Journeys Live - World Music Stage
Rafiki Jazz Up Close!
4.00pm - 4.40pm
Travel the world in a day without moving from Manchester, Journeys Live is a day of free entertainment featuring a line-up of incredible emerging and established artists spanning the Middle East to Africa. Cathedral Gardens will host a main stage of global vibes and music talent, creative workshops and street food for everyone to enjoy. Plus, find out more about how Manchester supports refugees and asylum seekers and how you can get involved.
Nine native and migrant folk remix roots music and tell modern stories with a glance back to the ancients. Showcasing new pieces from their current Up Close project, their set features the stunning vocal quartet of Sufi Sarah Yaseen, Hebrew-Hindi singer-songwriter Avital Raz, Egyptian Coptic master-musician Mina Salama and Senegalese griot Kadialy Kouyate, at the heart of a truly cross-continental musical masala.
Cathedral Gardens, Corporation Street, M4 3BG