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Though a charismatic performer is never a bad thing, the downside is that sometimes the music can suffer depending on the members’ ability to engage rather than merely perform. With Like Jelly, however, it is nearly always a hit, and their music had their audience laughing out loud.
At the end of the gig I was no longer wondering how to classify her music – it sat comfortably in the sphere of intelligent, inventive collaborative artistic pop.
Tawasol for Developing Establ Antar is an nongovernmental organization (NGO) which works with children who have dropped out of school. The NGO says it provides around 140 primary school children with a chance to continue education and teaches them sports.
Their repertoire has expanded from simple songs of love and nature to accommodate the terrible sorrow experienced by most Nubians, songs of nostalgia and songs that evoke memories of their past lives.
The concert was good fun, the quality of the singing and performance was good and overall it was a nice way to spend a sultry Friday evening in town.