Reem's concert will mark the release of her latest album Reem Kelani: Live at the Tabernacle, which was based on a memorable concert she gave in the same venue on 22 November 2012.
It comes ahead of the main Nour Festival (20 Oct to 8 Nov) and in the words of the Festival, the concert is "in celebration of Reem's music and in recognition of her achievements in music globally as well as locally within the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea."
For this concert, Reem will present new repertoire, including songs from Palestine, Kuwait, Egypt and the American South. She will be accompanied by her trio of Bruno Heinen on piano, Ryan Trebilcock on double bass and Antonio Fusco on drums.
Alongside the Rev Garth Hewitt, Reem will perform a set at a special event organised by Amos Trust in support of the Alrowwad Theatre in Aida Refugee Camp in Bethlehem.
Reem will be accompanied by Al MacSween on piano.
Reem will be performing live in the studio with her band and talking to Lopa Kothari about her music.
22 June 2016, TBC
Monte Carlo Doualiya (Radio Monte Carlo Int.)
Reem in interview with Alya Qadaih, with songs from her Live at the Tabernacle album. A link to the programme will be posted shortly.
19 June 2016, 6.15-7pm
As part of Refugee Week, and in association with Counterpoints Arts and Meltdown Festival, Reem will headline the external stage in front of the Southbank Centre. The programme for this stage runs from 2-7pm. Alongside the Meltdown Festival itself, the programme is curated by Guy Garvey.
28 May 2016, 5pm
Rough Trade West, 130 Talbot Road London W11 1JA
An in-store performance session by Reem, accompanied by Bruno Heinen on electric piano, in connection with the recent launch of "Reem Kelani: Live at the Tabernacle".
Free admission, but come prepared to buy CDs, please!
Special performance at the launch of the CD "Lullaby for Naila", a collection of lullabies & children's songs put together for Naila, Leon Rosselson's granddaughter, by his daughter Daniela. The collection is made up of songs from countries with which Naila has a connection and features the London Lucumi Choir, Juwon Ogungbe & Reem Kelani.
Reem will perform songs from Egypt and Greater Syria at her concert as part of HKW's Pop 16, looking at the beginnings of pop music between 1910 and 1930. Her line-up will feature:
Bruno Heinen on piano,
Ian East on saxophones & clarinets,
Ryan Trebilcock on double bass,
Jon Scott on drums.