Flatpack No.12
13–22 April 2018
Juice Aleem and Surge Orchestra:

Rivers of Love

Saturday 21st April, 2018

MAC Birmingham | 13:00 - 14:00

Taking up the ‘68 theme hip-hop artist Juice Aleem and Sid Peacock’s Surge Orchestra have been collaborating on a new musical commission drawing on the on social, cultural and political happenings that year; in particular Enoch Powell’s ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech to which the musicians respond with their own Rivers of Love antidote.

The performance will also feature a visual backdrop using found, archive, and some familiar footage from that era. This performance is part of the Surge in Spring II Festival taking place at the Midlands Arts Centre.