London Afrobeat Collective take over The Clore Ballroom for a full live set.
They are joined by DJs, for even more opportunities to dance.
If, as Fela Kuti once said, ‘music is the weapon’, then you’ll need to wear armour to withstand the full sonic force of LAC.
This politicised party machine is an incendiary live act, channeling the spirit of the Afrobeat founder via bass-heavy rhythms guaranteed to make you move.
A line-up from places as far flung as Nigeria and Iran makes for a global sound sharpened through constant gigging and captured in a self-titled debut album.
The band’s take on Fela’s original blueprint remains traditional but includes modern injections of raw funk, latin and rock, all glued together by bold brass and dancefloor sweat.
At The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall