Preview: Bustin’ Loose and Beat Afrique with Marque Gilmore & Seckou Keita (CLF Arts Café, Bussey Building – 27th October 2016)

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A night filled with thought-provoking and unique African sounds. In a nutshell, that’s what you can expect from this evening’s show at CLF Arts Café. Don’t get us wrong, you will dance too and you will do it for hours, and you’ll do it to a soundtrack that is unique, eclectic and uplifting, in short, you’ll dance with a smile, both on your face and in your heart.

Because Bustin’ Loose has organised a stimulating and provocative event, during which, new projects and established acts alike, will perform, entrance and share their perspectives on the art of the African contemporary sound and celebrate its relationship with the UK dance scene.

 

From 9pm to 2am, it will all be about afrobeat and afro-electro going side-by-side, challenging your views of the UK soundscape. On stage and on the decks, there’ll be influential names like “King of jungle drums” Marque Gilmore and kora master Seckou Keita, who will introduce their new music partnership DJI-BERO. Then Bustin’ Loose DJs, Dutty Discothèque and Reverb Bistro will keep the afro-groove going until late.

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