Let the beauty of the instrument shine. This is a series of alternative instrumental pieces putting masters of their craft on the centre stage.
Featuring the following 3 bands (for the price of one ticket!)
Poulomi Desai is a self-taught, outsider, multi-media artist since 1980, when she set up Hounslow Arts Co-op at the age of 14. Originally inspired by a street theatre background, her works are performative, textual, image based, and acoustic.
Sculptor and Musician based in Hackney, London. His original music is influenced by a range of styles including Flamenco, Metal, R&B, Jazz and Blues. James a self taught guitarist, bassist and singer of seven years, lucky enough to have played a wealth of different venues, including The Lotus Temple in Delhi, Teufelsburg in Berlin and The Faraday Theatre in The Royal Institution.
Guitarist & composer born in Wales and based in London. His music draws inspiration from figures as diverse as Paul Motian, Ry Cooder and Tom Harrell. Placing melody at the forefront, his spacious and intricately crafted music just saw its first release on his debut EP 'Outlanders' in an intimate trio with Alex Munk (g) and Nick Jurd (b).
For more inspiring music part of our 10 days programme:
Rock On (09th of January)
From exciting young talent (and we do mean young!) to established bands. Join us for a boost of adrenaline for 2016 alongside new rock royalty. More info here
The Poetry of Sound (10th of January)
Let three musicians that stir your soul relax you into the end of your weekend, leaving you refreshed for your week ahead. More info here
Dark Side of Electro Pop (13th of January)
Leave the light behind and join us in the shadows with finely crafted electro tunes challenging our very existence. More info here
A Global Sound (15th of January)
Explore the local sounds of the city we love as we take a journey of discovery across music inspired by the world we live in. More info here
Strictly instrumental is part of the Zealous X festival; unleashing creativity over 10 days at Rich Mix. Come and experience creativity like never before, discuss the industry alongside leaders, learn new skills, listen to great music, discover inspiring performances, all we’re now missing is you.
By buying a ticket you are directly supporting creators. 51% of all Zealous X tickets go directly to the 100+ creatives showcased during the festival.
Zealous X is brought to you by Zealous
, an online platform matching creative talent with jobs, projects, festivals and more. Find out more