The 12th London African Music Festival

The 12th London African Music Festival

The 2014 London African Music Festival will again run for 10 days, across 16 venues across London, produced by 10 producers under the direction of founder Biyi Adepegba of Joyful Noise.

2014 line-up: This year’s festival features the likes of BOMBINO (Niger), SEKOUBA BAMBINO (Guinea), KANDA BONGO MAN (Congo), vocalist GHALIA BENALI (Tunisia), RISE KAGONA of Bhundu Boys fame (Malawi), KING AYISOBA (Ghana), vocalist COCO MBASSI (Cameroon) and violist SAMY BISHAI (Egypt). Making their London debut are Malian singer MAMANI KEITA (Mali) and Swedish/Senegalese couple SOUSOU and MAHER CISSOKO. DJ VOODOO FUNK (aka DJ Frank Gossner) presents his treasure of vinyl records he collected on his travel through Africa.

Two mainstay of British-African music guitarist ABDUL TEE-JAY (Sierra Leone) and pianist JUWON OGUNGBE (UK/Nigeria) play solo in the afternoon at the Green Note Club. The British-Ghanaian funk band YAABA FUNK and Nigerian afrobeat band THE RHYTHMS are two bands that know how to put the funk in the grooves adding to the ten days of wonderful music.

This year’s festival venues: The Forge ‘ Islington Assembly Hall ‘ The Vortex Jazz Club ‘ Green Note Club ‘ Upstairs at the Ritzy ‘ Rich Mix ‘ Hackney Attic ‘ Charlton House ‘ Café Oto ‘ Passing Clouds ‘ The Flyover Portobello ‘ Canada Water Culture Space ‘ Cargo ‘ The Tabernacle ‘ Hootananny Brixton ‘ Union Chapel

Region: All
Venue: 16 venues across London
Website: http://www.joyfulnoise.co.uk/the-12th-london-african-music-festival-friday-19th-to-sunday-28th-september-2014/
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