Benjamin Zephaniah & The Revolutionary Minds

May

16

Thursday

Trinity presents: is our in house programme of live music and club nights inspired by Trinitys rich music history; presenting the best of local and national artists whose sounds push new ideas in music.

Internationally revered poet, writer and socio-political commentator Benjamin Zephaniah returns to Trinity on his Spring tour of the re-release of his: Revolutionary Minds album.

Benjamin Zepahaniah is widely celebrated as one of the greatest poets of his generation, Zephaniah is strongly influenced by the music and poetry of Jamaica and what he calls street politics. His poetry, books and plays have captivated hearts and minds, fuelling imaginations and winning him a legion of fans all over the world.

Though his music is lesser known than his written work it is no less fervent. Created alongside his accomplished producer and collaborator The Sea, Revolutionary Minds album is a deep selection of dub-reggae juggernauts, the essence and style of which fully reinforce the messages projected through Zephaniahs powerful lyrics

At a seemingly tumultuous and divisive period in our society, Revolutionary Minds revitalises the neglected art of the protest song. By reviving this discipline at this particular point in time, Zephaniah shines a critical light on to a range of activity that currently is taking place around the globe, providing a strong voice to the disenfranchised and displaced.

Revolutionary Minds is a chance to experience Zephaniahs innovative talent in full force; a triumphant creation of emotional songs that highlight the poignant global issues faced by society today.

Support act TBA.

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