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Lake of Stars London
March 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - March 11, 2018 @ 2:00 am UTC+0
From the internationally acclaimed Lake of Stars stable comes Lake of Stars London! The exciting new festival will take place across E17, showcasing contemporary live music, DJs, poetry, film, theatre and art from the UK & African continent.
The daytime features free, family-friendly, drop in events across multiple venues, followed by an eclectic evening of live performances & collaborations at Walthamstow Assembly Hall (ticketed show). Featuring:
Frightened Rabbit (Scotland) (stripped back set)
Faith Mussa (Malawi)
Bongeziwe Mabandla (South Africa)
Early bird tickets – SOLD OUT
Full price tickets £21 (+bf) from Eventbrite UK
After-party until 2am Mirth, Marvel & Maud with Beating Heart Music.
Award-winning Ghanaian rapper and poet M.anifest, described by the Guardian as “the foremost rapper on the continent”, is known for his multilingual wordplay that marries traditional African sounds with Hip Hop sensibilities.
Scottish favourites Frightened Rabbit will be performing fresh from a US and UK tour. Their last studio album, Painting Of A Panic Attack, hit the top 20, achieving the best critical reception of the band’s career to date.
Malawi’s legendary Faith Mussa Official will be showcasing his unique one-man-band set up, combining loop pedals & traditional Malawian instruments, following a successful Glastonbury Festival slot.
Rising star of South Africa’s afro-folk music scene Bongeziwe Mabandla has the ability to effortlessly entwine Xhosa lyrics with traditional music and folk stylings to create something captivating.
Lake of Stars Festival returns to the shores of Lake Malawi in September for our 15th Anniversary. More info on our 2018 plans so far: http://www.lakeofstars.org/festival