The biggest bhangra star currently in the World Jazzy B will be headlining the Gravesend Community Mela Festival on Saturday July 14. Following a successful 2 month sell out tour of America and Canada where he also started filming his first feature film “Best of Luck” he has arrived back in the UK for a series of concerts in the summer. Jazzy B has entertained millions around the world and is looking forward to performing again in Kent.
Jazzy B commented “I have many fans in Kent and it is good for me to be given an opportunity to perform again in Gravesend where I am always welcomed. Music is a great way of bringing communities together and I hope as in the previous times I have performed in Gravesend all the different communities come and enjoy a great day out at the Riverside.”
In addition to the headline act there is a range of entertainment mainly from around the Kent area including the Anaconda Belly Dancers, Steel Ambition who will be performing the calypso, Rosherville Primary School Choir, the Gravesham Legacy Dance Team, popular local young singer Alexander Bullem and the award winning Four by Four Bhangra Dancers who have created a special fusion piece titled “Talking Dhols” which they will be touring around Kent in the summer.
The free event will take place at the Riverside Leisure Area between 2pm and 6.30pm and has been organised in partnership by Cohesion Plus Kent and Kent Equality Cohesion Council with the help of Arts Council England.
Gurvinder Sandher the Artistic Director of Cohesion Plus commented “We are really pleased with the programme that we have developed for the Mela. Not only will there be Jazzy B performing with his live band but also acts such as Bee2, Raju Dinehwala, Four by Four Bhangra, Shin Cobra alongside local community acts including Steel Ambition, Alexander Bullem and the Rosherville School Choir. This is a free family event which I hope that the community will come out and support.”