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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
Singer and guitarist from Mali,
Fatoumata Diawara
Tuareg rock band Tinariwen
Legendary trumpte player from South Africa, Hugh Masekela

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Updated on: September 9, 2014

Concerts/gigs


Africa Utopia, South Bank, London, 11th-14th September
Some of Africa’s most iconic musicians and artists appear at this festival and take part in the debates alongside experts, entrepreneurs and activists. A celebration of arts and culture across one of the world’s most dynamic and fast-changing continents.
The 12th London African Music Festival, 10 Days & 16 Venues across London, Friday 19th - Sunday 28th September
A huge range of artists from all over Africa including Adul Tee-Jay, Kanda Bongo Man, Sekouba Bambino, Mamani Keita, Coco Mbassi
Beyond Nollywood weekend, BFI Southbank, London, 20th – 21st Sept
Beyond Nollywood will showcase the work of new Nigerian filmmakers and confront the issues of the past via world-class, 21st-century cinema. This exciting weekend of talks, screenings and networking begins with an official launch of Nadia Denton’s new book ‘The Nigerian Filmmaker’s Guide to Success: Beyond Nollywood’.
Sahara Soul, Barbican Hall, London, Saturday 27th September
Sahara Soul celebrates the creative vitality of this boundless expanse of desert, home to so many talented artists and diverse musical styles. With Aziza Brahim (Western Sahara), Noura Mint Seymali (Mauritania), Tartit (Mali), Nabil Baly Othmani (Algeria) + exclusive solo acoustic performances by Malian Tuareg greats Sanou Ag Ahmed (Terakaft), Ousmane Ag Mossa (Tamikrest) & Abdallah Ag Alhousseyni (Tinariwen)
Angelique Kidjo, Royal Festival Hall, London, Friday 14th November
Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter from Benin, Angelique Kidjo performs songs from her latest album 'Eve'.