Lydia Unsudimi is an ambitious 23 year old singer/songwriter, artist and founder of The I Love Me Project. The 2013 and 2014 winner of ‘Leicester’s Got Talent’ and ‘Leicester’s Most Talented 2017’ is now recognised as one of Leicester’s leading performers.
She has performed for various events and prestigious venues across the country and has supported artists such as Rose Royce’s Gwen Dickey and Akala.
A popular Sheffield based Iranian singersongwriter playing guitar & harmonica. Arash sings of human rights, love, respect and freedom in both the Farsi & Gilaki languages.
SISTERS IN MBIRA
Millie & Jori treat us to a captivating performance of traditional Shona mbira and song with deep & rhythmic trance music from the spiritual heritage of Zimbabwe.
Manchester International Roots Orchestra (MIRO) is a unique ensemble of musicians with roots from across the world. Its repertoire skilfully combines diverse musical influences from haunting Eastern European melodies, to the delicate textures of Middle Eastern percussion and vocals; through to soulful Sufi chants of South Asia, joyful African gospel – embracing rap, hip-hop, classical music and jazz along the way.
NELSON & FRIENDS
Nelson & Friends have gained a whispered reputation around London for their irresistible rhythms and captivating melodies, which makes it impossible for even the most reluctant dancer not to get up on their feet and move. Everywhere they go, they bring a positive atmosphere and make people dance.
Ethiopia’s Krar Collective perform dynamic and colourful traditional music from across one of Africa’s most diverse countries with a musical culture that is ancient and rich, reflecting its place as a meeting point between Africa and the Middle East. The result is a powerful mix of otherworldly grooves, hypnotic rhythms and exuberant expression.