Strings on Fire presents Kadialy Kouyate, Kyazi Lugangira & The Boom Yeh!


STRINGS ON FIRE is a night of top-quality, cutting edge World music curated by Kora master Jally Kebba Susso!


*****Kadialy Kouyate*****

"Senegalese kora virtuoso/singer Kadialy Kouyate showcases his fleet-fingered skills on this mesmerizing instrument, complementing it with his hauntingly, darkly beautiful voice, to create a Toumani Diabate-meets-Youssou N’Dour sound." - (Time Out)

Kadialy Kouyate performs original music inspired by the West African griot repertoire. Born into the great line of Kouyate griots in Southern Senegal, Kadialy’s mesmerising kora playing and singing style have been welcomed in many prestigious venues as both a soloist and in different ensembles, including the Royal Festival Hall, O2 Arena, Union Chapel and WOMAD.

*****Kyazi Lugangira*****

Tanzanian guitarist and singer/songwriter, Kyazi is the band leader of Kihaya Blues. His music blends sounds of Tanzanian High-life, Soul, Latin and Mandinka.

*****The Boom Yeh*****

London collective The Boom Yeh have become renowned for their compelling live performances, high level musicianship and original eclectic brew of Funk, Afrobeat, Jazz-Rock, Disco and Psychedelic Rock!

"Explosive soulful jazz-infused funk. Simply awesome!" - (Time Out London)

"These guys are heavyweights and so deep in the funk. Love their sound!" - (Craig Charles, BBC Radio 6)


*****Volta 45*****

Vinyl-Only DJ who brings quality Hi-Life and Tropical tracks to the Passing Clouds decks!!

*****Noah Priddle*****

*****Fenomeno Show*****

(Open The Gate Sound)

FREE before 9pm, £5 before 10pm, £10 after
1 Richmond Road E8 4AA

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