Celebrating Sanctuary: Niwel Tsumbu & Éamonn Cagney

Thursday 20th October

Continuing the celebrations for their 20th Anniversary Programme CSB has more amazing World Music artists, as part of the ongoing series of events in partnership with B:Music at Symphony Hall. CSB will showcase a spectrum of local, national and international musicians, originating from around the world.


Niwel Tsumbu and Éamonn Cagney are known for their incredible musicianship and exciting performances. Their 15 year collaboration has been described as “cutting edge cross cultural performance” “a spectacular and grove-laden show”.

Niwel Tsumbu – Virtuoso guitarist, composer, singer. An engaging and innovative musician, hailed as “an exceptional guitar player”, Niwel has collaborated with many celebrated musicians such as: Sinéad O’Connor, Baaba Maal, Richard Bona and Nigel Kennedy to name a but a few.

Éamonn Cagney – Percussionist, composer, performer. Established as one of Ireland’s premiere musicians, leading his own groups Treelan and RITHIM. With a deep knowledge of World Music, Jazz, Irish Traditional, and other styles, he has performed worldwide for over 20 years.

Celebrating Sanctuary is a diverse music and arts organisation, who support and promote refugee and migrant artists. To find out more about their work please visit: https://www.celebrating-sanctuary.org.uk/

Celebrating Sanctuary is supported by Arts Council England and National Lottery Heritage Fund

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