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Events & Activities @ Southbank centre

11th Sept 14 - 14th Sept

Following 2012's sensational first edition, Africa Utopia is back for 2014 to once again look at what can be learnt and celebrated from Africa and the African diaspora.

African Utopia
Music @ Union Chapel

19th Sept 14

"Energetic and full-tilt" The Guardian

Bombino
Music @ Rich Mix

19th Sept 14

YAABA FUNK creates a floor-filling extravaganza combining the tightest rhythm section this side of Accra.

YAABA FUNK
Music @ The Flyover

19th Sept 14

A double bill with music two bands that represents  the multi-cultural rhythms of London. 

KARAMA
Music @ The Vortex Jazz Club

19th Sept 14

He began teaching himself to play the piano and briefly attended the music conservatory in Toulouse.

KAD ACHOURI
Music @ Hackney Attic

19th Sept 14

The four-strong band Harare from Zimbabwe is fronted by the exuberance and charisma of Zimbabwean musician Kuda Matimba,

Harare- Zimbabwe
Music @ East Village

19th Sept 14

The Afro-funk night features two mighty bands born from the same hot furnace of Lagos’ Nigerian Afrobeat music scene.

THE RHYTHMS AND AFUNJA
Music @ The Forge and Foundry

19th Sept 14

DJ VOODOO FUNK is DJ Frank Gossner 'The archaeologist of African vinyl' on BBC News’ website. He is a collector of the rarest of African records from the 70s  collected during his travels across Africa.

DJ VOODOO FUNK
Music @ The Vortex Jazz Club

20th Sept 14

Celebrated Egyptian violinist and composer Samy Bishai built his reputation as an outstanding musician through his work with Natacha Atlas,

SAMY BISHAI
Music @ Upstairs at the Ritzy Picturehouse

20th Sept 14

JUJU! NIGHT at the Ritzy presents organic African sounds and rhythms with the legendary Mandolin player and songwriter from Algeria Seddik Zebiri and his group Seeds of Creation.

Seeds of Creation
Music @ The Flyover

21st Sept 14

Swedish/Senegalese couple Sousou and Maher Cissoko share a destiny shaped by music.

SOUSOU AND MAHER CISSOKO
Music @ HOOTANANNY

21st Sept 14

FESTIVAL SHOWCASE 2014 - HEAR A NEW NAME

BEN AUDU
Music @ CHARLTON HOUSE

22nd Sept 14

Apelles Ogaga, the Kenyan song bird, was born in Homabay in Kenya. Her first CD “DHI ENGIMA TEK” "getting to heaven is not easy" released in 2005 made her one of the best and most popular singers of recent years in Kenya.

APELLES OGAGA
Music @ GREEN NOTE CLUB

22nd Sept 14

The award winning lyricist, Alim Kamara, is quickly building a reputation as a didactic role model when it comes to the arts.

ALIM KAMARA
Theatre @ Theatre Royal Stratford East

3rd Oct 14 - 2nd Nov 14

Don’t miss the brilliantly funny new musical The Infidel as it premieres at Theatre Royal Stratford East this autumn. 

 THE INFIDEL - THE MUSICAL
Events & Activities @ The Light Restaurant & Bar

Every Other Sunday

Something for Sunday is a variety show which uses a fusion of Comedy, Poetry and Singers to deliver an amazing but chilled night out.

 

Something for Sunday
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