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Here you will find news of the future gigs/concerts and tours of prominent African musicians in Britain/Ireland.
TOURS: currently
Kora player Sekou Keita
Tinariwen the Touareg rock band
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Updated on: January 9, 2017

Aziza Brahim, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall,
Glasgow, Saturday 21st January
Part of Celtic Connections: Spanish-based Saharawi artist Aziza Brahim was born in an Algerian refugee camp. She gives majestic voice to her people’s profound hurts and their hopes of peace, infusing her native oral traditions with West African, Cuban and Mediterranean influences.
Orchestra Baobab, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Thursday 2nd February
Part of Celtic Connections: Senegal’s legendary band has a nearly 50-year career. Their infectious fusion of indigenous traditions, local pop sounds and Latin/Caribbean influences keep crowds dancing.
Salif Keita, Barbican, London, Friday 10th February; Corn Exchange, Cambridge, Saturday 11th February
Salif Keita has been at the forefront of modern Malian music for many years with his outstanding voice and accomplished band. He has extended musical frontiers in which rock, funk and jazz combine with the deepest West African griot traditions.

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Rah Rah Room, London, Wednesday 5th April
From their humble beginnings in West African refugee camps,Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars have performed all around the world. With their uplifting songs of hope, faith and joy. they have matured into one of Africa's top touring and recording bands.