Music is Remedy’s Ash is running this years London marathon for children’s charity PARC Essex who support children with additional needs and disabilities.

To help him raise as much money for the charity as possible Music is Remedy is bringing down some of it’s favourite acts for an intimate night of Hip Hop Soul and Spoken Word everything that Ash and Music is Remedy is all about.

Performances on the night will come from:

Hayley Cassidy

Incisive

Yomi Greeds Sode

Dionne ‘Artist’ Reid

Sean Mahoney

Maria Ferguson

Greg Dwight

and more to be announced

Ash will then be playing tunes for the rest of the night until the party stops!

It’s £5 all night with all money going directly to the charity (not any one’s pockets)

It takes place at the Juno Bar on Shoreditch High Street with performances kicking off at 8pm

for more info contact

music_is_remedy@yahoo.co.uk

and to find out more about what your money is going towards checkout

http://www.parc-essex.co.uk/

Its gonna be a great night for a great cause come join us.

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Another great video/performance captured at James Massiah’s Spaeking event. This one features the brilliant Sean Mahoney dropping a short piece that’ll make you chuckle as he plays with words and rhymes.

If you love spoken word do connect with James Massiah to find out about his events pure quality on show always.

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BoxediN is having a fathers day special!
It is for obvious reasons due to the month, and also for REALLY obvious reasons for those who where at last months boxed in! All of our featured acts are Dads and are also wonderful chaps.They are Dan Cockrill, Amen NoiR and John Wheeler. It’ll be at Boxpark in Shoreditch from 19.30 to 21.00 Get there early so we can put you on the open mic.

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After a 3 month winter break BoxediN returns to the rooftop of Boxpark Shoreditch with a MASSIVE JAM PACKED LINE UP. 4 features line up alongside the usual open mic section of the event with Paul Cree, Rhythm Of Men, Kat Francois and spoken word legend ShortMan. It poses to be a fantastic night of spoken word and its all free. The night kicks off at 7.30 be sure to join us.

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So there we were Tuesday night in the LDN halfway in-between Kings Cross and Angel in a small unique cosy venue lovers of good poetry, music and performance were crammed into Suya to celebrate one of the leading brands in the UK live scene Poejazzi and the launch of their new app. Over the next 16 weeks those who download the app will be treated to a new piece of poetry from a different writer each week. You will get it in written form as well as filmed visual performance of the piece from the poet. By all accounts this is a MASSIVE DEAL and as always the poejazzi team assembled a lineup worthy of the occasion. Poetry from Adam Kammerling and Laurie Bolger (“looking like a primary school art teacher” LOVED THAT LINE) had the crowd in stitches and smiles nodding in approval. Will Adlard left us with some mellow blues come folk acoustic musings whilst Oscar Laurence and his band of cool calm bad ass young guns i think can safely say blew everyone away in the crowd with their ridiculous musicianship. Admittedly a little rough around the edges but there is nothing better then seeing the brilliance of young musicians playing music they love and honing their craft. I’m sure this will be a name you will see a lot more of over the next 10 years.

A special mention has to go out to Joshua Idehen who has successfully looked over the Poejazzi for many years now. One of the finest hosts around, he always provides his audiences with a fantastic night out and the fact that the crowd was like a who’s who of the Poetry world (GREEdS, Natalie Fiawoo, Alex Gwyther, Simon Mole, Cecilia Knapp, Zia Ahmed, Sean Mahoney, Raymond Antrobus i could go on but you get the idea…) is a testament to the service he and the brand has provided lovers of the art with. The launch of this App is now taking the art form to new places and hopefully the phone and computer screens of poetry lovers around the world.

The app will be available on Android and Apple devices next week get downloading!

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This Saturday sees Camden’s Roundhouse launch their festival of spoken word, live performance and storytelling “The Last Word”. 2 Weeks of some of our favourite acts here at Music is Remedy like Polar Bear, Sean Mahoney, Zia Ahmed, Deanna Rodger and Inua Ellams to name but a few. To spread the word some of the artists took to the streets of London to film this promo. Cecilia Knapp and Becci Fearnley go over beats brought to you by Kenny Mukendi. If this is anything to go by its gonna be an amazing two weeks. Click the link here to see the range of events that taking place and get involved!!!

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G.R.E.E.d.S

Music is Remedy continues its relationship with Streetfest as we join them for the opening of the Streetfest exhibtion at the uber trendy Box Park in Shoreditch.
On the night there will be photography on show capturing some of the many moments at the last Streetfest and also live art.
We will presenting spoken word performances from G.R.E.E.d.S and Sean Mahoney.
Gonna be a great evening and its all for free so wrap up warm and come and join us. Deets here

For more info music_is_remedy@yahoo.co.uk

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One of my favourite poets and people that i have got to know over the last year Sean Mahoney joined us in the gallery for a set that a times touched everyones soft spots and also had everyone in fits of laughter. It was an awesome set here is a snippet of it.

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After our successful shows at Streetfest Music is Remedy have been invited down to The Hoxton Street Market Christmas Party for 2 hrs of quality live Spoken Word plus a sprinkling of soulful singers.

Headlining will be members of much acclaimed Rubix Collective with a full set featuring Deanna Rodger, Sean Mahoney and Bridgette Minamore amongst others. Also on the bill GREEdS, XO Man, Femi Martin and Cara Winter to name a few. Full line up and details are here.

Its all for free and you may even find a few Christmas gifts too REACH.

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