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Kutashe performs at British Council.

19 Oct 2006. Ghanas Kutashe Band performs a combination of reggae, calypso, highlife, zouk and jazz rhythms at the British Council in Accra. Kutashe (pronounced koot-ash and meaning arise in Hausa, th...
Addis Ababa What's on

Rising Squad in concert.

21 Oct 2006. Up and coming Ethiopian rap and hip-hop band Rising Squad perform at the Alliance Ethio-Franaise. The group sings in four languages: Amharic, French, Orominya and English. Tickets 20 birr...
Addis Ababa What's on

New Ethiopian world sound.

27 Oct 2006. Dutch saxophonist Olaf Boelsen has gathered some of the best musicians in Ethiopia to perform in a concert of traditional and modern Ethiopian and world sound. The line-up includes Abagaz...
Maputo What's on

White night at the French-Mozambican Cultural Centre.

29 Sept 2006. Starting from 22.00, the garden of the French-Mozambican Cultural Centre will play host to live music and video art. The programme for the night includes Djs Oil and Jeff Sharel, dance g...
Nairobi What's on

Iddi Achieng at the Alliance Francaise.

15 Sept 2006. Singer, actress and theatre director Iddi Achieng performs songs from her debut album Thim Lich in the gardens of the Alliance Franaise. She has previously featured as the lead vocalist...
Addis Ababa What's on

Jazz at the Sheraton.

6 Sept 2006. JazzPlus at the Gaslight enters its second year with a performance of live music arranged by Ethiopian keyboard player and music director Abegaz Shiota. JazzPlus at the Gaslight is a prog...
Maputo What's on

Stewart Sukuma in concert.

8 Sept 2006. Renowned Mozambican singer, guitarist and percussionist Stewart Sukuma performs a mix of pop funk and traditional Mozambican rhythms accompanied by Timbila Muzimba. Stewart began his care...
Addis Ababa What's on

Ethiopian New Year.

10-11 Sept 2006. The Ethiopian New Year or Enkutatash, meaning the gift of jewels, falls on 11 September, marking a new season and a new start: by mid-September the seasonal rains which this year hav...
Maputo What's on

Afro-fusion concert by Chico Antonio.

4 Aug 2006. Popular Mozambican singer-songwriter and instrumentalist Chico Antonio presents his particular blend of African music styles at the French-Mozambican Cultural Centre in Maputo. The former...
Nairobi What's on

Michel Ongaro at the Alliance francaise.

28 July 2006. Kenyan baritone Michel Ongaro performs live in the gardens of the Alliance francaise in Nairobi. 19.00. Tickets Ksh300.
Maputo What's on

Guitarist Nanando in concert.

21 July 2006. Acclaimed Mozambican guitarist Nanando performs in concert at the French Mozambican cultural centre in Maputo. Nanando combines technical skill with great expressiveness to create what m...
Maputo What's on

Les Barbecues.

15 July 2006. Established in 1960 by a group of students from Amiens and Rouens in France, Les Barbecues have given over 1,500 concerts all over the world. In Maputo they perform a programme of New Or...
Maputo What's on

Fte de la musique, Maputo.

21 June 2006. Yacine, Spoon, Villaterry, Top One Band and others will be performing live in the gardens of the French-Mozambican cultural centre in Maputo for the 25th edition of the Fte de la musique...
Accra What's on

Fte de la Musique, Accra.

21 June 2006. Rex Omar, Newale Sounds and Megastar Band are among the line-up for the annual Fte de la Musique at the Alliance Franaise. The four-hour live music programme also includes a performance...
Addis Ababa What's on

Jazz in Addis Ababa.

17-24 June 2006. Grassella Luigi (vocals), Tewabe Tadesse (mazinko), Julien Roux (guitar), Seblu Seba (keyboards), Alex Cohen (bass) and Leyikun Zewdu (drums) give two evening jazz performances at the...
Addis Ababa What's on

Concert for street children.

6 Oct 2006. German singer Cita and guitarist Joerg perform in Addis Ababa as part of a one-month tour of Ethiopia with top Ethiopian composer and vocalist Michael Belayneh and arranger Elias Melka. Pr...
Cape Town What's on

Kirstenbosch Winter Concerts.

7 May-29 Oct 2006. Cape Towns top musical talent performs in the comfort of the Silvertree Restaurant at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden for the 2006 edition of the Kirstenbosch Winter Warmer C...
Maputo What's on

Meta mor fozes.

26 May 2006. Mozambican guitarist Amvel presents his first album, Meta mor fozes, at a concert combining classical, rock and ethnic fusion sounds. Amvel is highly acclaimed both for the originality of...
Addis Ababa What's on

Bob Marley memorial night.

13 May 2006. Reggae night marking the 25th anniversary of the death of the Jamaican reggae legend Bob Marley who, as a Rastafarian, considered Ethiopia to be his spiritual home. The evening includes c...
Accra What's on

Harvest Praise 2006.

16 April 2006. The Music Ministry A Tool for Soul Winning is the theme of this years Harvest Praise Easter Gospel music festival featuring the Harvest Gospel Choir and guest artists from all over the...
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