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Coronavirus: live music in crisis – help Save The Jazz Cafe

One of London’s most iconic live music venues has launched a crowdfunding appeal to try and survive the coronavirus pandemic. The Jazz Cafe has been an important platform for a diverse range of artists, including those of Turkish origin. Like other venues up and down the country, it was forced to shut its doors in […]

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London first stop for electronic trio Islandman’s mini European tour

UPDATE, 12 March 2020: This event has been postponed due to the Coronavirus   Istanbul based musician/producer Tolga Böyük set the wheels in motion for Islandman, a fictional character composing musical stories about a non-existent place… On stage, Islandman is an electro-acoustic trio serving up a tasty mix of mellow electronica and dance beats with […]

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Competition: win a pair of tickets to see the legendary Okay Temiz live at the Jazz Café

Turkish jazz legend Okay Temiz brings his iconic Oriental Wind Ensemble to Camden’s award-winning music venue Jazz Café for an extremely rare London appearance. The classically trained multi-instrumentalist has been performing professionally since 1955 on musical devices that he has either collected or created over the years. A unique talent, he can transform even the […]

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Trip out to the sounds of BaBa ZuLa, live in London in November

Oriental dub legends BaBa ZuLa’s extraordinary live performances are a legend unto themselves. By mixing traditional instruments such as the darbuka, electric saz, and spoons with electronics and dub, BaBa ZuLa create a unique sound. Known as the “Kings of Istanbul psychedelia”, their style of ‘rock’ rolls in a way that Westerners haven’t heard since […]

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Turkish indie folk star Kalben to make London debut at the Jazz Café

Turkish indie folk sensation Kalben is set to give her first live performance in the UK in July. Thanks to hits like Haydi Söyle and Sadece, the singer-songwriter has earned a strong cult following in her homeland, and will be popular among the younger Turkish diaspora. Kelben’s interest in music began at the age of […]