LIVE MUSIC / OPEN MIC
NIGHT OF LIVE MUSIC
Saturday 28th August 2010 welcomes OneNess, Crazy Harmoncia for a night of soul, r&b, poetry, jazz music at its finest not to be missed. Arrive early you will also from get to listen to DJ Speedy warming up the evening with some soul, jazz, classic soul/funk, funk, rare groove, nu jazz.
OneNess is an actress, performance poet, writer director and producer. She has been performing since the age of 8 years. Her talents include directing and producing theatre, teaching theatre practices, acting and performance poetry/spoken word. Her recent work includes directing a cast of 16 performers in a new musical entitled ‘Misrepresented People’, co-produced by herself on behalf of the Nottingham Playhouse. OneNess has a diverse artistic life.
In recent years she has given powerful acting performances in the productions such as Tuggstar for President at The Cochrane Theatre and Modern Amazons at The Birmingham Repertoire Theatre; shared with Mica Paris, Terri Walker, Swiss, Black Twang, Dead Prez & many more familiar names and has performed in many venues from schools to theatres to concert arenas nationally and internationally. She was nominated for Best Black female poet of 2005 by Black Women in the Arts and was hailed in the New Nation Newspaper as being one of the top 5 poets of 2005. OneNess has appeared on BBC radio 4 series bespoken word and played Brenda in Angie Le Mar’s Choice FM radio series ‘The Brothers’. She has also hosted and appeared on TV channels such as BEN TV, BBC Midlands and Oslo TV (Norway).
As a member of London’s finest poetry collective the ‘Best Kept Secret’, OneNess became the first person out side of the USA to win a prize at The Toronto International Poetry Slam, whilst the collective were on tour in Canada. She was awarded third place as developing as a performance artist she is constantly involved in supporting her community for the betterment and empowerment of her people. This includes work with women’s groups, liberation campaigns, progressive grass root organisations, student activism and so on. She states that her aim is “to aspire to live and travel beyond the words she speaks and she prays that she will be brave enough to walk the path that the ancestors have laid before her.”OneNess is currently working on an EP for release in 2010
Has shared the stage with the likes of Abram Wilson, Denys Baptiste, Shabaka Hutchins, Gary Crosby and young talent that is Tommows Warriors. Also worked with Ty, Armani Naphatall and Union Dance. He has performed at major venues like Jazz Cafe, Hackney Empire, Bill Chill House, in 2008 was awarded UK Unsigned Speciality Act and has had various guest appearances Sky based satellite station Ben TV. Come and listern to his latest music from 'Latin Jazz Vol.2'
Emily O'Hara is a regular performer at Supa Fine and is a recent graduate classical guitarist of Trinity College of Music. Performed at venues tha include The London Palladium, and Royal Naval College Chapel. Emily is one half of the acclaimed guitar and mandolin duo 'Cancion'; specializing in Latin and Brazilian classical music (Audio track 'Tango'). Other projects include a soprano and guitar duo and flute and guitar duo.
Jazz/Hip-Hop is in the same vain as Unwrapped Vols on Hidden Beach.
Venue : Smugglers Tavern
Address : 28 Warren Street, London W1T 5ND
Time : 7pm-11pm
Free B4 8pm £2 after
Thai Food Served till 10pm
Book a table email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tube : Warren Street / Great Portland Street (both 2 minutes walk)
Euston (10 minutes walk)
Buses : 18, 27, 30, 73, 205, 88, 10, 14, 24, C2, 453, 29, 134