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London African Music Festival

27 May 200729 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.

  • Photo: Ibrahima Sylla

    Ibrahima Sylla Lecture

    27 May 2007

    This event has been cancelled.

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  • Image: Les Orientales

    Les Orientales

    27 May 2007

    Revisiting Algerian music hall songs of the 40s to the 60s with serious attitude.

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  • Photo: Lekan Babalola

    Lekan Babalola: One Family

    28 May 2007

    A specially commissioned festival project by one of the world's greatest percussionists, Nigeria's Lekan Babalola.

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  • Image: Simphiwe Dana

    Simphiwe Dana

    28 May 2007

    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.

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  • Image: Ba Cissoko

    Ba Cissoko

    29 May 2007

    Guinea's remarkable Cissoko and his group combine acoustic kora, re-enforced kora and a rack of special effects to create dazzling power music.

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