CURRENT EVENTS

“The London African Music Festival is an impressively eclectic affair” Robin Denselow, the Guardian

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DAY 1 Friday 19th Sept

1. Union Chapel – BOMBINO (Niger)
2. The RichMix –YAABA FUNK (UK/Ghana)
3. The Flyover – KARAMA (Morocco) + M.O.O.K ENSEMBLE
4. Vortex – KAD ACHOURI (Algeria)
5. Charlton House – THE RHYTHMS (Nigeria) + AFUNJA (Nigeria)
6. Hackney Attic – HARARE (Zimbabwe) + LONDON ZULU
7.The Forge – DIRECTION AFRICA with DJ Afri Kokoa

DAY 2 Saturday 20th September

8. Vortex Jazz Club – SAMY BISHAI (Egypt)
9. Upstairs At The Ritzy – SEEDS OF CREATION (Algeria) + SABBEY DRUMMERS (Ghana)
10. Green Note Club – ABDUL TEE-JAY (1.0pm session)
11. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park – IROKO THEATRE COMPANY
12. Forge – DIABEL CISSOKHO (Senegal) + DJ Freestyle(Senegal)

DAY 3 Sunday 21st September

13. The Flyover – SOUSOU & MAHER CISSOKO (Sweden and Senegal)
14. Hootenanny – BEN AUDU

DAY 4 Monday 22nd September

15. Charlton House – APELLES OGAGA (Kenya)
16. Green Note Club – ALIM KAMARA (Sierra Leone)
17. Canada Water Culture Space – JOYCE MOHOLOAGAE (South Africa)
18. Upstairs At The Ritzy – KYAZI BLUES (Tanzania) + MUDIBU (Burundi)

DAY 5 Tuesday 23rd September

19. The Tabernacle – GHALIA BENALI (Tunisia)
20. Green Note Club – LORRAINE LIONHEART (Botswana)
21. Canada Water Culture Space – SONA JOBARTEH (Gambia)

DAY 6 Wednesday 24th September

22.Cargo – DEBRA DEBS
23. Canada Water Culture Space – MAMANI KEITA (Mali)
24. Hackney Attic – Screening/Premiere: Cos Ov Moni 2

DAY 7 Thursday 25th September

25. The Flyover – KOKO KANYINDA (Congo)
26. Charlton House – AUBREI WOKI AND THE KALAHARI (Botswana)
27. The Forge – YOMI BASHIRU AND NAIJA GROOVES (Nigeria)
28.Hackney Attic – UNITED VIBRATIONS

DAY 8 Friday 26th September

29. Vortex Jazz Club – NIRAN OBASA (Nigeria)
30. Passing Clouds – NATIVE SUN (UK/Mozambique)
31. Café Oto – KING AYISOBA (Ghana)
32. Charlton House – SEPREWA (Ghana) + MOSI CONDE (Guinea)
33. hackney Attic – CASBAH BLUES (Algeria) + SIMO LAGNAWI (Morocco)

DAY 9 Saturday 27th September

34. Vortex Jazz Club – RISE KAGONA (Malawi)
35. RichMix – VAUDOU GAME (Togo)
36. Upstairs At The Ritzy – WITH STICKS & THINGS
37. Green Note Club – JUWON OGUNGBE 1.0pm session)
38. CHARLIE WRIGHT’S – LANRE (UK) + DJ Freestyle
39. ST ETHELBURGA’S – MULELE MATONDO AFRICA (Congo)

DAY 10 Sunday 28th Sept

40. Vortex Jazz Club – COCO MBASSI (Cameroon)
41. Islington Assembly Hall – SEKOUBA BAMBINO (Guinea)
42. The Forge: KANDA BONGO MAN (Congo)

VIDEOS
MAMANI KEITA

TUNDAY AKINTAN

LONDON AFRICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL

FUNMI OLAWUMI

THE YORUBA WOMEN CHOIR

THE MASTER DRUMMERS OF AFRICA

THE SOUTH AFRICAN GOSPEL SINGERS

THE AFRICAN JAZZ ALLSTARS

LUCKY RANKU

PINISE SAUL AND LUCKY RANKU

MIKE AREMU

NIRAN OBASA

YOMI BASHIRU AND NAIJA GROOVES

THE DRUMTASTIC

BEN AUDU