Africa Express: The Circus

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Africa Express: The Circus tickets have now sold out.

Africa Express, a collective of African and Western artists, comes together again for a celebration of unity in the borough where founding member Damon Albarn grew up.

Over three days up to 100 artists from across Africa, Europe and Britain – including, of course, Waltham Forest – will join forces to collaborate on new music and reworking of old songs.

The result will be a spectacular and joyful five-hour headline show taking place in this diverse borough to demonstrate loud and clear how collaboration can break down boundaries.

Artists on the line-up include Batida, Damon Albarn, Django Django, Ellie Rowsell (Wolf Alice), Gruff Rhys, Imarhan, Joan As Police Woman, Mista Silva, Moonchild Sanelly, Morena Leraba, Muzi, Onipa, Rokia Traoré, Sibot and The Good, The Bad & The Queen

Africa Express was founded in 2006 to promote unity and collaboration through music across borders, genres and generations. Since then Africa Express has visited, recorded or performed in five African countries, toured the UK on a customised vintage train, created a Malian reimagining of a modern masterpiece, headlined festivals across Europe and reunited a Syrian Orchestra to work with African and Western artists.

Tickets will be available for Waltham Forest residents for an exclusive pre-sale from 10am on Friday 15 February. General tickets will go on sale at 10am on Monday 18 February.

Please note: Under 16s must be accompanied by a full paying adult.

Please see the full FAQs for more details: https://wfculture19.co.uk/AfricaExpressFAQs

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