Fri 17 November 2023
Stage time / 7:30pm
Doors / 7:00pm
LocationThe Lower Third (Outernet),
26 Denmark St, London WC2H 8NJ
Joshua Idehen is a British-born Nigerian based in Sweden. A spoken word artist and musician, he has contributed poems to Mercury-nominated albums Channel The Spirits by The Comet Is Coming, Your Queen Is A Reptile and the Mobo winning Black Is The Future, both by Sons of Kemet. More recently, he formed Calabashed with Alabaster DePlume, a spiritual jazz crew who were recently named a 2021 one-to-watch by NME, and worked with LA electronic maestro Daedelus on the critically acclaimed mini LP, Holy Water Over Sons. Joshua will be joined by the Louise Golbey Choir on the night.
In 2023, he continues his journey as a solo musical artist, releasing the mixtape Learn To Swim produced by Ludvig Parment (Saturday, Monday).
Opening will be Donna Thompson.
"A Poetic Masterpiece.”Afropunk
“Idehen’s words are always worth leaning in for.”Q Magazine