with Lydia Lutudi (USA), Mohammed Yahya (Mozambique), Namvula (Zambia) and Kudaushe Matimba & Harare (Zimbabwe)
Friday 16 August
FREE / SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN
Supported and funded by BID Leicester and Leicester City Council
Travel the world without moving from Jubilee Square. Journeys Live is an evening of free entertainment featuring a line-up of incredible emerging and established artists from across continents. Jubilee Square will host a stage of global vibes and music talent, creative workshops and street food for everyone to enjoy. Plus, find out more about how you can support refugees
and asylum seekers.
4.00pm Lydia Lutudi (USA)
5.00pm Mohammed Yahya (Mozambique)
6.00pm Namvula (Zambia)
7.00pm Kuduashe Matimba & Harare (Zimbabwe)
TIMES AND LOCATION
Friday 16 August
4.00pm - 8.00pm
Jubilee Square, Leicester. LE1 5LB
Lydia Lutudi: Lydia Lutudi is the two-time winner of Leicester's Got Talent and Leicester's leading professional female vocalist. She discovered her voice at the age of 15 at a school talent show and hasn't looked back since. With a soulful and sultry range, coupled with an eye-catching stage presence, Lydia is a performer who will send chills down your spine and reach the depths of your soul.
Mohammed Yahya: Mohammed Yahya is a rapper who was forced to flee his native Mozambique during the civil war. In Portugal, surrounded by poverty but inspired by the influence of his singer father, he began using music and poetry to positively channel his thoughts, energy and emotions.
Namvula: Creating an intrepid new world where folk and urban traditions of her Zambian homeland blend with London's vibrant, eclectic music scene. Namvula crosses boundaries with refreshing honesty and evocative lyricism transporting listeners into different worlds whilst staying firmly rooted in African soil.
Kudaushe Matimba & Harare: Fronted by the exuberance and charisma of Zimbabwean musician Kudaushe Matimba, Harare features a groundbreaking line-up, mixing the buzzing acoustics of the Southern African rich-toned marimba, mbira, ringing jingling guitars, swooping bass lines, irresistible dance rhythms and uplifting vocals.