London African Music Festival,
various venues, London
Press notice from Saturday 21st September! Tim Cumming in The Independent
The 10-nation, 10-man Master Drummers of Africa detonate the air at Stratford Circus (Wed), as will Mad Professor with his Dub Me Crazy Africa Band (Fri). That night, the Sudanese singer Amira Kheir with Senegalese band Minn Diarabi at the Ritzy, while next week will see Soundspecies with Gnawa musician Simo Lagnawi as Electric Jalaba at Hackney Attic; the Yoruba Women's Choir at Stratford Circus; and Afrobeat veteran Dele Sosimi bringing the festival to a joyous close at Hackney's New Empowering Church.
(020 7328 9613; joyfulnoise.co.uk/london-african-music-festival) today to 29 Sept
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