With The Last Poets, Michael Horovitz and special guests

An extraordinary night of performance poetry and music to celebrate 50 years of US pioneers The Last Poets, featuring special guests from the worlds of poetry and music including Michael Horovitz, a key voice since the 1960s.Look out for a pre-show event in the Piazza Pavilion with Ben Okri presenting his new political anthology Rise Like Lions. Click here to see The Last Poets in Conversation on Thursday 17 May.

This is a standing event.

In association with Gearbox Records and Apples and Snakes, with the support of the Eccles Centre for American Studies at the British Library

Where: Entrance Hall, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB
Tickets: £20-£25 book here