Live music

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JazzAmba Lounge live concerts

JazzAmba is the first Addis club to play live Ethio-Jazz every night of the week. Every evening in the dimly lit den of cool, the DJ plays different hazily hypn...
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MBONGWANA STAR + SPECIAL GUESTS

Mbongwana Star, a newly formed seven-piece band from the Democratic Republic of Congo, celebrate the release of their debut album, ‘From Kinshasa’, with two Lon...
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Orquésta Chungu

Orquésta Chungu is group of international musicians who are touring Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia. The group has cooked up a menu spiced with tasty groov...
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LONDON AFROBEAT COLLECTIVE

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 Kut...
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Rappercussions von L-NESS

The event Rappercussions combines conscious Rap and Poetry alongside live traditional African percussion instruments like jembe, obokano, marimba, shakers, shak...
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ALBUM LAUNCH: Shoeshine Boy – The Cool Shoeshine

Almost exactly one year ago, Goethe-Institut Kenya hosted the launch of Shoeshine Boy’s second album The African Way. He finally has finished the work on his ne...
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TUNDAY AKINTAN @ Southbank Centre

The creator of Yorubeat plays a rare London concert. Tunday Akintan is the pioneer of Yorubeat music – a blend of soul and funk with Fuji-inspired overtones....
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GALA 40 Years of Mozambique Independence

A PortCaiaFestivals production for the High Commission of the Republic of Mozambique in the UK featuring Mingas Benvindo Jose Tavares Fonseca,Maiuko Fi Moreira ...
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Jazz Picnics: Seeds of Creation

Surely there can be nothing better in the whole wide world than to watch a jazz concert at sunset in a deck chair with a drink and view over London? Back by pop...
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MANDELA WEEKEND

What would Nelson Mandela do today? Come to Southbank Centre to celebrate and explore the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela. Enjoy free music, talks, film, p...