Miss Sharon Jones: Dreams never expire but sometimes they are deferred. Miss Sharon Jones follows the talented and gregarious soul singer of the Grammy nominated R&B band "Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings." In the most challenging year of her life, Sharon Jones confronts pancreatic cancer. As she struggles to find her health and voice again, the film intimately uncovers the mind and spirit of a powerful woman determined to regain the explosive singing career that eluded her for 50 years.
With its ancient palaces and stately gardens, the Lahore of Pakistan's 1947 independence was a haven and a muse for musicians, artists, and poets. The city came alive to the beat of a tabla drum; with a musical culture passed down over centuries and a thriving film industry, opportunities were great for the legion of musicians that called Lahore home.
The Funny Women Awards have been promoting female comics for over a decade, and we’ve seen some fantastic acts pass through our doors who are now major names on the comedy circuit including Katherine Ryan, Sarah Millican, Bridget Christie and Susan Calman, to name but a few.
After the alternative music boom of the early 1990s, two bands choose very different paths to fame. Portland, Oregon's the Dandy Warhols, led by the self-conscious and career-minded Courtney Taylor-Taylor, sign with a major label and score a radio hit. San Francisco's Brian Jonestown Massacre, fronted by the abrasive and unpredictable Anton Newcombe, seemingly go out of their way to impede their own rise to fame with a series of increasingly bizarre incidents, including onstage fistfights.
The Anglo-American jazz ‘supergroup’, The Impossible Gentleman features internationally acclaimed British piano sensation Gwilym Simcock, Salford guitarist and UK treasure Mike Walker, multi reeds expert Iain Dixon and American bass and drums superstars Steve Rodby and Adam Nussbaum
This musical performance video features David Bowie as Ziggie Stardust in a 1972 "farewell" concert. Devoted fans will enjoy this film that includes tunes like "All the Young Dudes," and "White Light White Heart," and many others.
On April 2nd 2011, LCD Soundsystem played its final show at Madison Square Garden. LCD Soundsystem frontman James Murphy had made the conscious decision to disband one of the most celebrated and influential bands of its generation at the peak of its popularity, ensuring that the band would go out on top with the biggest and most ambitious concert of its career.
Voiced with deep passion and grace, Aziza Brahim’s music adeptly travels the expanse between her Western Saharan roots and Barcelona, the European cosmopolis where she now lives. Aziza is both a contemporary sonic poet and a prominent and eloquent spokesperson for the Saharawi people and their ongoing struggle for recognition and justice.
The Justice League : A Fundraiser for Batman Ben along with special guest DJs & Acts
This film version of the Who's rock opera Quadrophenia makes a few tentative stabs at "explaining" the alienation of 1960s British working-class youth, but its major selling point is its nonstop rock-and-R&B musical score, including the hit single "Love Reign O'er Me." Phil Daniels (replacing the original opera's Roger Daltrey) plays Jimmy, a member of a well-dressed, drugged-up teenaged gang called the Mods, forever duking it out with the cycle-punk Rockers.
Director Jonathan Demme captures the frantic energy and artsy groove of Talking Heads in this concert movie shot at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in 1983.
Stephen Bruner, better known by his stage name Thundercat, is an American multi-genre bass player from Los Angeles, California.
The unique sound of Plutonic Dust comes from a fusion of somatic rhythms and the twisted disco synths of composers Patrick and Kevin backed up with the awesome vocals and effortlessly cool allure of front woman and lyricist Veronica. Lead guitarist Ciaran brings the funk and percussionist John rounds off the outfit with all the colours and textures of live and electronic percussion.
Pete Rock and CL Smooth were true to hip hop’s soul roots, fusing intricate soul samples with jazz breaks, and blessing these concoctions with thought-provoking and knowledgeable lyrics. CL Smooth’s homey voice is one of hip hop’s most recognizable while production partner Pete Rock has become one of hip hop’s most influential producers.
Redbull Music Academey & ChoiceCuts proudly presents Invisbl Skratch Picklz : DJ Qbert D Styles DJ Shortkut
Red Bull Music Academy & ChoiceCuts presents Invisbl Skratch Picklz : DJ Qbert D Styles DJ Shortkut
Sun 21.08 / 06.00pm
Sat 20.08 / 08.00pm