Omar

The Wardrobe, Friday 11th August 2017

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The following agents are selling tickets for Omar at The Wardrobe on 2017-08-11 Friday 11th August 2017. Face value tickets are priced at £17.50.



Futuresound Events Omar Lye-Fook The Wardrobe Leeds Friday 11th August Support from DJ Lubi Tickets on sale now from http://bit.ly/2rvKClv
Designated by many as the father of British neo-soul (though his impact extends to U.S. shores as well), singer/songwriter/producer Omar began as one of the U.K.'s most promising R&B hopefuls with his early-'90s international hit "There's Nothing Like This." Unintentionally avoiding pop stardom, he chose never to compromise his artistic credibility, and because of that, people like India.Arie, Erykah Badu, Angie Stone, Gilles Peterson, and his biggest idol, Stevie Wonder, are all personal fans (with the prior three naming him an influence). Although he gets thrown into the R&B category, Omar has no real definitive boundaries. In interesting new ways with each album, he has molded soul and urban music to fit his wide variety of influences, including ragga, hip-hop, funk, jazz-pop, rock, and Latin/Caribbean dance. Despite his lack of chart success, his original techniques have garnered him a strong legion of followers in the U.K. and a devoted fan base in diverse regions across the world. Listen on Spotify:http://spoti.fi/2s5gFHU & Apple Music: http://apple.co/2rvCq4I
Tickets available from Lunatickets, SEE Tickets, Crash Records & Jumbo Records

The Wardrobe

Quarry Hill, Leeds LS9 8AH