Soumik Datta is a multi-faceted creative combining traditional Indian instrumentals with pertinent spoken word.
A musician, producer and television presenter, Datta has worked with the likes of Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Anoushka Shankar, Bill Bailey and Nitin Sawhney.
Datta’s work is intertwined with activism and his latest project is no different. A rich tapestry of stories and contemporary Indian music, Datta‘s Hope Notes tour focuses on sharing refugees’ stories from around the world and combines the audio from these personal accounts with electronic sarod, a 19-stringed Indian instrument, string arrangements and specially designed lighting to set the mood for the music.
Presented by Bristol Beacon and in partnership with Choose Love
Part seated/part standing
Age: 14+ (Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult)
Start Time: 20.00
“One of the biggest new music talents in Britain”
The Hope Notes show interweaves Soumik’s conversations with refugees with his own original music, giving audiences the opportunity to hear from diverse human voices along with Soumik’s artistic response to these stories.
In partnership with Choose Love
Choose Love does whatever it takes to provide refugees and displaced people with everything from lifesaving search and rescue boats to food and legal advice. You’ll be able to find out more about them and support their work at the concert.
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