Saturday 2 February 2013. Celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the Red Army’s Victory at Stalingrad.
“Balkan ska meets Ottoman punk in The Trans-Siberian’s infectious brass blow-out.” Time Out
Headliners The Trans-Siberian March Band are a Balkan Brass band with a fearsome blend of two clarinets, two saxophones, three trumpets, two tubas, two trombones,guitar,vocals and two percussionists, they never fail to get audiences dancing.
“Meet Comrade Feelgood.” Q Magazine.
Combined with the blistering hot socialist R&B of Thee Faction playing anthems to march, and dance to! We promise a night of musical mayhem and purpose.
Opening the night, Seumas Milne columnist on the Guardian and author of The Revenge of History discusses the meaning of Stalingrad with Geoffrey Roberts acclaimed historian of the Eastern Front and author of Stalin’s General: The Life of Georgy Zhukov who is joined by Susan Richards, editor of the OpenDemocacy Russia website and author of Lost and Found in Russia. Reporting from today’s anti-fascist frontline, Matthew Collins, author of Hate.
Mixing music, art, photography and poetry Victory at Stalingrad will be a night of entertaining ideas. There’s exclusive discounts onPhilosophy Football shirts and books on the night too!
At Rich Mix, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road London E1 (5 mins walk from Liverpool Street station). Doors open 6pm, show starts 7pm.
TICKETS JUST £9.99. From Philosophy Football or call 01273 472 721