Um Sete Um are a trio performing choro; a style of instrumental music similar to jazz but with a blend of African rhythm and classical forms to give it a uniquely Brazilian twist. The music dates from the late 1800s up to the present day, covering the giants of the genre such as Ernesto Nazareth, Pixinguinha.
Katie Stevens - Clarinet and flute, Andy Carter - 7 string guitar, Alex Magni - percussion
This 12 piece Megafolk band is a collection of rogues and misfits surfing a tidal wave of horns, fiddles and guitars! Rapidly exploding from the 'Balkan Brass' genre they emerge as an anarchic orchestra of blazing passion and breathtaking originality.
Calypso Moon play a cocktail of vintage swing and calypso that guarantees to put a smile on your face and get your toes tapping! Full of joy with a touch of romance so put your glad rags on for a light hearted foray into a bygone era
Ellie Dattani - Vocals and Ukelele, Dan Hayward - Drums, Marek - Percussion, Pat - Double bass, Katie Stevens - Clarinet, saxophone and backing vocals
Bahkita ensemble are a collective of musicians and dancers based in Birmingham playing traditional arabic music and egyptian baladi.
Joelle Barker- Percussion, Katie Stevens - Saxophone, clarinet and Nay, Sam Slater - Oud
Chai For All is an ensemble touring middle eastern and Jewish music sets and music & spoken word performances both nationally and internationally. Its two most recent music and storytelling shows explored the 1917 Balfour Declaration and Our Homeland Lives in Us: Longing, Belonging & Palestine.
David Mowat - trumpet, Knud Stuwe - Guitar and Oud, Marianna Moralis - Vocals, Lulu Ruby Rose - Violin, Zaid Hilal - Vocals