Saturday, 1 September 2012

Chill Pill's biggest show yet! Soweto Kinch, Jive Poetic & Sabrina Mahfouz plus Open Mic!

Our next Chill Pill (27th Sep at The Albany) is set to be the biggest show yet! Here are the names gracing our stage.

Soweto Kinch
Soweto Kinch is a British jazz alto saxophonist and rapperHe has won numerous accolades including the Rising Star Award at the 2002 BBC Jazz Awards and the prestigious White Saxophone prize at the Montreux Jazz Festival. In 2003 and 2007 he won the MOBO prize for Best Jazz Act. In the same year his debut album Conversations With The Unseen was nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, but Kinch lost to grime MC Dizzee Rascal. The year 2004 saw Kinch win two BBC Radio Jazz Awards: Best Instrumentalist and Best Band, along with the Peter Whittingham Award for Jazz Innovation.

Sabrina Mahfouz
Sabrina Mahfouz is a poet, playwright, performer and person. Her debut solo show Dry Icewas nominated for The Stage Award for Best Solo Performance at Edinburgh 2011 and called ‘in a different league…astonishing’ by The Times. Her new play One Hour Only won the Old Vic New Voices Edinburgh Award and will be presented by Made From Scratch at Underbelly in Edinburgh 2012. 

Jive Poetic
Host of one of the biggest spoken word venues in the world, (The Nuyorican Poets Cafe' in New York), Jive Poetic is featuring at Chill Pill! 

Jive Poetic is a poet, teacher and DJ, he has toured Australia, Canada & Europe. His CD Perpedenctive and poetry music videos and have received rave reviews and he is published and translated in several anthologies.

Chill Pill poets Simon Mole, Raymond Antrobus (Feat: Alex Patten) Mista Gee will also be performing on the night.

There are also 6 Open Mic slots on a first come first served basis.


Box Office Number - 0208 692 4446

Monday - Friday 9am-9pm, Saturday 10am-5pm or until show time on performance days, Sunday times vary.

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