Dance Party, Brighton Dome Corn Exchange,
Friday 13th May
by Spoek Mathambo who fuses traditional South African styles with
western forms: where township house rubs shoulders with hip hop,
and maskandi rhythms melt into shangaan electro. Joining him on
the bill is Belgian-based Congolese rapper Baloji.
Express, Rich Mix,
2pm Sunday 15th
stage, Kongo Dia Ntotila Trio bring fresh vibes from the streets
of Kinshasa followed by a film set in Niger, 'Rain, The Colour
of Blue With a Little Bit of Red In It'
Nengo & The Dodo Women's Goup, Cafe Oto,
Saturday 21st May
Nengo is a legendary folk artist from
Kenya. Her timeless and mystical music is characterized by her
Kings Place, London,
Saturday, 28th May
singer Lura is the most melodious, charismatic singer of her generation.
Nile Project, Islington Assembly Hall, London,
Sunday, 19th June
performance features musicians from Burundi, Egypt, Ethiopia,
Kenya, Sudan, and Tanzania. They will celebrate the richly diverse
cultures that have flourished for centuries along the Nile River.