Otis Mensah’s Mash Up House
Sheffield’s Poet Laureate hosts a day of words and music in Orchard Square celebrating the wealth of talent and performance. Otis will compere and perform at various times throughout the day. In addition, the headphone disco returns for a retail based boogie!
11.30 – 12.00pm
Jerusalem born singer-songwriter Avital Raz is a strikingly original artist with a compelling ability to take the listener down dark and dirty lyrical pathways. Sometimes funny, always feisty and possibly even a bit bonkers.
12 – 2.00pm
Headphone Disco – Fat Face Clothing
Dance yourself dizzy, bop while you shop. It’s the return of the retail based boogie bonus Headphone Disco featuring Jimmy The Gent playing the very best of Sheffield hits or you can choose Sheffield legend Andy H playing harder edged electronica, D&B and dance tunes from the city’s musical archives. (£5 refundable deposit on headphones)
1.00 – 1.30pm
One foot in church and the other in the club, delivered to you with smooth R&B/blues grit.
2.00 – 2.30pm
Tixxy Bang is Jamaican born singer-songwriter now based in Sheffield. He has been creating music from a young age in Jamaica but started professionally in 2008. Currently he is promoting is second EP called Mi Story which has been getting air plays on radio stations worldwide. With his sweet vocals, conscious lyrics and dynamic flows he never fails to get the audience going.
3.00 – 3.30pm
Grammy nominated singer, songwriter, producer and brilliant live performer, Steve Edwards joins us to blaze some carnival bright colour into the day.
4.45 – 5.15pm
High energy Hip Hop afro-fusionist showcases his lyricism and animated performance.