JAW Family announce lineups for Berlin autumn program

The bookings include Marcellus Pittman, Tigran Hamasyan, Meshell Ndegeocello and Butcher Brown.

By Staff

Check out the upcoming events from Refuge resident crew JAW Family.

Starting on August 19th at Tresor's Globus room, the JAW Family autumn programming begins with live sets from Los Angeles' Jimetta Rose & The Voices of Creation, a community-based choir, as well as I AM (the duo of Isaiah Collier & Michael Shekwoaga Odé). There will also be DJ sets from Detroit house luminary Marcellus Pittman, esteemed digger Tone B. Nimble and Berlin disco heads Sanctuary.

On Saturday 5th September, JAW move to Festsaal Kreuzberg for a concert with the legendary Meshell Ndegeocello, a Berlin-born, US-based singer-songwriter, rapper and bass player known as on of the most influential artists of the neo-soul genre.

The program continues with Tigran Hamasyan Trio on October 20 at Heimathafen Neukölln. The trio, which consists of piano, drums and bass, is the project of Armenian pianist and composer Tigran Hamasyan.

Finally, on November 8, a double bill featuring Virginia-based band Butcher Brown & B. Cool-Aid (the duo of rapper Pink Siifu and producer Ahwlee) will play at Treptower park venue ZENNER.

The run of shows is a great example of JAW's exceptional curation, at the intersection of improvised music, soul, hip-hop and electronics. Refuge Worldwide is proud to be a partner of JAW Family, and will be hosting radio shows around each show, as well as giving away tickets via the Discord channel. Stay tuned! For tickets and more info, head here.