The UK’s only month long celebration of black music and art, bringing together a phenomenal line up of events, new commissions, gigs, exhibitions, master classes, showcases, club nights, theatre, conferences and film. Working region-wide with some of the Worlds finest promoters, venues and artists, BASS is a unique opportunity for critically acclaimed artists from the Midlands, the UK and beyond to share what theyre creating. The festivals not just about events there are workshops, masterclasses, artist lounges, film screenings, seminars, new productions and exhibitions celebrating the past and investing in the future of the scene. The theme of BASS 2006 was ”Urban Art in New Venues”