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Africa Fashion Week London 2012



African fashion is on the rise. With the recent takeover of African cloth, prints and inspired motifs all-over the high-street, a new generation of designers are finally gaining recognition for their raw talent and the motherlands infinite natural beauty. Tribal print was scarcely seen in…


Added by London Town on August 13, 2012 at 1:57pm — No Comments

LoveBox Festival 2012

London’s biggest disco brought its usual glitter and glamour to live music this year. LoveBox’s founders, Groove Armada started with little more than a dream to bring a dance festival to Clapham Common in 2002, and 10 years later 50,000 music lovers are packed into Victoria Park…


Added by London Town on June 30, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Nneka live at Scala


Londoners wasted no time once Nneka’s concert was announced, her concert SOLD OUT before Scala could even upload her biography and discography on their web page. Even the torrential rain wasn’t enough to keep us away (which is never a surprise for us Londoners; we’ve since accepted our fate…


Added by London Town on April 30, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments



Photo courtesy of the Jazz Café


Next week the legendary Dwele is returning to London, performing for 4 nights at the Jazz Café. Thanks to the good people at the London…


Added by London Town on April 21, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

The International Fashion Showcase in London represents three African countries: Bostwana, Nigeria and Sierra Leone


In conjunction with London Fashion Week, Feb 2012, the British Council and the British Fashion Council (BFC) announced the inaugural International Fashion Showcase. The Africa showcase took place from 14 February-2 March 2012 at the British Council, covering the latest fashion…


Added by London Town on March 4, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

'Jazz By Way of London' Web-Series - Part 5 Featuring: The Soul Rebels



When you blend the spirit of Mardi Gras music from New Orleans, with a little ska, a pinch of R&B, and go heavy on some funk and hip-hop it infectiously results in the hip shaking grooves of The Soul Rebels Brass Band. Mixed with their jazz fused marching band traditions of New…


Added by London Town on February 29, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Calling all Londoners: Win tickets to see ‘A Man’s Story’ on the Big Screen and DVD Giveaways!- CLOSED


We’ve teamed up with the lovely people at Trinity Film to award one pair of tickets per night, on 9th and 10thMarch for two lucky winners to the limited screening of ‘A Man’s Story’. These screenings will give you the rare opportunity to put your questions…


Added by London Town on February 26, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

A MAN'S STORY: British menswear designer Ozwald Boateng (Upcoming Film Screening & Design Competition)



Ozwald Boateng is one of the UK's most influential and successful fashion designers, with a worldwide reputation tailoring to a host of Hollywood A-Listers. His latest project ‘A Man Story’ involved 12 years of dedication with Director Varon Bonicons. ‘A Man Story’was initially…


Added by London Town on February 20, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

'Jazz By Way of London' Web-Series - Part 4 Featuring: Gretchen Parlato




The contemporary jazz scene has shed light on a growing number of emerging jazz musicians. However, it’s not often we are treated to a jazz vocalist who is able to imbue her voice-as-instrument with effortless…


Added by London Town on February 19, 2012 at 4:30pm — No Comments

D'Angelo Live in London at O2 Academy Brixton


D’angelo has not needed much of an introduction since his 2nd album Voodoo; plainly speaking his music is a testament to itself. Voodoo was mentioned as one of best albums of the Millennium, since then we have had to wait unwilling for 12 whole years for his return. Late…


Added by London Town on February 11, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

'Jazz By Way of London' Web-Series -Part 3 Featuring: Julie Dexter


The spirit of Jazz always ‘Ketches good vibes’, and we thought who better to speak to than the jazz vocalist who started her own record label ‘Ketch A Vibe’ records- Julie Dexter!

We caught up with British-born vocalist and songwriter, Atlanta based Julie Dexter before her concert at…


Added by London Town on January 29, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

'Jazz By Way of London' Web-Series -Part 2 Featuring: Robert Glasper


Robert Glasper has attracted huge acclaim for successfully finding the common ground between jazz and hip-hop music, hence simultaneously excite jazz enthusiasts and hip-hop heads in one track! We caught up…


Added by London Town on January 16, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

SHAE London meets London Alternative Folk Musician Cara Sebastian

In the spirit of doing things bigger and better for 2012, the London Town team met up with Cara Sebastian again after her feature on Society Pages. She spoke to us about her influences, creative process and every detail that goes behind her alternative folk music…


Added by London Town on January 1, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Ms Jill Scott at O2 Academy Brixton


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'Jazz By Way of London' Web-Series -Part 1 Featuring: Soweto Kinch


Opening our ‘Jazz by way of London’ web series, we caught up with one of the dopest musicians on the British jazz scene alto-saxophonist Soweto Kinch, on the second night of the London Jazz Festival 2011.

Having performed multiple gigs…


Added by London Town on December 6, 2011 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Jazz By Way of London Web-Series Coming Soon...


The spirit of jazz seeped in every crevice and crawl space of the capital as the highly awaited festival for the 19th year, dawned upon us. The London Jazz Festival 2011 took place between the11th – 20thNovember; the starry programme…


Added by London Town on November 28, 2011 at 6:00pm — No Comments



Society HAE’s (SHAE) focus is to serve as a point of convergence for artists and creative thinkers worldwide by providing content that speaks to their interests as it relates to art of all mediums.  With the intent of promoting emerging art and culture from a global perspective, we’ve…


Added by London Town on November 10, 2011 at 7:58pm — No Comments

SHAE London @ Aesthetic Sounds Viker Duplaix's live concert




Vikter Duplaix’s presence in London had long been anticipated until 7th October when he performed at CAMP.



Added by London Town on October 23, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

SHAE’s Artist Corner- Shiri Achu

SHAE London met up with Cameroonian-born, London-raised painter Shiri Achu during her latest Exhibition: Happy Concoction in London.…


Added by London Town on August 23, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Aesthetic Sounds: J*DaVeY, Jesse Boykins III & Sarah Fonteyne live in London review


Pulling together soul, rnb and funk into Aesthetic Sounds 6th birthday in July 2011, it was destined to be an exhilaratingly night, particularly with the long awaited headliners J*DaVeY. That is before the over-stretch of sets and poorly regulated breaks meant J*DaVeY’s set came to a quick…


Added by London Town on August 8, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments


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