Previously at the ICA - Seasons
27 May 2007 – 29 May 2007
Now in its fifth year, with gigs taking place throughout the capital during May, the LAMF showcases the finest performers from the African continent both established and emerging.
This year’s female theme lends a soulful touch that you would be mad to miss out on, such as Algeria's supreme Les Orientales and South African diva Simphiwe Dana.
This event has been cancelled.
Revisiting Algerian music hall songs of the 40s to the 60s with serious attitude.
A specially commissioned festival project by one of the world's greatest percussionists, Nigeria's Lekan Babalola.
The new diva of South African music brings her slick, joyful and energetic mix of African rhythms, jazz and choral music to London for the first time.
Guinea's remarkable Cissoko and his group combine acoustic kora, re-enforced kora and a rack of special effects to create dazzling power music.