Osibisa

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Brit-Afro band, Osibisa, could be described as the first 'world music' act on a truly global scale. Their extremely danceable sound extends across all kinds of genres, in an energetic and polyrhythmic blend of African, Caribbean, jazz, blues, calypso, R & B and funk-rock.

Osibisa brought a colourful and positive attitude to dull, grey and racist '60s London, and they continue to bring cheer to audiences with their energy and sheer talent today. Only last year, Osibisa marked its 40th anniversary with a performance at the Queen Elizabeth Hall to raptuorous applause, and we are excited and privileged to be able to welcome this dynamic and colourful group to Blackheath Halls.

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