Kefaya

Kefaya

Since winning the much coveted, Songlines Best Newcomer Award 2017 , Kefaya have been gaining a reputation for their virtuosic and mesmerising live shows, performing across Europe and India with a modular line-up ranging from a trio to a nine-piece ensemble. The group has often collaborated with various internationally acclaimed artists, including Italian saxophonist Daniele Sepe, British vocalist Nicki wells, Cuban jazz violinist Omar Puente, Indian drummer Sarathy Korwar, Italian folk singer Alessia Tondo, flamenco singer Chico Pere, Kurdish vocalist Olcay Bayir and many others.This will be a unique chance for catch one of the most intriguing new bands of the year in such an intimate setting. These guys are bound to go on to huge things so don’t let this one pass you by, be there from the start!Unmissable especially for fans of Tinariwen and Terakaft, Kefaya are emerging as one of the most interesting global artists out there.

Other Events By This Artist

Date Event name City/Town Venue
12 Feb Kefaya & Elaha Soroor + The Scorpios London Jazz Cafe

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Preview: Kefaya & Elaha Soroor + The Scorpios @ The Jazz Cafe (London; Wednesday 12th February 2020)

We first met Kefaya back in 2015, and we grew fonder and fonder of the London-based band thanks to their full-bodied sound blending Mediterranean and South Asian spicy flavours with elegant and jazzy arrangements. Still, when they released, together with Elaha Soroor, Songs of Our Mothers in September last year,…

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Album Review: Kefaya + Elaha Soroor – Songs of Our Mothers [Bella Union; September 2019]

This rare treat transitions between Middle Eastern jazz and folk, blending modern dub sounds with traditional sounds from tablas, dolaks and damburas. Each song being led by the powerful vocals of Elaha Soroor, the album is a journey through Afghanistan and beyond. Kefaya got much praise after their first album,…

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Album Review: Kefaya – Radio International [Radio International Records, 14th October 2016]

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Interview – Kefaya (October 2016)

Kefaya is a concept which goes far beyond the Egyptian word meaning “enough”. If you followed the events during the Egyptian revolution of 2011, you already know that it is also the name of the protest movement which went on to spark the revolutionary fire, but Kefaya was there before…

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