New and emerging music festival Borderless returns to London from Wednesday, September 27th. The GOAT Music event will relocate from Battersea Arts Centre to Theatre Royal Stratford East for a series of shows including The Tubans, Deep Throat Choir and Horace Andy.
Borderless 2017 kicks off with international musical collective The Turbans on Wednesday, September 27th. Made up of band members from Bulgaria, Italy, Turkey, Israel, Greece and England, expect genre-hopping music to make you dance.
The festival returns on Thursday, October 12th with Brighton-based producer Max Wheeler and singer/songwriter Victoria Port as Anushka, melding together club sounds with Port’s jazzy vocals. Joining the Brownswood Recordings pair will be London’s XOA, the solo project of multi-instrumentalist Nick Tyson.
On Wednesday, October 18th, the female vocal group Deep Throat Choir will continue their tour of extraordinary takes on songs by Bjork and Sade. The Some Voices project, which looks to give people the opportunity to sing in a group without auditions or formal training, will support with their style of choir “without the boring bits”.
Jamiroquai percussionist and bandleader Sola Akingbola will bring his live group Critical Mass to the Theatre Royal Stratford East on Friday, October 20th. The band was conceived by Akingbola as a way to make something distinctive and new from a collection of diverse styles and backgrounds so expect futuristic funk. The final Borderless show on Saturday, October 21st will see roots reggae songwriter and singer Horace Andy headline.
On the collaboration with Borderless, Theatre Royal Stratford East’s Artistic Director Kerry Michael has commented “Borderless promises to be a great festival of quality music from some amazing talent. We’re really excited that we’ve managed to work together to fill our theatre with a impressive line up.”
For tickets and details go to www.stratfordeast.com.