47Soul 'The Gathering'

47 Soul 'The Gathering': Drawing on their Palestinian roots, 47Soul make music that crosses borders and that is a celebration of movement featuring the bass-heavy dance sounds, virtousic instrumentalism and vocal improvisation and rap. Rooted in Arabic dabke, the street music of Syria, Jordan, Lebanon and Palestine, they are taking the sound it into the future with analogue synthesizers and electronic beats and hyped verses from the four singers. For this special evening, there will be solo sets from the individual members that makeup the 47Soul style of Shamstep with: El Far3i (Arabic Folk-Rap), Z The People (ElectroSoul), El Jehaz (Palestinian Mijwez Tech - Electronic Dance) and Walaa Sbait.  Taking place on 30 April, 2016 at Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6L.