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Museums at Night – ‘NOISEstock’

Museums at Night – ‘NOISEstock’

An interactive ‘sit-in’ evening with performances from leading and emerging protest musicians

18 May 2013

Time 17:00 - 20:00

Duration 3 hours

Cost Free. Donations to the museum gratefully received.

NOISEstock brings you a ‘sit-in’ festival feel evening of leading and emerging musicians, in the intimate setting of the museum’s historical Engine Hall, surrounded by NOISEfestival.com’ s The Art of Protest exhibition.  Check out the exciting line up below:

Line up

  • Sam Duckworth (of Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly)
    Sam Duckworth signed to Atlantic Records as Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly in 2006, and is a firm favourite on the live music scene and festival circuit across the UK.  He’s collaborated with the likes of Billy Bragg, Kate Nash, Baba Maal and Flea.  Sam has been involved in Damon Albarn’s Africa Express project, has previously spoken in support of Occupy London and is an avid supporter of Love Music Hate Racism.
    Sam’s NOISEstock performance features collaborations with up and coming NOISE musicians, plus his own material, including an exclusive preview of brand new songs from his next and fifth album (as Sam Duckworth) Amazing Grace.  The album is available to pre-order through a crowd-funded, Pledge Music campaign and can be downloaded from 19 May 2013.
    GetCapeWearCapeFly.com @ForgetCape
  • Zimbo
    One Mile Away is a brilliant documentary shot in Birmingham before, during and after the UK Summer 2011 riots which takes the pulse of the streets – by the award winning Penny Woolcock (1 Day, Death of Klinghoffer, Tina Goes Shopping) and produced by James Purnell and Peter Dale.  An amazing companion piece to Ill Manors, also shot before, during and after the Summer 2011 UK riots.  Simeon Moore aka Zimbo is one of the main subjects of the acclaimed documentary, believing that gangs are merely a symptom of a bigger problem and that rather than merely treating the symptom, which has been attempted many times before, we should tackle the bigger issue of mental wellbeing.  Zimbo believes unhealthy minds are one of the biggest problems facing young people of disadvantaged areas today, and is keen to see changes on the streets and in his community.  Zimbo will perform a set featuring some of his songs as used in One Mile Away.
    @zimbosla @onemileawayuk
  • MC Envy
    Hailing from Manchester, Envy is a UK rapper and MC, continuing to take the grime world by storm.  Her debut album Set Yourself On Fire received critical acclaim reaching number three in the hip hop charts.  Currently the Breakfast Show host on Manchester’s Unity Radio, Envy has supported G Unit and Professor Green and has collaborated with big names including Mike Skinner and Grace Jones.
    Envy will be flexing her lyrical talent with an interactive, user-generated performance.
    UnityRadio.co.uk @EnvySays
  • Josiah Mortimer
    Josiah describes his sound as ‘radical Folk for an angry, young and precarious generation’.  He came to NOISE’ s attention by answering thier Call For Submissions for The Art Of Protest Finalists’ Exhibition currently on display at the museum with his original composition March.  Citing influences such as Bob Dylan, Billy Bragg, and Pete Seeger, we’re really looking forward to hearing him perform at NOISEstock and think he is a perfect addition to the bill!
    @josiahmortimer
  • Mushana
    Mushana also submitted a song for The Art Of Protest Finalists’ Exhibition.  Smile is a beautiful melodic soul song, which sits at odds with the stark lyrical subject matter; poverty.  NOISE are certain Mushana is destined for great things, so we urge you not to miss the chance to hear her at this special one-off gig.
    @mushanamusic
  • Stripez
    Stripez is a songwriter and rapper who is rapidly making a name for himself in the North West and beyond, while still finding time to work as a Youth Leader at Rising Stars North West.  His thought provoking lyrics over catchy hooks will make for a really exciting performance at NOISEstock.
    @stripezartist

Suitable for young people and adults.

  • Treat yourself to 15% off in The Left Bank cafe bar when you attend an event at the People’ s History Museum.

Part of Museums at Night 2013.

Booking Requirements: No booking required