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.
YAABA FUNK creates a floor-filling extravaganza combining the tightest rhythm section this side of Accra.
A double bill with music two bands that represents the multi-cultural rhythms of London.
He began teaching himself to play the piano and briefly attended the music conservatory in Toulouse.
The four-strong band Harare from Zimbabwe is fronted by the exuberance and charisma of Zimbabwean musician Kuda Matimba,
THE RHYTHMS AND AFUNJA
The Afro-funk night features two mighty bands born from the same hot furnace of Lagos’ Nigerian Afrobeat music scene.
DJ VOODOO FUNK
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.
Celebrated Egyptian violinist and composer Samy Bishai built his reputation as an outstanding musician through his work with Natacha Atlas,
Seeds of Creation
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.
SOUSOU AND MAHER CISSOKO
Swedish/Senegalese couple Sousou and Maher Cissoko share a destiny shaped by music.
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.
The award winning lyricist, Alim Kamara, is quickly building a reputation as a didactic role model when it comes to the arts.
THE INFIDEL - THE MUSICAL
Don’t miss the brilliantly funny new musical The Infidel as it premieres at Theatre Royal Stratford East this autumn.
Something for 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.