Monthly live music events in the genres of world, jazz, soul, acoustic & folk. Each Sonar Session will present a lineup of captivating live acts; showcasing established artists alongside emerging local talent. Taking place at The Watershed a venue, creative hub and participatory arts space in the centre of the idillic village of Slaithwaite with onsite bar and cabaret style seating.
SUNDAY 25TH FEBRUARY
JACK FLASH (8.30pm)
Jack Flash, known offstage as Rob Bradley, is a versatile artist based in West Yorkshire. With a sound grounded in hip-hop, he’s evolved his craft by seamlessly blending rap with raw, stripped-back acoustic elements, showcasing his prowess as a rapper, poet, and songwriter.
His foundation in the hip-hop world saw him triumph in world championship rap competitions and rap battles, earning him recognition as an esteemed lyricist. Now, Jack Flash is celebrated for his insightful storytelling, astute social observations, and the distinct razor-sharp wit characteristic of his Northern British roots.
HUDDERSFIELD COMMUNITY GOSPEL CHOIR (7.30pm)
The Huddersfield Community Gospel Choir are a gospel music choir whose mission is to bring diverse audiences together through life affirming roots and gospel music. Through performance, workshops, and other community-based activities, they seek to uplift, enrich, and educate.
“For over a century Gospel music have been there as a source of strength, hope, and encouragement. It is our hope that by bringing this music to the disenfranchised in our own communities, we can continue to keep that source of strength alive.” HCGC
Sunday 25th February 2024 – The Watershed, 22 Bridge St, Slaithwaite HD7 5JN
Sonar Sessions are supported by funding from Arts Council England & Kirklees Council Year of Music 2023 Gainshare funding.
|MOUTHFUL + MASON WHITTLE
|SUNDAY 28TH JANUARY
|JACK FLASH + HCGC
|SUNDAY 25TH FEBRUARY
|JOSH DOUGHTY + THE SWEET TREES
|SUNDAY 24TH MARCH
|THE SMITH SISTERS + CALLUNA SUN
|SUNDAY 28TH APRIL
|THE WEAVING + KANINCHEN
|SUNDAY 26TH MAY
|MONIQUE CLARE + DRUCE & JONES TRIO
|SUNDAY 23RD JUNE