Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Seven Artspace Leeds

Upcoming events at Seven Arts Leeds include film and music:

seven artspace leeds

The Liberty Tree @ Seven

In an exciting departure for Seven, tomorrow, Wednesday 7 June, 7pm, look forward to Chinese Jazz and Funk. The highlight of this highly accessible concert is the interplay between Chinese elements and jazz and funk music, performed by a Chinese young musician and composer of the work, Jon and LUV band from Leeds. £10  /£7 student. Includes £1 raffle ticket.

'These are the times that try men's souls'. Thomas Paine. On this post-election day, Friday 9 May, 7.30pm, we welcome to Seven Robb Johnson and Leon Rosselson, ‘A highly subversive pairing of two of the left’s most eloquent songwriters’. The Liberty Tree tells the story of Tom Paine's extraordinary life, interweaving Paine's own words, from his letters and the pamphlets that made him one of the most influential writers of his age.  £11 / £9 conc adv / £12 /£10 conc  on the door.

On Saturday 10 June, 8.30pm, TumbleweedAmericana presents Carrie Elkin with Danny Schmidt. Elkin is a defining new voice in the world of Texas singer-songwriters. The power of her live performances has been creating an incredible buzz around this young artist and Schmidt has been rapidly ascending from underground cult hero status to artist of generational significance. £11 adv /£13 otd. Doors 8pm.

On Sunday 11 June, 7.30pm,18 talented local performers and singers present Songs With A Story. They have been working with award-winning Director, Anita Adams and this concert showcases some fabulous musical theatre story songs from Andrew Lloyd Webber, Boublil and Schonberg to Sondheim, and some lesser known pieces. £9 / £10 on the door. 

On Monday 12 June, 8pm, the Screen Seven film is West, directed by Christian Schwochow.. East Germany. Summer, late 70's. Three years after her boyfriend Wassilij's apparent death, Nelly Senff decides to escape from behind the Berlin wall with her son Alexej. Pretending to marry a West German, she crosses the border to start a new life in the West. But soon her past starts to haunt her as the Allied Secret Service begin to question Wassilij's mysterious disappearance. £ 6 / £5 conc.

Seven Live presents The Best In Local Talent on Wednesday 14 June, 8pm. This month pianist, singer-songwriter and engaging entertainer, Ric Neale; singer, guitar virtuoso, arranger and composer, Toby Noble; experienced and dynamic band, Little Mistakes and lively and uplifting group, with sweet vocal harmonies, The Bean Train Gang. £6 on the door. 

On Thursday 15 June, 8pm, the Seven Jazz Leeds concert is the Nicola Farnon Quartet with Dave Newton. Nicola Farnon is widely recognised as one of the classiest jazz and swing musicians in the UK. Tonight she is accompanied by pianist and jazz legend Professor Dave Newton.  £16 / £14 conc. Doors 7.30pm.

More from TumbleweedAmericana on Friday 16 June, 8.30pm. in the guise of Erin Rae and The Meanwhiles. Erin walks the line between old-school folk and modern Americana. It is music that breathes; filled with pedal steel, vocal harmonies, acoustic guitar, bright bursts of melody and plenty of space. £11 adv /£13 otd. Doors 8pm.

Rounding off the week on Saturday 17 June, 8pm, Mewl Music presents Sally Barker & Brooks Williams This collaboration between two classy and versatile singer songwriters is something special. They have both had long and varied careers which reflect in their repertoire and easy nature of their song writing and music making. £10 adv /£12 on the door.

Tickets for most events are found at Where not sold out, tickets are always available on the door.

Every £ spent at Seven helps support high quality arts in a local setting. We look forward to seeing you at Seven very soon.
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