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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
African 80s disco from Ibibo Sound Machine
Singer and guitarist from Mali,
Fatoumata Diawara
Griot and jazz music, Trio Da Kali
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Updated on: January 22, 2015

Concerts/gigs

Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics, 229 The Venue, London, Thursday 22nd January; Colston Hall, Bristol, Thursday 27th January
Nigerian saxophone legend Orlando Julius collaborates with UK psychedelic jazz outfit The Heliocentrics.
Konono No. 1, Glasgow O2 ABC, part of Celtic Connections, Thursday 29th January; Friday 30th January - Sunday 1st February, Cafe Oto, London
From Congo, the band use scrap metal percussion and spiky metal thumb pianos, pounding out exuberant and rhythmic beats that are distorted through amplifiers made from old car parts. Futuristic and primeval, body-shaking and immersive.
Tony Allen + Ibibo Sound Machine, The Arches, Glasgow, Saturday 31st January
The legendary Afro-beat drummer and his band with support from Ibibo's Sound Machine who play African 80s disco.
Fantasma, 100 Club, London, Thursday 5th March
The latest project of South African innovator and creative pioneer Spoek Mathambo, Fantasma, is a 5-man collective who weave together electronica, hip-hop, traditional Zulu maskandi music, shangaan electro, South African house and much more.