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Joan Armatrading in conversation

 
 Starts at 7:00 pm
 Free

Three times Grammy nominated, two times Brit nominated, winner of a coveted Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Contemporary Song Collection, and winner of the BASCA Gold Badge Award in 2012, it is a recognition that continues to this day. 2012 saw Joan receive the British Folk Festival Award, 2016 Radio 2’s Folk Award for Lifetime Achievement and, the same year, the MMF’s Artist’s Artist Award. In 2007 Joan became the first female British artist to debut at number 1 in the Billboard Blues chart and also the first ever female UK artist to be nominated for a Grammy in the blues category. She was awarded a CBE in 2020.

Joan is unquestionably one of the most accomplished artists working today, and her music has touched millions of people all over the world. This is a unique opportunity to hear about her life’s work, in conversation with Jacqueline Springer.

Half price tickets Students, Under 26 and other concession groups.

Jacqueline Springer is Curator Africa & Diaspora: Performance at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Her professional background is in print and broadcast music journalism, undergraduate teaching, international guest lecturing and freelance event curation.Doors and Bar open at 18:00.

If you’re attending in person, please arrive no later than 15 minutes before the start time of this event.@eventsBLThe British Library is a charity. Your support helps us open up a world of knowledge and inspiration for everyone. Donate today.

Tuesday 18 June 2024 19:00 – 20:30 Pigott Theatre This event will take place in the British Library Knowledge Centre Pigott Theatre. It will be simultaneously live streamed on the British Library platform. Tickets may be booked either to attend in person (physical) or to watch on our platform (online) either live or within 48 hours on catch up. Viewing links for the online version will be sent out shortly before the event."I write," says Joan Armatrading, "because I love it.”

Three times Grammy nominated, two times Brit nominated, winner of a coveted Ivor Novello Award for Outstanding Contemporary Song Collection, and winner of the BASCA Gold Badge Award in 2012, it is a recognition that continues to this day. 2012 saw Joan receive the British Folk Festival Award, 2016 Radio 2’s Folk Award for Lifetime Achievement and, the same year, the MMF’s Artist’s Artist Award. In 2007 Joan became the first female British artist to debut at number 1 in the Billboard Blues chart and also the first ever female UK artist to be nominated for a Grammy in the blues category. She was awarded a CBE in 2020.

Joan is unquestionably one of the most accomplished artists working today, and her music has touched millions of people all over the world. This is a unique opportunity to hear about her life’s work, in conversation with Jacqueline Springer.

Half price tickets Students, Under 26 and other concession groups.

Jacqueline Springer is Curator Africa & Diaspora: Performance at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Her professional background is in print and broadcast music journalism, undergraduate teaching, international guest lecturing and freelance event curation.Doors and Bar open at 18:00.

If you’re attending in person, please arrive no later than 15 minutes before the start time of this event.@eventsBLThe British Library is a charity. Your support helps us open up a world of knowledge and inspiration for everyone. Donate today.


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2024-06-18 19:00 2024-06-18 19:00 Europe/London Joan Armatrading in conversation This is a unique opportunity to hear about her life’s work, in conversation with Jacqueline Springer. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2024/06/18/joan-armatrading-in-conversation-382613 British Library,96 Euston Road, London,London,London

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