Another Honest Jonís Chop Up!

Feat. Damon Albarn, Flea, Tony Allen, Phil Cohran & Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Shangaan Electro, Theo Parrish, Fatoumata Diawara, M.anifest & Cheick Tidiane Seck

29 October 2011 / 20:00

£17 - 25

subject to availability
 sold out

Back in 2008 we presented the first-ever Honest Jonís Chop Up!, a riotous feast of music from global artists who all had recorded for the influential West London label Honest Jonís, which specialises in nothing except wonderful music Ė from postwar black music in Britain to African highlife, from 70s English folk to modern Southern Soul.

And now itís back! With another helping of extraordinary artists including a new project featuring Damon Albarn, Afrobeat legend Tony Allen and bassist Flea. Plus Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara, Chicago brass sensation Hypnotic Brass and Detroit techno/house alchemist Theo Parrish.

Honest Jons DJ's perform on Barbican Clubstage immediately after the concert. Bars open til late.

'A thrilling, well-paced evening of music.' The Independent 4* on An Honest Jon's Chop Up! (2008)

'The stage really crackles when the performers intersect.' The Guardian 4* on An Honest Jon's Chop Up! (2008)

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - War

Fatoumata Diawara - Bissa

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Damon Albarn
Tony Allen
Phil Cohran & Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
Shangaan Electro
Theo Parrish
Fatoumata Diawara
Cheick Tidiane Seck

Part of Autumn Contemporary Events 2011 Multi-Buy

Produced by the Barbican


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