Rock the Belles brings together the hottest female DJs, bands, designers and creatives for a genre-defying monthly celebration of thegirls who are making their mark on the music industry.
This month there’s a live show from Yasmin, and sets from Nikki Beatnik and Georgie Okell of T4 fame. Guests will be treated to free fabulous nail art courtesy of nail boutique du jour Wah Nails, giveaways from Lipcote and Trapstar as well as a pop up photo shoot, and a host of amazing live acts.
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Yasmin has spun for N.E.R.D’s world tour, hosted her own stage at Wireless, and supported Eliza Doolittle and Chase & Status on tour. She had a top 40 single with ‘On My Own’ In February, featured on Devlin’s ‘Runaway’ and her 2nd solo single Finish Line is released on 7th May. We love this lady. yasminsworld.co.uk
Georgie Okell is the latest member of the T4 family presenting alongside Nick Grimshaw, Rick Edwards and Jameela Jamil. She’s also a flippin’ talented musician and dj, and will be gracing our decks with an electro / fidget set channel4.com/t4/georgie-okell
Nikki Beatnik has dj’d for Jay-Z and regularly tours the world as the official DJ to Kelis. Her sets are a mashup of hiphop, dubstep and bassline, through to funk to and nu wave. Described by Time Out as “easily the best female DJ in the UK,” Nikki rocks the crowds at all the major festivals and fashion bashes including the Elle Style Awards. djnikkibeatnik.blogspot.com
BIM have been described as “Top 5 underground band” by Peter Robinson (NME) and Guardian say “The music soothes while Rosier’s voice sighs and whispers like Dido and Sarah Cracknell’s sweetly sibilant kid sister”. bimmusic.com
R.T.I are three 18 year old girls R.aquel T.ina and I.vy who have shared their passion for music since they were 13! They recently won a competition to support NEYO at the o2, check out their incredible accapella clips on their YouTube www.youtube.com/RTIMUSICTV
MonMon Dionne is a singer/songwriter presenting her own genre of Hip-Pop/Brit-Tot. She has written for Tinie Tempah, and highlights include a performance for Dolce & Gabanna party. monmondionne.com
Jiggo combines strong soulful vocal with a modern electro pop beat to create a unique fresh new sound. After returning from 4 years in Paris she recently performed for Mark and Sam Ronson myspace.com/jiggomusic
Rock The Belles DJs Emily, Steffie, Ray Ray & Fearney will also be also smashing up the decks with everything Hip-hop, Dubstep, Electro, Garage, House, 90’s R&B and lots more good stuff.
Address: East Village, 89 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HX
Entry: £6 advance / £7 concessions or w flyer // £8 door
Direct advance tickets: https://secure.viewlondon.co.uk/payment/ticket-booking.aspx?id=28036
When: Last Friday’s of month
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