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Sun 28 Feb, 8.00PM - SOLD OUT


Artist Talks


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Hypnotic are a happening nine-piece who combine the urgency of hip-hop, the heritage of jazz and the soul of Chicago. Totally natural, they don't employ amps or electricity, just horns, drums and a whole lot of energy.

Comprised of eight brothers – sons of esteemed jazz trumpeter Phil Cohran – the band take elements from all styles to make music that speaks to and for their generation. They've toured with Mos Def, Blur and Erykah Badu and set the North Sea Jazz Festival alight with their hot hooks.

Closing Night continues with world renowned UK DJ and tastemaker Gilles Peterson on the decks.

Pre-Show Entertainment

Judith Lanigan's The Dying Swan

The Dying Swan is a hula hoop act based on the famous 20th-century ballet. Using hoop skills learned at the Moscow State Circus School and contemporary clown techniques, Judith has performed the amazing show at festivals worldwide.


Gilles Peterson

Music lover, record collector, DJ and broadcaster Gilles Peterson is famous for his genre-exploding radio shows on BBC Radio 1 (and 17 other stations around the world). Gilles' insatiable appetite for new music lies at the heart of his success – and global demand for his DJ sets is at an all-time high.

Irrepressibly raucous … At Hypnotic Brass Ensemble gigs, people boogie and gesticulate even on their way to the loos. THE GUARDIAN  MORE >

The Sapphires
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