Greater Than The Sum genre-defying live music and media

new music that cuts across boundaries and defies categories, created from collaborations between six incredible artists – who become Greater Than The Sum of their parts
with support from the InterplayNow Collective

Weds 9th Oct 2019 at Theatre Deli, Sheffield
Doors open 7.30pm for 8pm start

Tickets £10 / £8 / pay-what-you-can
or go to
Theatre Deli, 202 Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 4QZ

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Six artists commissioned to create new music in three pairs crossing over their very different genres and cultural backgrounds in unusual ways. To oppose fear, segregation and conflict through collaboration, sharing, improvisation. Exploring timely notions of what it means to move between cultures. Being rooted, to be from somewhere; to be complex and represent more than one identity. To be both accepted and an outsider, British and other. This is a musical premiere like no other, combining sound worlds in wholly new ways. Lyrical, accessible and beautiful, greater than the sum of its parts.

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Sheffield Interplay Now LIVE + special guest Arash Sabet

music crossover // global and local cultures // interviews and spoken reflections // live performance // film and media // in Sheffield: Interplay Now
LIVE @ Theatre Deli, 1st August 2019, 7pm
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Arash Sabet - global local music

music and words crossing styles and cultures. Incl. Syria, DR Congo, UK, Sudan, Iraq, Burundi. Interplay Now Collective features new Sheffield talents NAJI HUSSEIN, FAIDA MIKE, AZAM HASSAN and others. Plus special guest ARASH SABET and spoken contexts and film by Interplay Now web channel presenters featuring Sudanese journalist HANADI HAJANA.

This is a pay-what-you-feel event, but please register your ticket for attendance at


Arash is an Iranian singer-songwriter based in Sheffield, UK whose music is a combination of rock, blues and folk. Staying close to his roots, lyrics are often sung in Farsi or Gilaki. Links to his music and online presence:

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