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SELECTED: OMAR

5th to 7th September 2019

British soul pioneer Omar joins us for the seventh edition of SELECTED, presenting three nights filled with great names from the world of British soul.

Selected: Omar

Omar

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

£30.00

Thursday 5 th September Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

2013’s ‘The Man’ was heralded by all as an amazing return to form, and rated as Omar's strongest album of his career – the title track, released as a single...

Selected: Omar

Terri Walker

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

£25.00

Friday 6 th September Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

It’s often common to mention Terri Walker’s name and get a reply similar to “Terri is a national treasure”. We heard it so many times! And rightly so...

Selected: Omar

The British Collective

PizzaExpress Live (Holborn)

£55.00

Saturday 7 th September Show Time 8:30pm / Doors Open 6:30pm

The core members of this landmark group are Don-e, Junior Giscombe, Noel McKoy and Omar, who have been amongst the 'Torch Bearers' of authentic British soul music since the...

Selected: Natacha Atlas

15th to 17th November 2018

For the fourth SELECTED series, we are joined by celebrated singer Natacha Atlas, best known for fronting Transglobal Underground, as he presents artists who have impressed her over the course of her fastcinating career. On the first night, award-winning singer/songwriter Julia Biel and Egyptian violin virtuoso Samy Bishai make their debut at PizzaExpress Live Holborn. Seven Eyes - guitarist Paulo Vinicius from Brazil and UK vocalist Tanya Wells - headline the Friday night, along with renowned jazz vocalist/songwriter/beatboxer Randolph Matthews, while Atlas herself brings her sextet to the venue on Saturday 17th November.

Selected: Guy Chambers

11th to 13th January 2018

For the third SELECTED series, we are joined by celebrated songwriter/producer Guy Chambers as he presents artists who have impressed him over the course of his glittering career. On the first night, Hannah Williams & The Affirmations make their debut at PizzaExpress Live Holborn, having sold out a number of shows at the jazz club in Soho. US singer-songwirter Will Stratton, and The Crate Diggers make their debut appearances with us on 12th January, while Chambers himself hosts a special night of classic covers and his own great songs on Saturday 13th January.

Selected: NAO

25th to 27th October 2017

Introducing a new series of concerts curated by different artists revealing the influences that shape them and introducing new artists who have impressed them. Celebrated singer-songwriter, NAO, takes the reigns of the first ever Selected series, presenting four up-and-coming artists who she thinks are destined for greatness, in two double headers: Sipprell + Native Dancer on 25th October, then Naala + Bellatrix on 26th October, followed by a rare intimate show from NAO herself on 27th. NAO has hand selected each artist to perform at this event however please note that NAO herself will not be performing on the night.

Selected: Laura Mvula

16th to 18th November 2017

Award-winning singer-songwriter Laura Mvula's take on the Selected series in November brings six different bands/artists to the Holborn Live venue - theia the planet, House of El, Iona Thomas, London Cello Quartet, Miss Baby Sol, Karl Rasheed Abel - as well as performing a special intimate show herself. Laura Mvula has hand selected each artist to perform at this event however please note that Laura herself will not be performing on the night.