Sat 24th Jan
GILLES PETERSON’S WORLDWIDE AWARDS 2009
The Gilles Peterson Worldwide Awards returns to Cargo for its annual celebration of the best music championed by Gilles Peterson on his Worldwide and Radio 1 show. The awards, hosted by Gilles Peterson, are an annual celebration of all the best new music that has come through this year on his show, with some of the best new acts performing on the night. This year it will be a very special celebration as it marks the start of the 10th Anniversary of the Worldwide Radio show.
Confirmed acts include:
LIVE: Jazzanova (first ever UK live show), Robert Mitchell 3io, Dorian Concept, Quiet Village, Mama Milk, Stacy Epps, Jonathan Jeremiah, Kumar.
DJ’s: Gilles Peterson, bpm, Red Rack Em.
Special guests will be performing on the night.
For the first time this year, an acoustic room has been added to the event. The Cargo restaurant is being transformed into an intimate venue straight out of Havana under the title of The Havana Cultura room. It will have a Cuban theme, including Cuban food and cocktails and performances from Mama Milk, Jonathan Jeremiah and Cuban act Kumar.
For the awards, a panel of judges selected from the Brownswood message board decide on the winners of each category which will be announced on the night and includes:
Best Jazz album
Best live session
Gilles Peterson BBC Introducing Award for best new act
Lifetime Achievement Award
The night is always a highly anticipated part of the annual calendar. In Gilles‘s own words: “Heres hoping that this year touches last year in terms of excitement. The stakes are high to kick the year off in some style!“
For further information on the event and the acts performing, go to
For further information on the event and the acts performing, go to www.worldwideawards.co.uk
LIVE: JAZZANOVA + ROBERT MITCHELL TRIO + DORIAN CONCEPT + QUIET VILLAGE + MAMA MILK + STACY EPPS + JONATHAN JEREMIAH + KUMAR
DJS: GILLES PETERSON + RED RACK’EM + THE BPM
Tickets for the last part of the event will be on sale from midnight at £15 subject to availability.
Hard tickets are on sale through ticketweb.