"where Aretha soul meets Punjabi folk"
London Remixed Festival returns with a packed lineup featuring some of the most talented British musicians.
The two-day indoor spectacle will spread across March 25-26, 2022, at the Rich Mix Arts Centre in Hackney, London.
Showcasing some of the most thrilling genres from tropical bass to urban remixes, the festival is sure to be an epic treat.
Among the acts that will get listeners jumping are DJ Chris Tofu, London Brass All-Stars and Ajam Band.
The shows are honed in on celebrating creativity with a mad atmosphere full of buzz and dance.
To do this, the London Remixed festival has gathered some of the most diverse British artists, including British Asians.
On the Beats Bazaar Stage, the Nutkhut/Mela Partnership are amplifying the contemporary voices on the music scene.
BBC Asian Network presenter Bobby Friction will be hosting a plethora of talent from South Asian backgrounds.
These include vocal powerhouse Amrit Kaur, whose music is described as “where Aretha soul meets Punjabi folk”.
As well as DJs from the Daytimers. This is a collective that is redefining the scope for South Asian artists in regards to music, art and performance.
They have made immense strides within the music scene, most notably their all South Asian Boiler Room set.
Additionally, they co-hosted the first all South Asian music festival in 2021, Dialled In.
So, fans are sure to see the likes of YourboyKiran and DJ Priya grace the stage with energetic fusions of garage, Bhangra and basement.
Additionally, Birmingham-based Eternal Taal will also entertain audiences with their female dhol drummers and Bhangra dancers.
The group is the first in England to be taught by the UK’s first female dhol drummer, Parv Kaur.
Joining them will be the award-winning choreographer and dancer, Bolly-Illusion.
The drag queen and artist is an innovative creative who embraces his masculine and feminine energy through performance.
So, there’s no doubt that the amount of plethora of musical and artistic talent on show will astound audiences.
It’s this platform for British and South Asian talent that is needed for the music industry to evolve.
The director of Nutkhut, London Mela and the Mela Partnership, Ajay Chhabra emphasises:
“Partnerships are at the heart of our creative collaborations. London Remixed is a unique showcase platform.”
“It not only tells the story of our underrepresented musical voices but also the story of our nation, it’s a moment in time to support the next generation!”
London Remixed Festival 2022 is definitely on track to be a celebratory livewire of culture, diversity and artistry.
Check out more of the festival here.