Tag Archives: London

Preview: La Linea Festival (London, 17th – 28th April 2016)

Preview: La Linea Festival (London, 17th – 28th April 2016)

As it’s happening since 2001, for ten days in April, London sounds and plays Latino. The responsibility rests on ¡COMO NO! which, 15 years ago, started to organise one of the most chéveres Festivals of the London music scene. La Linea has indeed brought to the British capital some of the finest,...
Preview: Namvula @ Sands Film (London, 6th April 2016)

Preview: Namvula @ Sands Film (London, 6th April 2016)

After a four months break, Namvula comes back on the stage on April 6th at Sands Films in Rotherhithe for a gig organised by TunedIn London. Half-Zambian half-Scottish, singer-songwriter Namvula blends the African folk and urban traditions with European folk, jazz and Latin rhythms. Her music is unpredictable, and when...
Review: Omar Souleyman @ Koko (London, 16th March 2016)

Review: Omar Souleyman @ Koko (London, 16th March 2016)

Sometimes you can’t believe your eyes. It’s hard to explain how certain musical styles can cross physical and cultural borders and spread around the world. For instance, Omar Souleyman’s performance at Camden’s Koko (part of Convergence Festival) was just such an experience, bringing together one-thousand five-hundred people to dance for an hour to...
Review: Mbongwana Star @ (Oval Space (London, 1st November 2015)

Review: Mbongwana Star @ (Oval Space (London, 1st November 2015)

This has undoubtedly been Mbongwana Stars’ year. The six-piece hail from Congo and is comprised of Liam Farrell, Ranay Kalambayi, Theo, R9, Coco and Sage. They’ve been going from strength to strength following the release of their debut album ‘From Kinshasa’, earlier this year. The crowd couldn’t miss this opportunity...