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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
West African kora player Seckou Keita + Welsh harpist Catrin Finch;
Mokoomba: an electrifying blend of Afro-fusion and traditional Tonga rhythms;
From Mali, Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba
Singer and guitarist from Mali,
Fatoumata Diawara;
Kora maestro Toumani Diabate and his son Sidiki: toumaniandsidiki
(click on the name to view dates and venues)
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Updated on: March 29, 2014

Concerts/gigs

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80, Village Underground, London, Wednesday 2nd April
Afrobeat direct from Nigeria: Seun Kuti will perform along with Fela Kuti's legendary Egypt 80
Muntu Valdo, Green Note, London, Friday 4th April
Muntu Valdo, is a jazz guitarist, harmonica player and singer from Doula, Cameroon.
Salif Keita + Seckou Keita, Barbican, London, Tuesday 8th April
Salif Keita has extended musical frontiers and carved out a distinctive musical voice, in which rock, funk and jazz combine with the deepest West African griot traditions.
Seckou Keita will open the evening with a special solo kora set.

Lokkhi Terra presents CubAfrobeat featuring Dele Sosimi, Rich Mix, London, Thursday 10th April
Afrobeat-Cuban-Bangladeshi group team up with ex-Fela Kuti keyboardist Dele Sosimi, the UK’s multiple award winning Afrobeat ambassador, bringing a new musical mash-up between heavyweights of the London scene. CubAfrobeat is a groovetrain, travelling between Lagos Nigeria and Havana Cuba, but with the waiting/dancing room in London.
Rough Guide LIVE: featuring 3 top international bands, Rich Mix, London, Saturday 17th May
Three amazing live acts from different corners of the world come together on one stage to present Rough Guide Live: a double anniversary celebration of 20 years of World Music Network and 25 years of Riverboat Records! Including Ethiopian band Krar Collective, famed for their hot, impossible-not-to-dance-to rhythms, spectacular vocals and winning stage performance.