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Here you will find news of the future gigs/concerts and tours of prominent African musicians in Britain/Ireland.
TOURS: currently
Kora player Sekou Keita
Songhoy Blues, 4-piece Malian rock-band
(click on the name to view dates and venues)
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accepts no responsibility for any inaccuracies of information concerning any of the events listed.


Updated on: August 17, 2016
On the Edge Festival, Richmond-upon-Thames, Saturday 20th - Sunday 21st August
Free live performances including African music from bands Bafula and Kasai Masai

Youssou N’Dour, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Wednesday 24th August
Youssou N’Dour has an unmistakable soaring tenor, mixing Senegal’s ancient traditions with eclectic world influences from Cuban rumba to hip-hop, jazz and soul.

Africa Utopia, Southbank Centre, London, 31st August - 4th September
Africa Utopia presents a very exciting variety of talks, workshops, music and performances that celebrate African arts and culture.

Kings Place Festival, London, Friday 9th - Sunday 11th September
African musicians in this festival weekend are: Namvula, Blick Bassy and Abdoulaye Samb
London African Music Festival, Friday 16th - Saturday 24th September
A great week of music at various venues will feature Dele Sosimi, Sally Nyolo, Sekouba Bambino, Aziza Brahim and many more.

Felabration, Electric Ballroom, London, Friday 7th October
The Official annual celebration of the life, music and legacy of Fela Anikulapo Kuti
featuring the Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra + very special guests.
Black Umfolosi, Canada Water Cultural Space, London, Tuesday 11th October
Inspired by the traditional song and dance of southern Africa, Black Umfolosi's performances are energy driven and completely engaging, mixing a great gentleness of spirit and song with exuberant dance.