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Opus & Now Then 11: Amy True, Papa Soul & More

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Opus & Now Then 11

Opus & Now Then celebrate their 11th birthday on Saturday 30 November with a special event at Yellow Arch. We've put together a multi-room party with unmissable talent, DJs and a chance to celebrate with the huge network of writers, musicians, artists and activists that make Now Then what it is.

Amy True

Free thinking, British born, London based, Irish/Ugandan, poet, rapper, singer, songwriter who creates conscious hip hop, soul & jazz. One of 2019's breakthrough acts.

Amy has supported acts like Rodney P, Black Twang, Slum Village, Illa J, Mos Def, Immortal tech, RA Da Rugged Man & Public Enemy to name but a few, while also collaborating on albums with the likes of Akala, Benjamin Zephaniah, Shabaka Hutchings, Congo Natty & Asian Dub Foundation. She is also part of the People's Army Movement.

This is your chance to check out this rising star with her full band.

https://www.facebook.com/AmyTrueonline

Papa Soul

Sheffield's very own funk & soul sisters and brothers are the ultimate crowd pleasers, with a unique take on classic songs from timeless labels such as Stax, Chess, Motown & Atlantic. Throw in some reconstructed contemporary funk and disco grooves and you have yourself a dance-floor party!

https://www.facebook.com/papasoulbanduk

Roman Rocha (La Rumba)

Founder & 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.

https://fixr.co/organiser/823507068

Joi La Frique (Apricot Ballroom Soundsystem)

Sheffield based tropical-cosmic vibes. Everything from disco and funk, to italo, zouk, afrobeat, electro & house. Anything with a good groove. Co-founder/host at Sheffield's tropical dance party Mizik Nou, and the Love Saves the Day party 'Apricot Ballroom'.

https://www.facebook.com/joilafrique/

Nez (Vibrations / Two Left Feet)

Resident at Sheffield's infamous Vibrations party series and Sheffield Live's Two Left Feet show.

https://www.facebook.com/VibrationsHiFi/

£10 Early Bird

£12 Advance

MOTD

This event will take place on Saturday 30 November at Yellow Arch Studios. Tickets available here.

by Now Then Sheffield

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