From The Source Festival to be staged in Coventry in October and November 2021.
Monday, September 06, 2021
Coventry Warwick Arts Centre and Serious present the second From The Source festival as part of Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 Featured artists include Camilla George & Sarathy Korwar.
We have received the following press release;
From The Source Festival begins next month in Coventry.
Coventry Warwick Arts Centre and Serious present the second From The Source festival as part of Coventry UK City of Culture 2021
Featured artists include
Jazz is a major influence for many contemporary artists from electronica to soul, hip-hop to spoken word. From The Source Festival brings together an inspirational line-up of artists who draw on the roots of jazz while reinterpreting them for today’s audiences.
Tuesday 26 October – Wednesday 3 November 2021 | COVENTRY Warwick Arts Centre
Bookings at serious.org.uk/FromTheSource
Jasmine Gardosi | Tuesday 26 & Wednesday 27 October
Award-winning Birmingham-based spoken word poet, multiple slam champion and beatboxer brings new show Dancing To Music You Hate to Coventry. Prepare to be moved by both music and message as she cracks open binaries with boldness, compassion and humour.
Sarathy Korwar | Friday 29 October
One of the most original and compelling voices in the UK jazz scene blasting his own vibrant sounds with blends of Indian music.
Kofi Stone | Saturday 30 October
Soulful, honest hip-hop from Birmingham rapper Kofi Stone, masterfully painting pictures of the highs and lows of everyday life.
Camilla George | Sunday 31 October
MOBO-nominated saxophonist brings her own critically acclaimed band, showcasing stars of the new UK jazz scene, to Coventry.
Tricky | Wednesday 3 November
Rare live show by the legendary producer whose 30+ year career brought us pivotal raps with Massive Attack and a huge catalogue of his releases that changed the face of trip hop.
Doreen Foster, Director of Warwick Arts Centre, says: ‘From The Source celebrates jazz as an inspirational art form. This year’s lineup features artists who grew up listening to the likes of John Coltrane, Charlie Parker, Jackie McLean and Ahmad Jamal, and used these early experiences to forge very different musical paths. Although each artist has their own unique sound and perspective, the echoes of jazz shine through. We can’t wait to bring artists and audiences together this October to share the many music styles and influences which inspire us all’