Latest update from Africa Oye Festival
We’re delighted to let you all know that Anwar Ali & Dave Owen’s ‘Mchanga Mweupe’ EP will be re-released this February… and we’ll be laucnhing with a show at Naked Lunch Cafe, Smithdown Road, Liverpool, on Friday 8th February.
Jenny Lee Summers, BBC Radio Merseyside
Africa Oyé (Official)
1 day ago
ANNOUNCED FOR #OYE20
All-female collective of West African musicians, Les Amazones d'Afrique made a huge impact across the globe with their 2017 debut album, 'République Amazone'.
Singing out against gender inequality, FGM and ancestral violence, the group firmly believe that "music has the potential to be a weapon against the systematic disempowerment of women across Africa and beyond".
Sefton Park...GET READY!! ...
3 days ago
🎉🎉🎉 FIRST WAVE REVEAL 🎉🎉🎉
We're delighted to announce that female supergroup Les Amazones d'Afrique, Ghanaian highlife stars Santrofiofficial and Cameroonian songstress Valérie Ekoume Officiel will all grace the Sefton Park stage this summer for the Africa Oye Festival - 20 & 21 June 2020! ...
5 days ago
Ahead of Africa Oyé & Kitchen St present Extra Soul Perception on Monday night in Liverpool, ESP are delighted to announce Oye alumni, Esa as their Musical Director!
"Esa has brought new ideas and guidance to the tracks made in Nairobi, lifting it to a higher plane.
Having worked with Mim Suleiman and Ata Kak in a similar role, Esa is about as good as it gets at transforming music from the studio to the stage. We cant wait to share his vision on the upcoming tour."
TICKETS: www.seetickets.com/event/extra-soul-perception-liverpool/24-kitchen-street/1461885 ...
AFRICA OYÈ - We're a registered charity and all our proceeds are reinvested into the organisation, however, Oyé still needs some extra help and support to continue as a FREE festival, open to all.
•Buy official merchandise from the festival stall or africaoye.com
•Buy a drink at one of the Oyé Inns at the festival.
•Donate whatever you can in the Oyé charity buckets carried by our volunteers on-site at the festival.
•Join us at other Africa Oyé events throughout the year, including our after parties after the festival.
•Donate via the donate button on our website...whatever the amount it really does help africaoye.com
•Volunteer at Oyé! Find out more on our website.
If we all do just one of these things, it'll be a great step towards keeping Oyé free for years to come. Please help spread the word and #supportoye
Photo: Mark McNulty ...
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