Tag: Arts Canteen

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Olcay Bayir live at this year’s EFG London Jazz Festival

Superb live, expect a rhythmically powerful, soulful, rooted and contemporary live set. Olcay Bayir’s music is a natural marriage of her time-honoured Anatolian heritage and the vibrant, eclectic sounds of London. Classically-trained in the UK as a soprano, collaborations with musicians from all around the world have informed Olcay’s music as much as the rich […]

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Electronic dance star Bedük gets ready to rock Rich Mix

  If you attended Bedük’s debut London gig at the O2 Academy Islington earlier this year, you would know this charismatic dance dynamo totally rocked the house! A diverse audience of UK fans, Turkish students, British dance heads and venue regulars turned up, most having no clue as to what to expect from this multi-genre […]

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Olcay Bayir live at Amal / Hope
 

What’s the best way to dispel the doom and gloom in the news? Take a selection of leading artists from the Balkans, Turkey and the Middle East. Throw in a feel-good film about peace, and an award-winning storyteller. That is the essence of Amal – a celebratory evening to stimulate all the senses.  Singer-songwriter Olcay […]