Autumn has begun with Najma giving performances around England. We hope that you are able to make one of them. Presenting songs & poetry, expressed through the music of Indian Ghazal & Western Folk. Connecting vocal expressions through the rich musical landscape of the cultures that surround them. Najma Akhtar is a British Asian singer songwriter. Her voice has been described as “a heaven-sent gift” (Songlines), “immaculate” (The Guardian) and “enchanting and splendid” (All Music Guide). She has collaborated with many world-class artists, including Jimmy Page & Robert Plant, Andy Summers, Basement Jaxx, Jethro Tull and Philip Glass.
Saturday 18th July : Night of Festivals - Barking, London, England Abbey Green UK (30 min. Free performance) Performance – Performance Dome 3.30pm (Semi- acoustic trio set)
Sunday 19th July : RhythmTree Festival - Isle Of Wight, England Performance – Main Stage – 2.30pm (Band set) Saturday 29th August 2015 : The Bank Eye: Suffolk, England 2 Castle Street, Eye, Suffolk. IP23 7AN. UK - 01379 873495 Performance – 7.15pm ( Semi- acoustic trio set)
Saturday 5th Sept 2015 : One World Folk Festival' Tottenham. London, England
Najma invited to accompany Irish folk-flautist & multi-instrumentalist Jacquelyn Hynes at the 'One World Folk Festival' as part of her 'Silver and Wood' tour. Venue/ Stage : The Shell Stage Performance time - 4.15pm - 4.50pm Lordship Recreation Ground, Lordship Lane, Tottenham, London N17 6NU, England Saturday 26TH September 2015 – Eid Special Traditional music performance Venue : Birmingham, England Performance time – 9.00 pm - 11.00pm Friday 2nd Oct 2015 Night of Festivals - Leicester, England Performance – 9.00pm (Band set) Venue - Main Stage - Humberstone Gate Leicester LE1 1WA UK Friday 9th Oct 2015 - Brunel University Lunchtime Concert Series, England Performance – 1.15pm (Duo) 3rd in a series of lunchtime concerts - Brunel University Arts Fri 9th October 2015 - Village Hall, West Buckland, Devon (not the Somerset West, Buckland), England Performance – 8.00pm ( Semi- acoustic trio set)
Saturday 10th Oct -The Yoga Barn, Lee ( Semi- acoustic trio set) Venue : Lincombe Lee, Woolacombe, Devon EX34 8, England Tel 01271 862906 Friday 16th Oct 2015 The Railway Venue - Bolton, England Performance – 9.00pm (Band set) 37 Chapeltown Road, Bolton BL7 9LY. UK Tel: +44(0)1204 306450 Read a preview of the concert. Saturday 17 October 2015 - Musicport – Whitby, England Venue; Main stage, The Whitby Pavilion, West Cliff, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO21 3AJ UK (Band set) Performance – 2.00pm (Band set)