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Thu 21 Sep
The 15th London African Music Festival presents

KOKOROKO

KOKOROKO are a young and dynamic 7-piece Afrobeat band. They play music they love, they grew up with and their parents got funky to. Inspired by Fela Kuti, Ebo Taylor, Tony Allen and the great sounds that have come out of West Africa, they put on a performance to honour the music the masters has taught them.

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Sat 23 Sep
The 15th London African Music Festival presents

Jally Kebba Susso Trio

Gambian kora player JALLY KEBBA SUSSO is expanding the boundaries of kora traditions while keeping its heart and soul intact. Blending traditional West African music with upbeat funk and jazz into a new nuanced and rooted sound in a contemporary world. Precision, speed and a merciless energy characterise his performance style making him a solid crowd-puller.

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Fri 29 Sep
Peter Conway Management presents

Mike Westbrook & The Uncommon Orchestra

A new kind of Big Band, The Uncommon Orchestra. This 22 piece ensemble involves three vocalist / actors, acoustic brass and saxophones, electronics and double rhythm section.

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Sat 7 Oct
Wormfood presents

Nubiyan Twist

London based musical collective Nubiyan Twist create a unique, infectious sound in an eclectic mix of styles, drawing on jazz, hip-hop, afrobeat, latin, soul, reggae and dance music.

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Sat 4 Nov
LEWISHAM ARTHOUSE AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

sound is sound is sound

Now in its fifth season, sound is sound is sound has become a regular fixture at the Albany. This genre busting night of experimental music features a heady mix of punk, free jazz, electronica, sound art and breakbeat.

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Sat 11 Nov
EARTH AGENCY PRESENTS

Native Dancer

South east London collective Native Dancer is made up of five individual artists who set out together to create a music that speaks from the heart and denies none of their influences. Their genre twisting mashup of styles combine elements of pop, soul, electro-funk, jazz, rock and dance music.

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Sat 18 Nov

SARAH GILLESPIE QUARTET: JUNKFOOD ANGEL

Greenwich Born Sarah Gillespie has received wide-spread critical acclaim for her three albums that mix jazz, folk and blues with her trademark streetwise lyricism.

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Fri 24 Nov
CALL & RESPONSE, GOLDSMITHS AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

Warsnare

A live music gig in full 360° surround sound. Led by producer and DJ, Warsnare, with immersive audio specialists, Call & Response, and Goldsmiths College’s NX Records.