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Manager: Hannabiell Sanders & Yilis Suriel
Bio: The Ladies of Midnight Blue are the female component of the band Hannabiell & Midnight Blue. As a duet, they have performed all over the world for various festivals, charity benefits, peace rallies, and protest marches. They facilitate music workshops that focus on community building and raising ... See Full BioMore Info
Yilis del Carmen Suriel is a Dominican American printmaker and musician based in the North East. Her current work in print and installation focuses on the interpretation of carnival culture and identity through inter personal connections. Following the opening there will be a performance by the Ladies of Midnight Blue. Exhibition Dates Friday July 5 – 31, 3pm- 11pm.
Following on from the Tyne Carnival we have a wonderful full afternoon of specially curated live Latino music, DJs and food stalls! The day will see London headliners Cumbé take to the stage with a great show of Afro, Tropical, Colombian, Cumbia rhythms with colourful traditional costumes and dance for one vibrant Colombian spectacle. The band have previously appeared at Latitude Festival and performed on BBC 3. They will be supported by a special live performance by North East favourites Burundanga, a percussive set from Hannabiell and Yilis as well as the up and coming Brassy B. We will also announce the winner of the best KING and QUEEN from the Tyne Carnival! Remember if you want to take part in the carnival this year then there will be two FREE performance workshops on Saturday 8th and Saturday 22nd June held at The Stand, High Bridge there is no excuse to get involved!
chic all white affair at the classy OAK Restaurant Deli Lounge featuring live music from the Afro-Latin percussion and brass duet Ladies of Midnight Blue and a powerful drum and dance session led by Afrodisiac, a percussion ensemble comprising some of the most accomplished percussionists in the North East including Hannabiell Sanders and djembé-master Nansady Keita. Lalya and DJ Vers will keep us moving with the best Dance Hall, Soca, Kuduro, Merengue, Reggaeton, and Latin beats. Oak's amazing chefs will prepare an exquisite selection of Caribbean delights so bring your appetite. Friday June 28, 7 pm - late, £5/£4 advance OAK Restaurant Deli Lounge Milburn House, Dean St, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1LF
A special one-off party continuing on the Tyne party vibe! Only £5 entry and featuring Djs Cal Jader, Nik Barrera and a live performance from Hannabiell & Yilis.
A return to one of the best outdoor party locations in the North East. The previous NONAME free parties have featured the likes of Tetine live, OctaPush and Matias Aguayo. This year we welcome Portuguese Global Bass don Diamond Bass who releases music via Buraka Som Sistema‘s label Echufada. Alongside is DJ Cal Jader who runs the London Latino label and company Movimientos, along with live performance by Hannabiell and Yils and DJ Nik Barrera. This event is free and is followed with a special after party at the Star and Shadow. More info here!