Sat 11 Sep, 8pm

Tongues on Fire: A tribute to the Black Panthers

With The Roots, The Last Poets, members of Living Colour, Doctor L and the visuals of Emory Douglas. Music Director David Murray.

A unique evening of musical, lyrical and visual pyrotechnics inspired by 1960s African-American radical activism and the revolutionary art of the Black Panther Party’s cultural guru, Emory Douglas.

Lyrical wizards and hip hop founding fathers, The Last Poets, join forces with Black Thought, ?uestlove and Ray Angry from The Roots, Corey Glover and Vernon Reid from Living Colour and French hip-hop artist and producer Doctor L, in this special event directed by free jazz, tenor saxophonist David Murray.

Emory Douglas, BP 76, march 9, 1969 (c) Adagp, Paris 2010Don’t miss this unique chance to celebrate the 1960s African-American radical activists through the original politically-charged music and iconic visuals of the era.

11 September 2010 / 20:00 Barbican Hall

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Barbican Hall, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS

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For your chance to win a pair of tickets simply email your full name and mobile number with the words “Black Panther” in the subject to – winner will be chosen on September 9th.