Opus and Now Then magazine celebrate their 11th birthday with a special multi-room party at Yellow Arch Studios. There'll be some unmissable music talent and DJs at the event, as well as the extensive network of writers, musicians, artists and activists that make Now Then what it is.
The free-thinking Irish/Ugandan poet, rapper, singer songwriter creates conscious hip hop, soul and jazz. The rising star has supported acts like Rodney P, Black Twang, Slum Village, illa J, Mos Def and Public Enemy to name a few, whilst also collaborating on albums with the likes of Akala and Benjamin Zephaniah, and is part of the 'Peoples Army Movement'.
Sheffield's very own funk/soul sisters and brothers are the ultimate crowd pleasers, with the unique take on classic songs from timeless labels such as Stax, Chess, Mowtown and Atlantic.
Resident at La Rumba, a British-Latino collective based in the UK, who have been behind some major parties over the last few years in Sheffield.
Joi La Frique
Sheffield based tropical/cosmic vibes – everything from disco and funk, to Italo, Afrobeat, electro, house, and anything with a good groove. Co-founder and host at Sheffield's tropical dance party Mizik Nou and the Love Saves the Day party Apricot Ballroom.
Resident at Sheffield's infamous Vibrations party series and Sheffield Live's Two Left Feet weekly show.