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An all-womxn music night time with free drinks is coming to Manchester tonight

Georgina Pellant
Georgina Pellant

Tonight, Manchester’s audiophile bar NAM will current an evening devoted to womxn from Manchester’s music scene and past, bringing the likes of Pip Millett, The KTNA and Katbrownsugar collectively for the night.

Thursday night time sees the second of its Lotus occasions, held in collaboration with measurement?, take over the Ancoat’s basement with free entry and a free welcome drink courtesy of Japanese whiskey model The Home of Suntory.

Bartenders can be available to shake up Toki Excessive Ball cocktails, a mix of Whisky Toki, grapefruit, soda and Suntory Essence Drops, from 7-11pm.

Going down in Ancoats, Manchester, the night time will ship a panel of Womxn in R&B – commencing at 7:15pm – hosted by BBC Radio 1’s Future Soul presenter and singer-songwriter, Victoria Jane.

Then, from 8pm the NAM basement will welcome a number of feminine selectors to take over the decks and produce the occasion vibes.

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As a part of the panel occasion, Victoria Jane can be quizzing 4 of Manchester’s most interesting feminine abilities within the R&B realm and shining a lightweight on their unimaginable journeys. 

A girl of many abilities, singer-songwriter celebrity, Pip Millett can be becoming a member of the panel.

Beloved for her timeless sound – an ethereal amalgamation of R&B and jazz – coupled together with her pure means to harness the facility of music, to make the listener really feel in all of the senses. Pip will share an unique perception into her whirlwind of a profession that’s seen her rise to the highest of the UK R&B recreation in simply 4 years. 

Hope and Millie Katana, who kind the soulful duo The KTNA, have lengthy championed the northern spirit, and are true symbols of what may be completed when expertise is mixed with dedication. They’ll be sharing their tales from their debut tour and experiences of navigating the advanced business. 

Additionally sharing her voice, Robin Knightz. A giant character blessed with a novel pen recreation, Robin will talk about how she made her genre-bending sound stand out, her mission to interrupt out of the Manchester scene and her ascent to turning into a beacon for her metropolis.  

After the panel, these heading down can anticipate a legendary line-up of womxn selectors getting behind the decks to take-over the basement’s elite audiophile sound system.

First up, Zèyla, who prides herself on her genre-crossing crate. Attributing her enriched mixing model and particular person artistry to being raised on a variety of sounds spanning throughout jazz, soul, hip-hop, electronica, Latin, reggae and funk. Bringing a contemporary strategy to each set, no present is ever the identical. 

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Subsequent up, producer, singer-songwriter and DJ in her personal proper, Katbrownsugar. The NTS resident has amassed a world following together with her distinctive model, that encompasses neo-soul with lo-fi hip-hop and jazzy feels for the thoughts, physique and soul.

With two Mixcloud awards beneath her belt for Rising Star Finest On-line Hip-Hop, R&B, Afrobeats Present, we’re extremely anticipating her debut set at NAM. 

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Closing the night time, selector, producer, curator of arts collective RebeccaNeverBecky, and one half of Queer Latifah collective, Combine-Stress, can be bringing a scorching soulful set.

At all times one to relocate everybody to the dancefloor, her central ambition behind the sales space is to rejoice the music of her tradition, exposing it to contemporary and seasoned ears alike. 

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