Launch of Mining, Music and Words Exhibition at the National Coal Mining Museum where the Imba Basi Band have a three month residency and are hosting three open mic events celebrating and sharing music, poetry and prose inspired by mining around the world.
Here is the publicity poster for the Sunday afternoon live performances
Photos from first event
Both songs performed at the Hot Banana were written for the Mining Music and Words Exhibition at the National Coal Mining Museum where the Imba Basi Band are hosting three events celebrating poetry, prose and music inspired by coal mining around the world.
An audience member sketched us! How amazing!
Quote from participant: "Can I just say what a fantastic time I had at the workshop today......it was so uplifting."
Photos coming soon!
Quotes from audience....."beautiful harmonies and lyrics......I nearly cried....." "You have a wonderful sound"
Playing at the Exhibition of art created by Fran Simpson, including the performance of "Dans Le Coeur de Paris" written by Ali to compliment a piece of art created by Fran in response to the Paris Attacks