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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
Trio da Kali from the Mande culture of Mali
Baaba Maal, master musician from Senegal
Vieux Farka Touré, band leader and guitarist from Mali
Cheikh Lô Senegal's top reggae artist
Songhoy Blues, 4-piece Malian rock-band
Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Ségal, kora and cello music
(click on the name to view dates and venues)
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Updated on: February 3, 2016

Rokia Traoré, Roundhouse, London, Saturday 6th February
Part of 'In the Round' : Rokia Traoré is a Malian singer, songwriter and great dancer too.

Terakaft, Richmix, London, Thursday 18th February
Terakaft are a Tuareg desert rock band sculpted by the desert, weathered, dusty and relentless. Experience their pulsating guitars rhythms and powerful, mournful vocals.

Dele Sosimi, Kings Place, London, Friday 19th February
Nigerian Afrobeat superstar Dele Sosimi will perform his own special blend of complex but highly danceable funk grooves, traditional music, African percussion, jazz horns and rhythmic singing.
Abdullah Ibrahim, Barbican, London, Saturday 27th February
Revered South African jazz pianist and composer Abdullah Ibrahim will play a rare solo concert which will give audiences the chance to experience one of the most charismatic performers at the forefront of jazz today, up close and personal.
Lura, Kings Place, London, Saturday, 28th May
Cape-Verdean singer Lura is the most melodious, charismatic singer of her generation.