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Afrovibes - The Soil

Afrovibes - The Soil


  • DATES & TIMES: Saturday 18 October, 8pm
  • RUNNING TIME: 60 minutes
  • TICKETS: £12
  • Native Rhythms Present

    Afrovibes - The Soil

    This award-winning three member, a cappella group from Soweto combines a dazzling mix of musical styles including township jazz, hip hop, Afro-Pop and Afro-Soul. The group’s music is underpinned by a great rhythmic vocal bass line and beat boxing while the other two singers provide the choral and polyphonic top lines. The Soil will be supported by Randolph Matthews at this performance.

    Supported by Randolph Matthews

    A unique blend of jazz, soul and vocal percussion, Randolph Matthews’vocals transcend the mainstream and have earned him collaborations with the likes of Plan B, Grace Jones and Shlomo. Following his 2012 UK tour, we’re delighted to have Randolph back at the Albany to share the stage with The Soil for our final festival evening of mesmerising sound that echoes across continents.


    Have a look at the trailer here:

    AFROVIBES FESTIVAL 2014 - The Soil from UK ARTS on Vimeo.




    Afrovibes Festival


    Afrovibes Festival, bringing some of the very best of South African arts to the UK and the Netherlands, makes a welcome return to the UK and the Albany this autumn.


    In 2014, the festival's biggest-ever programme celebrates 20 years of South African freedom: 20 years since the ending of apartheid and the beginning of democracy. The creativity of award-winning artists brings us music, drama, dance, photography and film, reflecting upon what it is to be part of 21st century South Africa. By turns it'll be thought-provoking, energetic, sad, fascinating, wonderful. With free events, family workshops and themed food served in the atmospheric Township Cafe, drop by, hang out and belong - you'll believe that you really are thousands of miles from home!