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The London African Music Festival (Participants)

Now in it's eleventh year, the London African Music Festival kicks off on Friday 13th September until Sunday 22nd September, 2013.

The Artists performing this year are as follows:

13th to 15th September
Friday,13th September:Hideaway in SW16 will be the legendary Osibisa.
Formed in London way back in 1969, this was the first Afro-funk band to achieve international success with their big sound introducing the fusion of African and Western vibes to audiences worldwide.

Richmix in E1 is Guy Schalom and the Baladi Blues Ensemble.
The emergence of Egyptian street music (Baladi) is poised to hit the big time. Baladi blues ambassadors Guy Schalom and Sheik Taha will be taking it one step further with their creative hybrid sounds.

The Vortex Jazz Club hosts Malick Pathe Sow and Bao Sissoko.
This duo creates a heart-warming and magical performance where the soft sounds of African Harps and lutes weave together and blend naturally with the warm and welcoming voice of Sow. together they create music…