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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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accepts no responsibility for any inaccuracies of information concerning any of the events listed.


Updated on: November 12, 2016

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.
Hugh Masekela, Ronnie Scotts, London, Tuesday 22nd + Wednesday 23rd November
The great South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela with his band. His voice and joyful trumpet sound brings elements of township jazz, hip-hop and funk.
Terakaft, Echoes, London, Saturday 26th + Sunday 27th November
Tuareg desert rock band sculpted by the rolling sands of the Sahara.
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.