calabash 2014


Festival Programme

May 2014


7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Patchwork Quilt

Beverley East (JA/UK)

Adziko Simba Gegele (JA/NIGERIA)

Roland Watson-Grant (JA)

Yard Minted Weavers of Fiction Transport to worlds lived and imagined.

9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Speaking in Tongues

Major Jackson (USA)

Valzhyna Mort (Belarus)

Paul Muldoon (Ireland/USA)

Rab Wilson (Scotland)

World class poets purifying the dialects of their respective tribes.

10:30 pm – Midnight


K’Wan (USA)

Miasha (USA)

Prodigy (USA)

Three voices forged in a hip hop foundry.

Midnight – 2:00 am

Midnight Ravers

BeLO (Haiti)

Jesse Royal (Jamaica)

The Caribbean has never sounded or looked soooooooooo good. Pulsing rhythms and insightful lyrics from two of our best singer songwriters. Island dialects going global.