This show is a trip through world music and global beats searching for the Oneness in humanity, regardless of all geographical, political, economic and all kinds of divisions, and identifications we might all have, in these times of uncertainties we search for Unity. The unity that music brings to us…...
To end 2020 we make a Rendez-vous with three generations of afrobeat and celebrate a Nigerian musical dynasty. As Fela is honoured with a Black Plaque at his old music conservatoire Trinity Laban in Greenwich, we consider how the musical idiom he created remains more popular than ever. Track list: 1....
23/05/2020 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm Global Afrobeat e-Fest
Brave New World – Seun Kuti, Tony Allen + Dele Sosimi, Awesome Tapes From Africa, 47 Soul & Much More
22/06/2019 1:30 pm - 11:00 pm Brave New World – Seun Kuti, Tony Allen + Dele Sosimi, Awesome Tapes From Africa, 47 Soul & Much More Roundhouse, London
10/05/2018 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm Tony Allen & Amp Fiddler Ghost Notes, London
Album Review: Fela Kuti – Box Set #4 curated by Erykah Badu [Knitting Factory Records; 15th December 2017]
On first impressions, this is just another Fela Kuti compilation, albeit an extensive one. Dig a little deeper, though, and spend a bit more time with the music and, like any good art retrospective, there’s more to it than meets the eye. Badu’s own sensibilities shine through with her penchant...
30/06/2017 - 01/07/2017 9:00 pm - 3:00 am Ghost Writerz ~ YAP Yung Afrika Pyoneers ~ RU1 FAM ~ DJ Snuff Hootananny Brixton, London
12/05/2017 - 15/05/2017 12:00 pm - 10:00 am The Soundcrash Funk & Soul Weekender 2017 Full Line Up Announced Pontins Camber Sands, Rye
It goes without saying that the best way to remember and pay tribute to a musician, his music and legacy, is playing his tunes. That’s why every year, every 7th of October, in Lagos, like in Osaka and Reykjavik, it’s Felabration: a day, or better, a night in honour of...
24/06/2016 - 25/06/2016 8:00 pm - 12:30 am Refugees Welcome! Featuring Logic, Afrikan Boy and OpSa! Balkan Band with Azza Rich Mix, London