Norwich Box Office - UEA LCR and Waterfront tickets

Shao Dow

Friday 14 January 2022, 7pm - 11pm

The Brickmakers

+ dj t-russ + rustage + shwabadi + connor quest!

The Brickmakers | 496 Sprowston Road, Norwich, NR3 4DY

please note: this is a 14s+ show

Shao Dow is an independent rapper, manga author and occasional ninja.

After studying Shaolin Kung Fu with the monks whilst living in China, Shao Dow utilised the tenacity and determination he learnt from his martial arts training to independently forge his music career. It’s little wonder Shao scooped the AIM Award for Hardest Working Artist – he has self-released three albums, created a headphones brand and published a manga book series through his own company, DiY Gang Entertainment.

The London-born artist also appeared on ITVs Ninja Warrior UK and was invited into Parliament to speak on behalf of grassroots music venues across the
country.

Known to rap in both English and Japanese, Shao is hard to define as just a regular artist. He constantly blurs the lines between anime (Japanese-style animation), martial arts and his own music and has worked with icons such as Sean Schemmel (the voice actor for Goku - Dragon Ball Z) and featured on the first single from Tech N9ne’s latest album.

Alongside his regular releases, Shao Dow is also working on the soundtrack for an online animated series with Mashed and Channel 4 – the first episode achieved more than 1 million views on YouTube within two weeks.

When it comes to performing live, Shao delivers an unforgettable stage show, mixing skilful lyricism, infectious beats and Kung Fu, he creates an unparalleled live experience.
He has opened for Tech N9ne, R.A The Rugged Man, KRS-One, Stormzy, 6LACK, Skepta and more, has performed at Reading and Leeds festivals and has toured across the UK, Europe and Asia.

A truly unique Fire in the Booth with Charlie Sloth is the jewel in the crown of a plethora of radio shows, including Radio 1, 1xtra, Capital Xtra and BBC 6 Music.

Please note: we won't be sending out physical tickets or e-tickets for this event. All you need to do is arrive at the venue just before the start of the event with your order transaction number (which is given in your confirmation email) and some form of ID.

Students' Union Services (EA) Ltd
Co Reg No 01524381
Waterfront (SUS) Ltd
Co Reg No 02834353
VAT Co 253497384