The Oisoi Music Festival at Sheffield City Hall unites Chinese and British performers

East meets west in a festival which sees Chinese musicians performing on the same bill as British blues stalwarts.

East meets west in a festival which sees Chinese musicians performing on the same bill as British blues stalwarts.

‘Big John’ Zhang Ling has been a prominent musician in his native China since playing bass with the most famous rock musician Cui Jian in the 1980s.He has gone on to reinvent himself as the ‘Godfather of Blues’.

Also from China is Li Qi, winner of the nation’s Voice In A Million, based on The Voice format.

The Oisoi Music Festival at Sheffield City Hall on Saturday, April 25, will see both performing alongside British blues outfit The Trevor Sewell Band.