We’re thrilled to announce that we’ll be opening this years Thump Festival at Pizza Express Live in Soho, organised in association with Murat Diril Cymbals The Thump Festival takes place over five days, 17th March 2015 to 21st March 2015 and will celebrate and showcase an impressive body of jazz talent with the spotlight firmly on drummers – ranging from up-and-coming artists such as our very own Farivar Gorjian and Jesse Barrett to more seasoned campaigners ...
Before we left for our first trip to Paris, we heard that French music-lovers have a rep for being amazing crowds to play to. The guys at Dauphine Jazz Festival did not disappoint. Not only was the crowd one of the most energetic, happening gang of funksters we ever played to, but the guys who put on the festival and looked after us were beyond hospitable and accommodating. Massive thanks to everyone ...
Some of Africa’s top musicians, including Tiken Jah Fakoly, Amadou & Mariam and Salif Keita have come together to record a song to help raise awareness about Ebola in Africa. The song is a multi-lingual message of hope that tries to educate people about the dangers of this disease and how to fight it. The track also features such diverse talent as Oumou Sangare, Kandia Kora, Mory Kante, Sia Tolno, Barbara Kanam, Didier Awadi, Marcus ...
We’re very excited to be playing 2 shows with Mr Craig Charles in July! We’ll be playing at the Glasgow O2 ABC on Fri 25th July and at Manchester’s Band On The Wall on Sat 26th July! We’re also playing at Secret Garden Party on Thurs 24th – so its gonna be an epic weekend!
Tune into BBC Radio 4′s Loose Ends show this coming Saturday 29th March to hear us perform a live version of our single ‘Prime Minister’. The show starts at 6.15pm and will be available to stream on iplayer as well via this link http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b03z3gh5 Fun times!!
Hello world! Another festival booking for us all to get excited about in 2014! We’ll be playing the Old Mines Stage at Boomtown on the 9th August. We’ll be doing an early afternoon slot so make sure you get out of your tent early enough! http://www.boomtownfair.co.uk/city-guide/main-stages/floating-lotus/london-afrobeat-collective
We’re very excited to announce that we’ll be playing at this year’s Cheltenham Jazz Festival alongside such luminaries as Gregory Porter and Snarky Puppy! We’re playing on the bank holiday Monday afternoon. Tickets on sale soon from http://www.cheltenhamfestivals.com/jazz/whats-on/2014/london-afrobeat-collective/
Our brand new single ‘Prime Minister’ is now available to buy from the links below!! Bandcamp (direct from us) iTunes Amazon Juno Spotify
Big news!! Head over to Okayafrica.com NOW to hear an exclusive premiere of our new single ‘Prime Minister’ – available to pre-order NOW here. Its released on 25th November 2013 and comes with an absolutely MASSIVE remix by LA based party starter Captain Planet too! Have a listen here and tell your friends! Remember remember the 25th November!
Come and party with us at the forge in Camden Town on the 30th November as we celebrate the release of our new single ‘Prime Minister’! We’ll be playing a live show at around 11pm and then partying on through till the early hours with LAC dj’s and more. AND ITS FREE ENTRY ALL NIGHT!! http://www.forgevenue.org/