Beats & Pieces "We all move forward when we recognise how resilient and striking the women around us are" - Rupi Kaur Following the sold-out Nights of Music at the Old Library, Theatre Deli is delighted to announce our first all new, female-focused night of Music and Spoken Word on 9 March: BEATS & PIECES. LINE UP: MEI - Vocalist, Bassist & Songwriter. MEI was recently a featured artist with BBC Music Introducing. South London-based MEI, who Clash Magazine describes as a ‘multi-faceted artist’ creates music which is a distinct blend of British R&B, afrobeat and jazz influences. MEI on Spotify Autonomous Queen - Rapper. Autonomous Queen is a British Asian Female controversial rapper who fused a traumatic past with a creative future to highlight and raise awareness around crime and injustice within cultures, communities and politics. AQ on Soundcloud Roxanne Carney - Poet, Theatre Maker & Producer Roxanne's work is rooted in political activism, feminism and happenings that cause extreme frustration. Her debut show, I’m The Hero of This Story merges spoken word, embarrassing dance moves and accounts of failure to show what it is like to be a young millennial in modern Britain. SHAMMA SMOKEDPOETS - Street PoetShamma is a Kashmiri street poet, born and raised in East London, her work questions the complexities of identity and class . With the intention to fight for social change using the power of poetry her rhymes are set to collaborate with trip hop and experimental beats. Inspired by the likes of Percy Shelley East London slang, and the 4i2i collective. Shamma on Soundcloud Rhiannon Hopkins - Musician - Writer, Composer and Multi-Disciplinary PerformerRhiannon's music spans a variety of genres from folk to musical comedy. She recently performed her co-written show 'Love Me Tinder' for numerous dates at the Karma Sanctum, Soho and is currently working on her first EP. Rhiannon on Soundcloud. ** Join us at the Old Library for a unique night of acoustic music in an intimate and beautiful setting.The night will feature music from a diverse range of local musicians, reflecting the vibrancy of the area - beginning with some sit down performances and ending with DJ sets.All previous Nights of Music have sold-out, so advanced booking is highly recommended!