at Cyprus Garden in East London. On Sunday 20 March, veteran rockers Grup SOS will make their debut appearance in Britain, taking to the stage with folk-rock singer Arif Edizer in what is sure to be a sell-out concert. Both Grup […]

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Valentine’s Night at Cyprus Garden

For lovers wanting to celebrate Valentine’s alla Turka, head to East London this Sunday where Cyprus Garden – the capital’s hottest Turkish party destination – is hosting a special Valentine’s night. Sharing the love live on stage will be Soner Babutsa, Ali Babutsa, and Altay. Also on the bill is the one and only cabaret […]

Culture
New North London venue Starfish Loves Coffee to host Open mic nights

From tonight, Starfish Loves Coffee is hosting Open Mic nights weekly on Saturdays for musical talent in the capital. Singers and musicians are invited to take part in front of a live audience at this hip new coffee shop-cum-bar in the heart of Palmers Green, North London. The event starts at 6.30pm and runs till […]

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‘Yassassin’ David Bowie: 7 facts we discovered this week

Few artists have achieved as much in their life as David Bowie. His talents were endless: singer, songwriter, musician, producer, actor, painter, fashion icon… Since first coming into the public consciousness in 1969 with the release of his second album David Bowie/Space Oddity, Bowie has proved to be the master of transformation and innovation, his […]

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Grunge band Duman live in London next week

Anticipation is building for one of Turkey’s leading rock bands who return to the capital after a three-year hiatus. Appearing at the O2 Academy Islington next Sunday, Duman will play an extended set of hits spanning their 17-year career. The four piece band comprises front man Kaan Tangöze, who last year released a solo album, […]