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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
Guitarist and vocalist from Guinea Moh! Kouyaté
Songhoy Blues, 4-piece Malian rock-band
Hugh Masekela + Larry Willis South African maestro Hugh Masekela + master pianist Larry Willis
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Concerts/gigs

Updated on: April 25, 2016


Aziza Brahim, Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, London, Tuesday 26th April
Raised in a Saharawi refugee camp in the Algerian desert, and living in exile for more than 2 decades (first in Cuba and now in Barcelona), Aziza Brahim’s music embodies the tragedies and hopes of the present-day migrant and refugee experience.
African Dance Party, Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, Brighton, Friday 13th May
Headlined 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.
Ogoya Nengo & The Dodo Women's Goup, Cafe Oto, London, Saturday 21st May
Ogoya Nengo is a legendary folk artist from
Kenya. Her timeless and mystical music is characterized by her powerful voice.
Lura, Kings Place, London, Saturday, 28th May
Cape-Verdean singer Lura is the most melodious, charismatic singer of her generation.

The Nile Project, Islington Assembly Hall, London, Sunday, 19th June
This 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.