NUBIYAN TWIST at Abbeydale Picture House

Abbeydale Picture House, Sheffield

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 – Friday, 13 Oct 2017

19:30 – 00:00

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Soul Rebels (Leeds) presents NUBIYAN TWIST at Abbeydale Picture House with support from K.O.G; warm up DJ set from Chris Welch.

The Abbeydale Picturehouse is proud to collaborate with Leeds jazz/soul/hip-hop/global beats session Soul Rebels (hosted by DJ Lubi), to present a night of live music in this beautiful listed building. Co-promoters include Sheffield’s Inner City Events, CADS and Hop Hideout.

Nubiyan Twist are a 10 piece afrobeat/jazz/hip-hop/reggae ensemble; formed in Leeds in 2011 as students of Leeds College of Music. Now signed to Wormfood Records, they have released their new album 'Dance Inna London' this year and are now well established on the international concert and festival circuit....such as; Glastonbury, WOMAD, Beatherder, Kendall Calling, Soundwave Croatia and Shambala. Now based in London, this is their 2nd appearance in Sheffield. If you are into Dilla, Fela, Erykah and Supercat, you will will love this band.

K.O.G is band leader and vocalist of Sheffield’s afrobeat/dancehall warriors K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade. Also signed to Wormfood, this big band are now well established on the national festival circuit. K.O.G will be performing a live support show to build the energy!

Keeping things flowing before, between and after live sets is Sheffield DJ don Chris Welch, formerly one of the legendary Phonetics crew, sometime Quality Control DJ and resident DJ at Soul Rebels (Leeds). He also hosts the weekly tasty radio show 'Sounds Like This' every Sunday on Sheffield Live FM. Expect his usual mix of deep sounds, from soul to cumbia, hip-hop to jazz, reggae to afrobeat. Quality global beats past, present and future.

If you love global beats, soul and jazz then get down and support this first live gig at Abbeydale Picturehouse of this genre. It promises to be an amazing show in the beautiful auditorium. With your support, hopefully there will be more of these in the future!

Abbeydale Picture House:


Abbeydale Picture House , 387 Abbeydale Picture House , Sheffield