Africa Express, a collaborative group of musicians from Africa and the West, will tour through the UK by train this September.
The official dates of the tour:
09-03 Middlesbrough, England – Town Hall
09-04 Glasgow, Scotland – The Arches
09-05 Manchester, England – The Ritz
09-06 Cardiff, Wales – Solus (Cardiff University)
09-07 Bristol, England – The Big Top at Creative Common
09-08 London, England – Granary Square at King’s Cross
While there are few scheduled tour dates, the groups will also perform at “railway stations, schools, factories, offices, shopping centers, and homes” along the way, and write new material in between performances.
Watch the documentary on Africa Express following this diverse line-up:
Amadou & Mariam
Jupiter & Okwess International
Bombay Bicycle Club’s Jack Steadman
More to be announced.