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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
Tinariwen the Touareg rock band
Songhoy Blues, 4-piece Malian rock-band
(click on the name to view dates and venues)
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Updated on: October 20, 2016
Film Africa: the Royal African Society's, Annual Festival, London various venues, 28th October - 6th November
A wide-ranging film programme with director Q&As, talks and discussions, professional workshops and master classes, school screenings and family activities, The Industry Forum and music nights.
Africa in Motion Film Festival, Edinburgh and Glasgow various venues, 28th October - 6th November
Africa in Motion presents a packed programme of screenings, discussions, Q&A sessions with filmmakers, pop-up screenings, workshops, exhibitions, live performances and more.
Sona Jobarteh, Rich Mix, London, Wednesday 16th November
Sona is the first female kora musician playing Griot from an ancient lineage that started in Mali and The Gambia. Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival.
Seckou Keita, Ramsgate Music Hall, Thursday 17th November
Extraordinary Senegalese kora player, Seckou Keita is described as a 'griot (praise singer), composer, djembe master, virtuoso and pioneer'. His music is seated in tradition whilst constantly pushing the boundaries of his art.
Kadialy Kouyaté with guest Muntu Valdo, Rich Mix, London, Thursday 1st December
Album launch: Kadialy Kouyaté
is kora virtuoso / singer with his new album Na Kitabo. His special guest Muntu Valdo is a guitarist, harmonica player and singer from Cameroon
Amadou and Mariam, Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool, Saturday 3rd December
Part of DaDaFest: Amadou and Mariam bring their wonderful band with pop and blues from Mali.