2-4 Feb 2007. Hosted by the Barbican Centre, Soul Britannia explores the British love affair with black music over the last 50 years. Opening with a concert by R & B - funk specialists, The Brand New Heavies, the evening also features guest stars N'Dea Davenport, Omar, Jazzie B and Mica Paris (2 Feb). The cream of British soul & funk musicians and vocalists, including Madeline Bell, Carol Grimes, Hamish Stuart, Linda Lewis, Root Jackson plus members of Cymande, Gonzalez & Kokomo perform live on stage for the Soul Britannia Allstars concert (3 Feb) with an opening set from Queens of Lovers Rock, Janet Kay & Carroll Thompson. Soul legends Geno Washington and Jimmy James headline in the Transatlantic Soul Connection (4 Feb) alongside former Animals

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Address The Barbican Centre is on Silk Street London EC2Y 8DS. By Underground Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines to Barbican. By train City Thameslink to Barbican and Moorgate. By bus route 153 from Liverpool Street Station. Tel. +44 (0)207638889

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Soul Britannia.

The Barbican Centre is on Silk Street London EC2Y 8DS. By Underground Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines to Barbican. By train City Thameslink to Barbican and Moorgate. By bus route 153 from Liverpool Street Station. Tel. +44 (0)207638889