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Steam Down is an artist collective, weekly event and music community based in Deptford, South-East London.
Founded by multi-instrumentalist, composer and producer Ahnansé in May 2017, the initial event was created to connect London based musicians and producers. Since then it has evolved into a weekly event where Steam Down artists and its extended musical family generate spontaneous sonic soundscapes reflecting their lives in the city.
Steam Down has quickly become a household name in London’s music scene, and most recently received two Jazz FM awards including The Innovation Award sponsored by Mishcon de Reya and Live Experience of the Year Award sponsored by Yamaha UK featuring Kamasi Washington.
Throughout 2019, Steam Down Steam Down has performed at a number of festivals including Maiden Voyage, Gilles Peterson’s We Out Here Festival, Love Supreme and Glastonbury’s Park Stage. As well as taking part in a variety of different projects, including supporting Sampa The Great on Jools Holland, headlining Boiler Room’s Festival, as well as the release of their debut single ‘Free My Skin’ in November. Currently, Steam Down is gearing up to their highly anticipated EP, early 2020.
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