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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
African 80s disco from Ibibo Sound Machine
Noura Mint Seymali renowned Mauritanian desert-rock chanteuse

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Updated on: July 22, 2015


Tinariwen, Fairfield Halls, Croydon, Thursday 23rd July
Tinariwen are the original nomadic desert blues-rockers with their powerful and hypnotic songs.
Kanda Bongo Man, Rich Mix, London, Sunday 26th July
The man who single-handedly gave the world the infectious Kwasa Kwasa dance; Kanda Bongo Man is one of the most well known stars of world music, and one of the first pioneers of Congolese Soukous music.
N'Faly Kouyate, Band on the Wall, Manchester, 4th August; Jazz Cafe, London, 5th August
N'Faly Kouyate is a supreme kora player and vocalist from Guinea
Diabel Cissokho, National Theatre River Stage, London, Saturday 8th August 10pm
Fusing traditional West African sounds with blues and afro-beat, Diabel Cissokho crosses cultural barriers and engages audiences of all ages with his powerful and uplifting music.
Kassé Mady Diabate, Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, Saturday 12th September
Kassé Mady is one of Mali’s greatest singers and a griot of the Diabate family. He'll perform with kora player Ballaké Sissoko, Makan Tounkara on ngoni and Lansiné Kouyaté on balafon.