Friday, 5 October 2018

Seven Arts Leeds, 5 October - 13 October

With details of events from tonight onwards: 

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One to look out for, exceptional jazz guitarist Mike Walker from Manchester meets Tria Lingvo from Cologne, next Thursday, 11 October at 8pm. See details below.

Tomorrow, Friday 5 October 8pm, MEWL Music presents Michael Chapman  First known on the Cornish Folk Circuit in 1967, Chapman has earned a reputation as ‘a musician’s musician’ he has had continued success on tours of the USA, plus a head-spinning back catalogue and ongoing new material. Michael is surely one of Leeds’ most prized musical exports. £12.50 adv / £15 otd.

Soul Seven - Retro Funk Disco returns for its autumn outing on Saturday 6 October, 7.30pm. Classic tracks from Motown to stax. Dance your socks off to Funk, Soul and Motown and and generally good music to dance to. Super chilled…everyone welcome 18 – 80!  £7 /£5 conc advance / £8 otd.

The JazzLeeds concert on Sunday 7 October, 1.30-4pm, Lucy Zirins. Blues Band Singer-songwriter Lucy Zirins hails from Burnley in Lancashire. She most recently released a live album ‘Live at the Old Courts’. Roots authority FATEA magazine said that Lucy’s ‘singing is wonderfully crystal clear and the guitar playing precise’. £10 /£8 concessions NUS £5.

The Screen Seven movie on Monday 8 October, 8pm, is The Big Sick. The film tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail, who meets student Emily after one of his stand-up sets. However, what they thought would be a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing, which complicates the life that of Kumail with his traditional Muslim parents. When Emily is beset with a mystery illness, it forces Kumail to navigate the medical crisis with family ties. £6 on the door.

Next week on Tuesday 9 October, Café Scientifique is 20! Cafe Scientifique was founded in Leeds 20 years ago by Duncan Dallas and has since spread all over the world. This is a special meeting to celebrate the anniversary, mixing the early history of Cafe Sci, a talk and discussion on contemporary science communication and a party atmosphere. Seven Bar 8pm. Hat Donations.

On Wednesday 10 October, 8pm, look forward to Seven Live – October Cabaret.  Featuring the effervescent and irrepressible MC ‘Choir of Loretta’, rollicking Dewsbury legend ‘Eric The Viaduct’ + band, seriously talented toe-tapping bluesman ‘Martyn Roper’ (of Washboard Resonators) and more! £7 on the door.

The aforementioned JazzLeeds - Mike Walker with Tria Lingvo concert is on Thursday 11 October, 8pm. Mike Walker is one of the most prolific British musicians of his generation with his talent widely acknowledged among notable international Jazz peers. Tria Lingvo are winners of the 2014 New German Jazzprize,  and offer a highly creative approach exploring the endlessly fascinating ground between modern jazz, improvisation and ethnic music. £18 /£16 conc. Doors 7.45pm.

On Friday 12 October, 7.30pm, it is the ever popular Biscuithead and the Biscuit Badgers, Leeds most entertaining, educating, daring, deft, daft, and seriously surreal band you will ever have the pleasure of watching. With special guest, Rory James Scammell. Adv £10;  under 16s £5; otd £12.50; under 16s £7.50

Rounding off the week on Saturday 13 October, 8pm, is the John Hackett Band. Progressive rock flute player, guitarist, keyboard player and singer, John is best known for his work with his brother Steve Hackett, former Genesis guitarist. Since 1975 he has recorded and toured with Steve world-wide, alongside a career as a solo flautist and session player. £11 adv / £13 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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