Lyrical Lunch with The Last Poets

The Last Poets at Peggy’s Skylight

Emerging from the Black Power era of the late Sixties and early Seventies, experimenting with street poetry and percussive sound, the music of Harlem’s The Last Poets helped lay the groundwork for hip-hop. Hear them perform at Peggy’s Skylight.

When: Wednesday 27 March, 7pm
Where: Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 3BH
Tickets: £20 standing | £30 seated (incl. £5 deposit)
Info & booking: peggysskylight.co.uk

Lyrical Lunch with The Last Poets

Join Michelle Hubbard in conversation with The Last PoetsUmar Bin Hassan, Abiodun Oyewole and Donn Babatunde. Catch a quick poem or two, find out about their process and journey in poetry, and take the opportunity to ask questions.

When: Thursday 28 March, 12 – 2pm
Where: Peggy’s Skylight, 3 George Street, Hockley, Nottingham, NG1 3BH
Tickets: £5 + fees | limited bursary places available – contact aimee@writingeastmidlands.co.uk
Info & booking: writingeastmidlands.wufoo.com

Presented by Apples and Snakes, in association with Big White Shed and Writing East Midlands.

Superhoot presents: The Last Poets

Last year, on the 50th anniversary of the band’s inception, Harlem legends The Last Poets delivered their first album in over 20 years. Now they’re bringing their revolutionary masterpiece live to the heart of Brixton with this extremely special show at Hootananny. Performing alongside Nostalgia 77, Zena Edwards, Moody Boyz and D Wattsriot, this is a rare opportunity to catch one of the most influential groups of the last century and not one to be missed!

When: Friday 29 March, 9pm – 3am
Where: Hootananny Brixton, 95 Effra Road, London, SW2 1DF
Tickets: £5 earlybird | £8 adv | £10 OTD
Info & booking: hootanannybrixton.co.uk

Photo: Hollis King

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