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PLAYED ON: Saturday 19 January 2019

GILLES PETERSON'S WORLDWIDE AWARDS 2019

SLOWTHAI
IG CULTURE
LEFTO
NU GUINEA
SAMPOLOGY
BEN LAMAR GAY
CLEO SOL
DUR DUR BAND INTERNATIONAL
EMMA-JEAN THACKRAY (DJ SET)
ATMOSFEAR
HAAi
KOKOROKO
CHILDREN OF ZEUS ft [K S R]

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Please note, this event is 18+ 

GILLES PETERSON'S WORLDWIDE AWARDS 2019

Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards kicked off with the simple aim of shining a light on some of the best music on the planet right now, providing a safe haven for the kind of outsider geniuses who so often get shunted to the sidelines.

Once a year the Worldwide Awards take control of Camden’s historic KOKO venue for an all-night long extravaganza, a party atmosphere that revels in bending, breaking, and sometimes shattering the rules, all in the name of musical inspiration. As Gilles puts it;“They were set up to celebrate a side of the music scene that often gets ignored.”

With the most recent instalment of the Worldwide Awards containing performances from Mercury award winner Sampha, Manchester rapper IAMDDB, Glasgow producer Auntie Flo, and stellar saxophonist Nubya Garcia – amongst many others – this is simply one of the broadest bills on the calendar.

Fusing different disciplines, styles, and genres, the Worldwide Awards continually supports music at its grassroots, hosting sparkling early performances from Kamasi Washington, Yussef Kamaal, Yazmin Lacey, and so many more.

A place where The Next Big Thing rubs shoulders backstage with a bona fide icon, the Worldwide Awards prides itself on its low key approach, with a flow as improvisatory as the music itself. Perhaps that’s to be expected, though: Gilles Peterson himself acts as MC.

Returning on January 19th, the full line up for the Worldwide Awards 2019 will be announced in the coming weeks and months. One thing’s for sure: expect something special.

Line up:

slowthai

IG Culture

LeFtO

Nu Guinea

Sampology

Ben LaMar Gay

Cleo Sol

Dur Dur Band International

Emma-Jean Thackray (DJ Set)

Atmosfear

HAAi

KOKOROKO

Children of Zeus ft [K S R]

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