Show

Date
04/06/2022

Time
23:00

Duration
1 h

Place
2 - Giardinetti di via Roma

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Jamila & The Other Heroes is a wild Berlin based band from manywhere that creates Psychedelic Desert Funk to make you fly. Leading the band is the vibrant Jamila Al-Yousef. Born in Berlin on the day the wall came down, and raised by her influential Palestinian refugee father, Jamila’s cultural activism and strong will to positively change the world is drawn deep into her artistic expression. After touring in Germany, the Middle East and North Africa in the past years, the band's raw, concentrated energy manifests in their debut album "SIT EL KON“ (The Grandmother of the Universe), released on SPRINGSTOFF records in 2020.

SIT EL KON sounds like a boundless dream. It takes listeners on a furious journey through unconscious galaxies which unite us with the experiences and spirits of our ancestors that continue to exist on this planet in the here and now.

While racist agitation is increasingly becoming acceptable in many circles of our society, the five musicians have made it their mission to break down prejudices towards people with histories of migration and asylum and make the abundance of cultural diversity more visible and audible.

Let yourself be carried away by an incomparable sound of psychedelic guitar riffs, vibrating on a warm and earthy fundament of wavy bass runs and Arab percussion sounds, as well as heavy hip hop und rock influenced drum beats. The dance floor JAMILA & THE OTHER HEROES create is a breeding ground for people to meet and practise togetherness - the musicians’ response to the currently operating exclusion mechanisms of our time.

The message of the band is simple: “All of us can be Heroes! Let’s discover our super powers and make the world a better place.“

Percussion / Salam Al Hassan
Guitar / Leon Sánchez
Vocals / Jamila Al-Yousef
Drums / Pier Ciaccio
Bass / Felix ‘Fema’ Barth

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