Homelands celebrates the influence of the parental heritage of four contemporary UK based black artists; exploring how their heritage has impacted on them as people and as artists.

The Homelands tour followed journeys to the motherlands of Grime MC Saskilla (Senegal), R&B Mercury music and nominee Terri Walker (Jamaica), producer Diztortion (Suriname) and MOBO award winning R&B singer Shakka (Dominica).

The upcoming showcase events will consist of a special film screening of each journey, as well as the debut performance of a specially commissioned track, which was composed, performed and produced during the residency’s from each country. The showcase events will take place on the following dates and venues:

18 OCTOBER 2016 at the Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham – 8pm – TICKETS
19 OCTOBER 2016 at the BFI, Southbank, London – 8pm – TICKETS

Expect some special guests from the home countries and an exclusive insight into what really makes an artist who has various cultural inputs tick. For more information on Homelands click here.

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