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June 2018

Linton Kwesi Johnson + K.O.G

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June 21, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Varies

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Migration Matters Festival, Festival of Debate & Wordlife present: An Evening with Linton Kwesi Johnson supported by Kweku of Ghana (KOG) Linton Kwesi Johnson Linton Kwesi Johnson was born in 1952 in Chapelton, Jamaica and moved to London in 1963. He is widely regarded as the father of 'dub poetry', a term he coined to describe the way a number of reggae DJs blended music and verse. He recorded several albums on the Island label including Forces of Victory and…

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September 2018

The Definitive Burt Bacharach Songbook

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September 22, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm
£17.50

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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  A wonderful night celebrating the timeless songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David with the voice of John Reilly (Boy on a Dolphin, Acoustic Angels) and a consummate band of Sheffield's finest session players including Steve Beighton (Acoustic Angels, Paul Carrack) on saxophone plus guest singer Rachel Raynor. Canadian pianist Lewis Nitikman is Musical Director, so expect only the best arrangements. Hear all the timeless classic songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, including 'Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa',…

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November 2018

Lau – Live

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November 29, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Flying Donkey Events presents one of the UK's most unique and exciting folk acts at the beautiful Abbeydale Picture House. Scottish folk pioneers Lau return with their first new music since 2015’s ‘The Bell That Never Rang’ (Album of The Year - The Herald, ***** The Guardian). Premiering at Edinburgh International Festival August 18 2018 - at one of their now legendary self curated Lau-Land events. The new music was written in Shetland and highlights the continuation of Lau’s experimental…

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June 2019

Migration Matters Festival: Seyed Ali Jaberi and the Hamdel Ensemble

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June 19, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
PWYF

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Seyed Ali Jaberi - Hamdel Ensemble at Migration Matters Festival, Sheffield Tickets on sale now via Tickets For Good. This Summer, internationally acclaimed musician and composer, Seyed Ali Jaberi and the Hamdel Ensemble will bring the poetry of Persia’s beloved mystic poet Rumi to life, through ‘All Because of Love’; a music production combining hauntingly beautiful Sufi music, dance and poetry. All Because of Love presents a devotional Sufi setting of Rumi’s poetry, considered in the Middle East to be…

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Migration Matters Festival: Lowkey

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June 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
£14.30

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Migration Matters is proud to host the internationally acclaimed activist and rapper Lowkey who will be performing songs from his latest album Soundtrack to the Struggle Part 2. The return of one of the UK’s most potent and electrifying rappers. Lowkey is a towering figure of the scene who renews the old tradition of conscious hip-hop activism for the war on terror generation. Fusing politically charged lyrics and deft dissection of topics such as race, war, global poverty and politics…

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September 2019

Flying Donkey Presents: Manu Delago

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September 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
£18.87

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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After touring almost simultaneously around the globe with Björk, Anoushka Shankar, Olafur Arnalds & releasing his multi-award winning music & mountain film 'Parasol Peak‘, the Austrian grammy-nominated percussionist and composer presents his new album with a 9-piece-ensemble. Dream-like Handpan sounds meet energetic orchestral beats. Trained in classical percussion, the highly acclaimed Austrian composer, ensemble leader and musician, Manu Delago is one of the leading exponents of the Handpan (or Hang). In 2011 he recorded for Björk's Biophilia album and has…

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November 2019

Resilient presents: Kathryn Tickell & The Darkening

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November 12, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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‘The Darkening’ is the Northumbrian name for twilight, but this band’s music blazes fiercely… and the atmospheric Abbeydale Picture House provides the perfect setting. Get tickets >> Musicians from Northumberland, Scotland, Ireland and England, invoke the dark, powerful, sounds of Ancient Northumbria and broadcast them to the modern world. ★★★★ “A clever shape-shifter of a record, founded on an exceptional band” THE OBSERVER, review of "Hollowbone" - out now. “A crucial and exhilarating band setting the world on fire.” fROOTS…

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December 2019

Paul Pashley & His Band in Concert – in aid of St Lukes

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December 7, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
£20

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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ACCLAIMED Sheffield singer Paul Pashley is bringing his vocal talents to Abbeydale Picture House as he raises money for St Lukes patient care. Tickets - to book, please call 07852 867045. Paul, who has performed around the world with his popular range of Swing and Jazz standards, will take to the stage at Abbeydale on December 7 for a concert that is also a tribute to his dad Terry, who was a St Luke’s patient. The evening is being sponsored…

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May 2020

Flying Donkey presents Peggy Seeger

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May 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Making a very welcome return to Sheffield on her ‘First Farewell Tour’, the charismatic Peggy Seeger - singer, songwriter, feminist, icon, Ewan MacColl’s partner and muse - is the undisputed queen of folk and political song.

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Lady Maisery – 10th Anniversary Concert

Picture of Lady Maisery - Hannah James, Rowan Rheingans and Hazel Askew

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May 21, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

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Abbeydale Picture House, 387 Abbeydale Road
Sheffield, South Yorkshire S7 1FS United Kingdom

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Award-winning vocal trio Lady Maisery celebrate 10 years of innovation at the forefront of the English folk scene. Join them at the beautiful Abbeydale Picture House for a unique evening of celebration.

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