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Róisín Gadelrab’s music news: In The Round; 47SOUL; The Tannahill Weavers

02 February, 2018 — By Róisín Gadelrab

Oumou Sangare

THE Roundhouse’s eclectic series of In The Round shows continue until February 10 with a line-up of unique performances from the likes of Oumou Sangare, Jimmy Webb, Nadine Shah, Portico Quartet, Levellers, GoGo Penguin, and Chip (aka Chipmunk) and Beth Orton.

• Annie Mac’s celebrated AMP nights return to Jazz Cafe on Feb 1.


• Arab electronic hip-hop supergroup 47SOUL, whose members come from Palestine and Jordan, release their full-length debut album Balfron Promise on February 2, marked by a special show at Jazz Café on the same date. The album’s name is a nod to the London tower where they were temporarily based, a favoured music video location.

Saints of Sin

Saints of Sin promise a blistering set of rock and soaring guitar riffs at their Dublin Castle gig on Feb 3.

• We’ve heard the buzz about the hip-hop brunch but how about a UK Garage brunch with genuine Garage DJs The Artful Dodger, DJ Cartier and MC DT? Head down to the launch at Proud Camden from midday on Feb 3 for a menu of UK Garage, rap battles, games, fancy dress and bottomless BIRD fried chicken, rum punch and brandy and cokes, topped off with doughnuts and brownies.

The Tannahill Weavers

Scottish Folk band The Tannahill Weavers play Heath Street Baptist Church on Feb 6 as part of their 50th anniversary tour.

• The subject of this month’s Dublin Castle Rock And Roll Book Club on Feb 7 is Suede: Love & Poison: The Official Biography by David Barnett. Author David Barnett will be in conversation with Julie Hamill.

Notable gigs this week: Nightmares on Wax, Koko; Don Broco, ULU (Feb 2); Skiffle Kings, Terry & Gerry, The 100 Club (Feb 3); Jhene Aiko, Koko (Feb 4); James Blake, Koko; Esprit d’Air, Underworld (Feb 5); Dead Boys, Islington Academy (Feb 8); SYML, St Pancras Old Church (Feb 8-9).


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