Preview: London African Music Festival @ London (Various Venues, 18-27 September 2015)

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For the thirteenth year in a row, London becomes the northernmost African city.

Twenty-six acts spread over ten days of “glorious music” and ten London vibrant venues will bring to life the 2015 edition of the London African Music Festival.

The event, organized by Joyful Noise since 2003, has always drawn fully from the African Continent music expressions and this year edition won’t change a hair to the project hosting artists coming from Algeria to Zimbabwe.

From Friday 18th to Sunday 27th of September highlights like the Cape Verdean zouk sensation Suzana Lubrano, Nigerian afrobeat ambassador Seun Anikulapo Kuti and Guinean/American duo formed by Joe Driscoll & Sekou Kouyate will cheer the audience from renowned city stages like the ones of The Forge, CamdenRich Mix LondonThe Vortex and Union Chapel, Islington.

It will be a triumph of rhythms and beats coming from African Mediterranean shores (Oum and INESS MEZEL), Sahara and Sub-Saharan countries (Abdoulaye Samb, Sadio Cissokho Golden Kora Band and Daby Touré), Guinean Region (Mose Fan Fan, Gordon Masiala, Sandra Nkaké and Ebo Taylor) and the Southern part of the continent (Moholoagae and Paul Lunga)…
But it will also be an tribute to the African artists who are today enriching the London and European music scene, like Aar MaantaLondon Afrobeat Collective and Orange Blossom.

If you want to enjoy the state of the art of African music, there won’t be better place than London for the next two weeks.

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