Global Sounds – Music from Around the World this Spring

Published on 14th March 2024

The mission of our eclectic and ever-changing music programme at Brewery Arts is to bring the world to Kendal, so join us this Spring as we welcome some of the most incredible music from around the globe to our stage. From traditional Syrian music to dancefloor-filling afrobeat and cutting-edge global jazz, we’ve got you covered!

Maya Youssef ft. Zoe Rahman and Elizabeth NottFriday 5 April

Hailed as the queen of the qanun, Syria’s Maya Youssef is a globally renowned and award-winning composer and player of the qanun, a traditional Arabic string instrument. Her music blends traditional Middle Eastern music with contemporary classical qualities, creating a sound that is evocative and cinematic. For this performance, Maya is joined by Zoe Rahman, one of the UK’s foremost jazz pianists and composers, and acclaimed percussionist Elizabeth Nott. Book now.

Orchestra BaobabThursday 9 May

Senegal’s self-described “dance band” Orchestra Baobab have been whipping up a fusion of afro-latin, pop, folk and dancefloor-filling rhythms since 1970. Celebrating over 50 years of music making, they take over Brewery Arts ahead of their music anticipated brand new album release. An unmissable show for any fan of upbeat West African or Cuban sounds! Book now.

N’famady KouyateThursday 23 May

A young musician from Guinea in West Africa, N’famady’s primary instrument is the balafon – a traditional wooden xylophone, sacred to West African culture and his family heritage of the griot. Join us for an amazing fusion of Mandingue African and Western European jazz, pop, indie and funk influences. Book now.

TC & The Groove FamilyFriday 31 May

One of the hottest bands on the UK’s booming jazz scene, this 10-piece collective celebrate the coming together of cultures from around the world, producing energetic, cutting-edge jazz sounds with influences including afrobeat, breakbeats, jungle and highlife. Book now.

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Orchestra Baobab

9th May 2024

Doors 7.30pm | Tickets £30.50 | Malt Room Standing Senegal's legendary band Orchestra Baobab is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new album scheduled for...

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N’famady Kouyaté

23rd May 2024

Doors 7.30pm | Tickets £16.50 | Malt Room Standing N’famady Kouyaté is a young energetic master musician from Guinea (Conakry), who relocated to Cardiff (Wales)...

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Tc & The Groove Family

31st May 2024

Doors 7.30pm | Tickets £10.50 | Malt Room Standing 10-piece afro-fusion group TC & The Groove Family take to the road to celebrate the release...

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