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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
Guitarist and vocalist from Guinea Moh! Kouyaté
Songhoy Blues, 4-piece Malian rock-band
Hugh Masekela + Larry Willis South African maestro Hugh Masekela + master pianist Larry Willis
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Concerts/gigs

Updated on: May 6, 2016


African Dance Party, Brighton Dome Corn Exchange, Brighton, Friday 13th May
Headlined by Spoek Mathambo who fuses traditional South African styles with western forms: where township house rubs shoulders with hip hop, and maskandi rhythms melt into shangaan electro. Joining him on the bill is Belgian-based Congolese rapper Baloji.
Mwalimu Express, Rich Mix, London, 2pm Sunday 15th May
On stage, Kongo Dia Ntotila Trio bring fresh vibes from the streets of Kinshasa followed by a film set in Niger, 'Rain, The Colour of Blue With a Little Bit of Red In It'
Ogoya Nengo & The Dodo Women's Goup, Cafe Oto, London, Saturday 21st May
Ogoya Nengo is a legendary folk artist from
Kenya. Her timeless and mystical music is characterized by her powerful voice.
Lura, Kings Place, London, Saturday, 28th May
Cape-Verdean singer Lura is the most melodious, charismatic singer of her generation.

The Nile Project, Islington Assembly Hall, London, Sunday, 19th June
This performance features musicians from Burundi, Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, and Tanzania. They will celebrate the richly diverse cultures that have flourished for centuries along the Nile River.