MAY 2018 Late at the Library: Superjam — 50 Years of Radical Words is headlined by The Last Poets with Blur singer Damon Albarn and lead guitarist Graham Coxon guesting plus legendary beat poet Michael Horovitz also on the bill.
Curated by Gearbox, home to Binker and Moses who have Alive in the East on the way, when Horovitz was 80, the King’s Cross label reissued a white vinyl LP limited run of ‘Bankbusted Nuclear Detergent Blues (Jazz Poetry SuperJam #3),’ which the distinguished Beat made with Albarn, Graham Coxon and Paul Weller recorded in 2013. The evening revisits that collaboration. Zena Edwards, poetry performer Salena Godden, Nigerian-born novelist and poet Ben Okri, UK slam champion Joelle Taylor, and visual artist and poet Vanessa Vie + DJ Don Letts are also scheduled to appear. Mary McCartney, who is Macca’s daughter, is photographing during the 18 May event. Details.