Kuti & Egypt 80, Village Underground, London, Wednesday 2nd
Afrobeat direct from Nigeria: Seun Kuti will perform along with
Fela Kuti's legendary Egypt 80
Muntu Valdo, Green Note, London, Friday 4th April
Muntu Valdo, is a jazz guitarist, harmonica player and singer
from Doula, Cameroon.
Salif Keita + Seckou Keita, Barbican, London, Tuesday
Salif Keita has extended musical frontiers and carved out a distinctive
musical voice, in which rock, funk and jazz combine with the deepest
West African griot traditions.
Seckou Keita will open the evening with a special solo kora set.
Lokkhi Terra presents CubAfrobeat featuring Dele Sosimi,
Rich Mix, London, Thursday 10th April
Afrobeat-Cuban-Bangladeshi group team up with ex-Fela Kuti keyboardist
Dele Sosimi, the UK’s multiple award winning Afrobeat ambassador,
bringing a new musical mash-up between heavyweights of the London
scene. CubAfrobeat is a groovetrain, travelling between Lagos
Nigeria and Havana Cuba, but with the waiting/dancing room in
Guide LIVE: featuring 3 top international bands, Rich Mix, London,
Saturday 17th May
Three amazing live acts from different corners of the world come
together on one stage to present Rough Guide Live: a double anniversary
celebration of 20 years of World Music Network and 25 years of
Riverboat Records! Including Ethiopian band Krar Collective, famed
for their hot, impossible-not-to-dance-to rhythms, spectacular
vocals and winning stage performance.