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  • Fri

    Beatroot: Hejira & Hive Choir

    Crescent Arts Centre



    Belfast leading promoters of jazz, roots and experimental music, Moving On Music will present the third annual installment of Beatroot Roots Music Week across September 6-9.


    Hejira are an act of multi-national heritage, being Ethiopian, Chilean, German & Hungarian, based in London. The multi-instrumentalists switch between 2 guitars, two basses, 3 sets of keys, drums and electronics and vocals. They've worked with the likes of Amy Winehouse, Floating Points and Nitin Sawhney, and is a heady brew of sounds and textures making their first appearance in Belfast. Check out 'I Don't Belong To Anyone'.

    Supporting is new Belfast-based artist collective, Hive Choir, who inherit their members and ethos from experimental choral projects Bird on a Wire & Belfast City Choir, functioning as a testing ground for vocal improvisation.

    Tickets cost £13 (or £10 concession), or £30 for the whole weekend, and are available from Moving On Music. Doors open at 8pm.

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