Soup Kitchen, Manchester.
Doors open at 7pm, live music and DJ sets from 8pm - 1am.
GRRRL is produced by In Place of War, a powerful platform that allows voices to be heard and opportunities to be created; across the world in zones of violence and disruption. All proceeds from the night go to its work supporting artists in sites of conflict www.inplaceofwar.net
In Place of War presents GRRRL, an inspiring collaboration of sound by empowered, fierce, independent women from around the world, coming together to tell their collective stories of life, conflict, inequality and change through music. Directed by Brazil’s Laima Leyton (MIXHELL / Soulwax), the project features an exhilarating mix of influential artists, including:
Mercury Prize winning rapper – Speech Debelle
Zimbabwe’s Rapper Queen – AWA KHIWE
The Queen of Brazilian Dancehall – Lei Di Dai
The Young Lioness of Africa – Noella Wiyaala
Original Nu-Jazz and folk singer from Cape Town – Nono Nkoane
DJ and Percussionist from Caracas - Mabe Chacín
British Bangladeshi vocalist - Sohini Alam
A mesmerizing electronic fusion of dark techno, ghetto bass, hip-hop, dancehall, reggae, soul and electronica; GRRRL is packed with purpose and has a message to tell.
LINEUP: GRRRL Live Show, Flex: Lil' Fee (The Whip) & Peter Parker (Official Fingathing), Afrodeutsche