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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
(click on the name to view dates and venues)
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Updated on: November 23, 2014


Kassé Mady Diabaté, Purcell Room, London, Sunday 23rd November
Part of EFG London Jazz Festival. Kassé Mady sings in Bambara, transcribing nuances of the human soul into song and delivering the powerful messages of the Manding Empire that have travelled through the centuries. He'll be accompanied by Ballaké Sissoko on kora, Lansiné Kouyaté on balafon and Makan Tounkara on ngoni.
Prâna followed by Mvula Mandondo, Rich Mix, London, Sunday 30th November
Prâna is the journey of the drum, an original work by drummer-percussionist Siemy Di who brings together music and theatre to tell an inspiring story. Founded by percussionist Saidi Kanda, who first made his name with Remmy Ongala’s Orchestra Super Matimila, Mvula Mandondo presents a mix of Tanzanian village roots, urban rumba and Afro-Caribbean influences.
The Best from Africa, Rich Mix, London, Friday 5th December
A night featuring Yaye Dib Sabar, a West African drum and dance company and Minnjiaraby, a band founded by Senegalese guitarist-singer-composer Abdulaye Samb. His original music is inspired by Fula and Mandinka cultures.
Grupo Lokito, Upstairs at The Ritzy, London, Saturday 6th December
Grupo Lokito layer the swinging soukous guitar sound of Kinshasa over the roots rhythms of Havana and top it off with honeyed vocal harmonies and hot salsa piano. Their live shows always bring an amazing tropical party vibe.