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  1. Sheffield's famous JuJu Club is back in Crookes Social Club, Mulehouse Rd on Friday May 3rd with the amazing new African band called Onipa, supported by the extraordinary Captain Avery and The Cosmic Triceratops of Intergalactic Peace with DJs Papa Al. The Empress & The Disorientalist. £7.50 entry on the door
  2. A great social event open to all, organised by the local Labour Party Branch at the Broomhall Centre (Broomspring Lane) on Friday November 24th running from 8pm - midnight with a craft ale bar and featuring: A performance of African fusion dance with poetry, Spit 'n 'Strings (cheeky hip hop) and The Mighty Vipers, a wicked ska and reggae band. Entry only £5, tickets from Party for The People (online) or from Airy Fairy (London Rd), Ella's Café (Ecclesall Rd) & Cawa Café (Broomhill). Get them now they are going fast. Call 07903949931 for more info.
  3. On November 26th Sharrow Festival presents their big winter fundraiser called VICFEST 2016 in Victoria Works, I Rowland St, S3 8DE (near Yellow Arch Studios). This is a massive all night event (11pm - 7am) with three separate venues featuring;six live bands, 14 djs and circus performances. Tickets are £8 and can be bought online from http://www.partyforthe people.org.uk or from the Airy Fairy Shop (Sharrow) or Alt Seen Eye (Charles St). For more information please see our facebook event at https://www.facebook.com/events/661313404024215/ or contact Alan Deadman (alan.deadman47@gmail.com/07903949931). Live acts on the night: Millie Manders, Mighty Vipers, Forefathers, Man Bites Fridge, The Vain Dolls, Emily J Electric. DJs: Dill Young (Planet Zogg), Ann D (Headcharge) Smiley Maxx (Pangaea), Alex Deadman & Tim Walker (Junglist Alliance), Gordon Pocket & Scrubba (Na Zdrove), Shakti, Fatta Swami (Dubcentral), Nimble Jack, KwaitoK & KomKom (Barang Crew) & Duncan Chopper Bling (Sharrow Festival/Big Pharma).
  4. On April 30th Sharrow Festival holds its first Spring Market in the Old Sharrow Junior School, South View Rd, running from 12 noon to 6pm, followed by an International Fashion Show in the evening, 8pm - 12 midnight. Both events are free entry. At the Spring Market, world music DJ, Papa Al will be selling a large number of cds, with Latinh Music, Africa Music, Dub, Reggae and Ska titles - at very affordable prices.
  5. Sharrow Folk Festival 2016: Saturday 16th April 3pm-2 a.m., Hagglers Corner, Queens Road.Following the success of our first Sharrow Folk Festival fundraiser in 2014, we're delighted to be doing it again! Tickets will be a mere £5 available from Airy Fairy, Hagglers Corner, Golden Harvest and Party for The People !! Afternoon 3pm – 7pm Free. (café: semi-acoustic or unplugged): with Del Scott Miller, Treebeard and Tim and Julie Cole. Evening 9pm – 2am £5 Entry with Paul Pearson, Charlie Barker, Break A Leg, Avital Raz, Rob Lowdon, 12 Dead In Everett, The Silver Darlings, Black Thorn. and the Sharrow Festival Ceilidh Band with caller Rosie Huzzard. For more info contact Alan on 07903949931
  6. The JuJu Club, famed for bringing global music artists to Sheffield for twenty -five years is back with Afroroots, only this time the lineup draws exclusively on Sheffield based talent, reflecting the huge growth in Steel City talent for global music making. Afroroots features two amazing new bands, K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade & The Hot Diamond Aces , both inspired by Afrobeat, original African funk out of Nigeria. Support comes from Truly Apparent, playing soulful reggae and ska with the sweet harmonies of Shazzlyn and Eneta to put a smile on everyone's face plus DJs Papa Al & Legaliz. Tickets £5 from Airy Fairy (London Rd), Golden Harvest (The Forum), http://www.harleylive.co.uk/ticket-shop & http://www.partyforthe people.org.uk. More info: Papa Al: alan.deadman47@gmail.com
  7. Tell 'em about the music. A night of live music at The Cremorne on London Road featuring 4 bands, funky DJs and good times with Dnae Wellington, Brave New Storm, Ben Lydiat, & The Shaking Whips with DJs Chiv, Papa Al and Duncan Chopper Bling. Fundraising for Sharrow Festival with recommended donation of £3. Door 7.30 to late.
  8. THE FESTIVALS BALL Sheffield Festivals joint fundraiser Two of the largest festivals in Sheffield,*Peace in the Park*and*Sharrow Festival, have teamed up to put on the first ever*Festivals Ball*at Sheffield's*City Hall Ballroom*on*Friday 11 April.* The headliners for the night include much-loved Sheffield ska legends*Bison, with*Jungle Lion*and*The Unscene*performing on the main stage,*alongside sets from*Supermutant Records,*DJ Tim Walker*and*Banana Hill,*and *performances by dance crews CLAW & Vexpression. The night promises*music to suit all tastes,*from rock n roll to swing,ska, funk, jazz and soul, and represents a true celebration of these two well-loved and much needed Sheffield festivals. Doors 9 pm - 3 am Tickets £6 earlybird, £7 normal, more on the door. From The City Hall Box Office, Party For The People (online), The Fox & Duck, The Hallamshire House, The Wes tEnd, Airy Fairy, Golden Harvest & The Cremorne.
  9. Description Let it snow let it snow ....we're promising a hot time at the Sharrow Festival Fundraiser at The Cremorne Pub on November 30th with some great live music and devilish tunes! Suggested donation £3 on the door! Doors 7.30 - Midnight. With: Unbeatable Energy with Steve Rivers – a total blast of African based percussion Krux3 -Heavy funky live hip hop delivered with a Krux3 slant on lifestyle The Verals – Young Sheffield rock band playing music beyond their years and causing quite a stir in Steel City - The Soulcrates Syndicate – They've dug deep to come up with their own brand of funk, soul and hip hop served with lashing of energy. They creamed it at Sharrow Festival 2013, now see what all the fuss is about. Keeping in lively in between acts: by Papa Al and Guests.
  10. Sharrow Festival Xmas Party: Saturday 7th December 10 p.m. - 4 a.m. Yellow Arch Studios:(30-36 Burton Rd, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S3 8BX) Tickets£7 Advance / MOTD This is going to be a huge event, in the glorious and improved Yellow Arch Studios, the best of live and dance music, with great decor and refreshments from Khachapuri Cafe, and uv facepainting by Charlie. Tickets in shops (Airy Fairy (London Road) & Golden Harvest (The Forum) and online from Party for The People. Baghdaddies (Balkan Blasters) Truly Apparent(Sweet reggae sounds) The Unscene Sheffield (The new soulful singer/sonwriter with full backing band) Mighty Vipers Joyous soul and funk Man Bites Fridge Outrageous bounce and stunning presentation DJs: Xam & Swami - Pangaea -- ROOM 2 - Hosted by Deadman & Walker Mr Meerkat - Dubcentral Ska Session Duncan Bling Chopper - Ultimate Bling Tunes Tim Walker - The Big Swing Sheffield Alex Deadman - Reggae Set Arnivore - Cool Beans A Fundraiser for Sharrow Festival 2014 (21st June 2014)
  11. Sharrow Spring Party at Hagglers Corner Saturday 23rd March 9 pm – 3 am Come together festival style to celebrate the start of Spring, with a tropical twist, and help raise funds for Sharrow Festival (Saturday 6th July) We have a fantastic venue, a great cafe bar, UV face painting, an open fire, strolling musicians, 'Mango Madness' (Sharrow's own cocktail) and many of the best djs from the independent club scene in Steel City. Djs on the night........................... Leeroy Powell (Itchy Pig Records) Powlo (Thirsty Ear) Arnivore(Cool Beans) Mr. Meerkat (Dubcentral Ska Set)) Swami (JuJu/Pangea Tropical Carnival Set) Papa Al (JuJu ) Tickets £5, available from, The Rude Shipyard (Abbeydale Road), Airy Fairy (London Road), The Old Sharrow Junior School (South View Road), Hagglers Corner (586 Queens Road, S2 4DU) & Golden Harvest (The Forum) Info hotline: 07903949931 PLEASE NOTE THERE IS NO ENTRY AFTER MIDNIGHT Come early, stay late and party
  12. Stag Works is again under threat from developers: this time they want to put flats on to Portland Works which backs onto Stag Works - and again they are not telling the truth about what goes on in Stag Works, please object. Background:Stag Works which backs on to Portland Works contains the largest largest concentration of music studios in the North of England and for 35 years has been at the heart of the music industry in Sheffield, earning the city tens of millions of pounds every year through royalties to Sheffield artists. From the Arctic Monkeys and Reverend and the Makers, back to Def Leppard, Stag Works has played host to many of the city's major music acts and acts as a nursery for growing the new music of Sheffield. Portland Works which backs onto Stag Works is in the centre of the John St Conservation Area, created because both buildings are 'the most significant and exemplary metal trades buildings in the city ' (part of the City Council bid for conservation status). Portland Works is a thriving, 140 year old centre for small mainly metal and wood craft based businesses, one of the last bases in Sheffield for its renowned 'little mesters'. It also houses art and music studios. The tenants of Portland Works are proud artists craft people and have no desire to lose their life long work and be booted out to create yet more tiny flats. As with the last planning application to build flats near Stag Works, the developer has misrepresented what goes on in Stag Works claiming that the only studios in Stag Works are on the front facing John St: totally missing the fact that there are currently around 14 studios in Stag Works and they are distributed around all 4 sides of the building. There is a reggae studio run by a drummer backing directly onto Portland Works, busy studios (including the studio used by Reverend & The Makers) on the ground and first floors at the Portland Works end of the wing on the right hand side of Stag Works(facing Portland Works) and another reggae sound system in the top floor of the left hand wing near to Portland Works. If the flat building goes ahead the complaints will come in and Stag Works' vital contribution to the city's profile and economy would be destroyed; as will the spirit and character of this amazing part of Sheffield. Find out more by going to the Council's Planning Applications site, use the reference 08/01850/ful to find the planning application for Portland Works and lodge your objection . And let me know what you think.
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