Square_H_White R home recommended_events search_white ticket_shop trending_events
What's On In Bristol Buy Gig Tickets Trending Bristol Gigs Recommended Events in Bristol ADD EVENT
Headfirst Bristol:
Bristol Gigs Bristol Clubs Events
Friday 22nd March 2019

Hannah Williams and the Affirmations

— Anson Rooms
Bristol SU Live // Bristol Jazz and Blues Festival
time:21:30
price: See event details

Information:

Hannah Williams and the Affirmations are the current darlings of the worldwide Soul scene. Having been sampled by Jay Z on the Grammy-nominated song “4:44”, they were catapulted around the globe. This has lead them to work with Tyler The Creator, Guy Chambers and Pete Rock, to name a few. They have also been personally championed by Giles Peterson, Huey Morgan and the late, great masters themselves: Sharon Jones and Charles Bradley. From the success of this and their debut album “Late Nights and Heartbreak”, they’ve played such festivals as Montreal Jazz, Central Park Summerstage, Pori Jazz, Quebec City Festival, North Sea Jazz and prestigious venues such as Ronnie Scott’s and Blue Note Tokyo.



Hailed by many as the next Amy Winehouse or Aretha Franklin, Hannah Williams is an undeniable force. On stage she is a whirlwind of love, longing, anger and everything in between. Complex Magazine refers to Hannah’s voice as “Incredibly soulful and powerful.” After all, it was her vocal that inspired Jay Z to wake up at 4:44am and record what he later described as “The most gut-wrenching song [he’s] ever written”.



Her Bristol-based band, The Affirmations have also been highly praised for their “Stomp-your-feet and clap-your-hands type of soul music that lit up the 60s and 70s” - Popmatters
WHO'S GOING:

Artist Videos:

YouTube
Hannah Williams & The Affirmations - Dazed and Confused [Official Video]

Tickets for Similar Events:

Vintage Crop (Australia) at The Lanes in Bristol
Tomorrow
Vintage Crop (Australia)
Parquet dancers Vintage Crop from Australia are bringing their post-punk vibes to Europe with a Lysergic Limes freebie!
Moore Moss Rutter at The Wardrobe Theatre in Bristol
Tomorrow
Moore Moss Rutter
The distinct pulse, energy and group-intuition of trad-music haunts their playing as they continue to push the creative boundaries for Engli
Mike Krol at Crofters Rights in Bristol
Tomorrow
Mike Krol
Merge signed American scuzzy punk Mike Krol returns after a four-year break.
Weyes Blood at Exchange in Bristol
Tomorrow
Weyes Blood
Fourth LP Titanic Rising is out via Sub Pop on 5th April
Mesadorm at The Forge in Bristol
Wednesday 24th April 2019
Mesadorm
Mesadorm return to Bristol for an intimate performance showcasing songs from upcoming album 'Epicadus', where songs from their debut 'Hetero
Leafcutter John at The Cube in Bristol
Wednesday 24th April 2019
Leafcutter John
Yes! Come Parade With Us - released by Border Community
Rakta & Deafkids at Rough Trade Bristol in Bristol
Thursday 25th April 2019
Rakta & Deafkids
Brazilian Proto-Noise and Drone
Rozi Plain at SouthBank in Bristol
Thursday 25th April 2019
Rozi Plain
After a lengthy absence the This Is The Kit collaborator returns to her adopted home of Bristol.