iluvlive Reading at The Purple Turtle

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Friday 8 April 2016
20:00 - 22:00
Live Music, Student Night, Date Night, Theatre/Arts
Live Music, Hip Hop/RnB, Alternative / Indie, Jazz
Over 18



Friday 8th April 2016

iluvlive is launching at the Purple Turtle in Reading!




The Papers are two sets of brothers who grew up together in Reading. Fusing elements of hip hop, funk, r&b, soul, blues, jazz and rock with intelligent lyricism has seen them create a sound that is both contemporary and nostalgic. The Papers recently headlined at the Jazz Café Camden, adding to their impressive list of performances which include the Natural History Museum and several festivals. A shared experience of the immigration process, their surroundings growing up and life in the UK are among the influences that resonate in their music. The Papers’ live shows are characterised by their tightness, passion and natural rapport between members – the result of a bond that precedes making music.




Award winning best male hip hop artist for Unsigned hype in 2014, London based rapper 4i has been putting in the groundwork, independently rising above the noise. His contagious musical vibrations have resonated with the hearts of many since his first mix tape release ‘Concrete Jungle Headhunters’ in Late August 2013. in 2014, 4i released his second project 'Soul Rich', which is a project that is soulfully endowed, casting away the need for material possessions to define ones wealth




Nipah is a 22 year old singer/songwriter from south London. Nipah has been making music over the last two years, currently working on her EP, which will be out early next year Nipah hopes to chill her listeners with her mellow sound.




Luke Paulo and The Graprefruit started out in 2011, eventually finding their way to their characteristic noirish style combining a jazzy European sound with melancholy or darkly playful lyrics. Their debut EP was released in 2014 and they are building up to the release of a debut album.



“For sound to equate to a feeling, during or after it’s happened, there is a 'removal' process. Whatever is left is where I find meaning’. So says singer songwriter, Lily Oakes whose music is dark, sparse and deelpy affecting. Think London Grammer meets Portishead and you are still only half way there.



Dates: Launch Friday March 11th, then every second Friday of the month Venue: The Purple Turtle, Time: 7.30pm till 11PM (1st act onstage 8.30) Entry - £4 advance ticket / guest list or £5 on the door visit / . Free with student ID before 8.30pm

Dates: Launch Friday 8th April, then every second Friday of the month

Venue: The Purple Turtle, 9 Gun St, Reading RG1 2JR

Time: 7.30pm till 11PM (1st act onstage 8.30)

Entry - £4 advance ticket / guest list or £5 on the door visit

Free with student ID before 8.30pm 

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Purple Turtle
9 Gun Street, Reading, RG1 2JR


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