SUNDAY 20TH SEPT
• • • IN B R E I F • • •
If you haven’t sampled Writer’s Block before think: vibrant spoken word, emotive, intimate live music and saliva-conjuring short films. It’s a space to be unrestricted, to laugh, to get angry or get sexy. It’s your space, so come and own it and open up your live show experience.
• • • Boombastic Feature Acts • • •
_ Michaela::: http://twitter.com/michaelathepoet
Recently Dubbed as “compelling and inspirational, truly amazing” by a journalist, and co-signed by several media outlets and supporters alike, Following a tour around the U.S and several high profile UK appearances, Michaela’s compelling spoken word talents have led her to the release of a new album ‘Fixing Barbie’.
_ Kersha Bailey::: http://www.myspace.com/kershabailey
Soul sensation, Kersha Bailey has developed a three octave vocal range with a soulful, colourful style. Her influences are diverse and include Coldplay, George Benson, Outkast, Foo Fighters,. Kersha’s sweet voice and noteable song writing talents have taken her to performances such as the legendary London Jazz Café, Ronnie Scotts, Rise Festival, The Royal Albert Hall and for MPs in Covent Garden.
_ Mikil Pane ::: http://www.myspace.com/mikillpanemusic
If side-splitting, wonderfully self-assured, anti-rap were a genre, Mikil Pane would be its master. He’s like nothing you’ll ever see again.
_ Cloudfist::: http://www.myspace.com/cloudfistconceptz
The self-termed Pluto native, Cloudfist has performed at poetry slams, hip hop battles and shows across the UK and Germany. His stage name, Cloudfist is a nod to his lyrical style hard hitting, though allusive.
_ Aisling Fahey
An invigorating young talent, Aisling is a London teenage poetry SLAM champion, with a confidence of delivery and sharp word play that goes beyond her years. The Writer’s Block team were blown away by a recent performance we saw her in, we know you’ll be too.
_The Round House Slam Poets
London’s Roundhouse theatre put together a Summer Slam for young poets to battle it out for the top spot and receive some much needed recognition. This talented lot were judged by the seasoned spoken word aficionados such as Joshua Ishen (Benin City/P.I.P) and Polar Bear, and now will grace the Writer’s Block stage. Introducing:
_ Jodi Bickley
_ Alex Gwyther
_ Belinda Zhawi
P L U S:
_ Short Film Screening
_ An extensive menu of Hot Food available
_ DJ Set
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.:: £5 ALL Night!::.
! Arrive early to avoid tears and aching feet !