In this show, we travel through the sounds of fado, desert blues, afro-Cuban jazz, afro-Cuban, afrobeat, Arabic reggae, and reggae! We kick off the show with the melancholic voice of Mariza, from Portugal, in “Quem me Dera”, a song was written for her by the Angolan singer-songwriter Matias Damásio. We...
21/05/2022 - 22/05/2022 8:00 pm - 3:00 am Yaaba Funk + Chiminyo + DJ Conrad Olende The Jago, London
For the second year in a row, Mukambo and NYP Records teamed up to prove the global afrobeat scene is more alive than ever. Mukambo compiled 21 bands from the four corners of the earth, bringing their own blend of afrobeat to pay tribute to the Black President Fela Kuti...
09/10/2021 - 10/10/2021 7:00 pm - 2:00 am Dance for the Women of Afghanistan The Post Bar, London
23/05/2020 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm Global Afrobeat e-Fest
04/10/2019 - 05/10/2019 8:00 pm - 2:00 am Dele Sosimi x Yaaba Funk Leytonstone Ballroom, London
03/05/2019 - 04/05/2019 8:00 pm - 3:00 am Woodburner | Yaaba Funk, Join the Din, Lit FM & DJ BlondeZilla Hootananny Brixton, London
Preview: Global Beats @ Pizza Express Live Holborn (London; Wednesday 24th to Saturday 27th October 2018)
For four nights, the Pizza Express Live programme will put aside its usual jazzy and bluesy aplomb to wear funky and upbeat music clothes. Between the 24th and 27th October, the Holborn venue will go wild hosting Global Beats, a music series organised in association with Shades of Soul and presenting...
25/10/2018 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm Yaaba FUNK @ Pizza Express Live Pizza Express Holborn, London