STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Over a five-day period, Magnus Palmquist Lunay, presented Sweden’s capital city of Stockholm with the perfect season breaking event — as 11 musical acts performed at the 1st edition of the Stockholm Soul Festival.
The Soul festival provided a great vibe for professionals to dance, enjoy good internationl music, and network — while the artists on the other hand benefited from the platform to showcase their work.
It kicked off with a performance from the hometown Tensta Gospel Choir at the Stockholm Kulturehuset — before moving on to the HOBO hotel for party which featured a show from “Go Up.”
International artist and DJ’s hit the stage over the next four days including Jordan Rakei, Ravyn Lenae,Kadhja Bonet, and festival closing acts — Noah Slee and Rohey representing the U.S., New Zealand and UK.
The festival featured sounds from R&B, hiphop, funk, gospel, jazz and futurebeats with the official afterparty held at Stockholm’s new rooftop bar TAK. It also showcased some of Sweden’s own talent, icluding Kaah, Fatima, Linn & Freddie, Devotion presents The Future of Soul: Endorphins, Lilla Namo and Esther Kirabo who continues to get better and better with each performance.
JOEY LEFTY REPS FOR HIP-HOP
Hip hop artist Joey Lefty left a strong impression at the Stockholm Soul Festival, as he presented a very intriguing set where showcased a unique style that differentiates from most other artists in the genre. He provided substance, reflective of old school hip-hop with a modern sound.
Written by Andrew Mitchell for Woodlawn Post Music/Entertainment