Ok lovely people, this is rather special! It’s been a real adventure, and a lot of hard work has gone into this, but today our album Food Chain is out!! In the last couple of years we’ve focussed on our live shows, and taken much joy and pride in playing all over the country, and we want to thank our audiences for joining in, but we finally have managed to put those tunes down on a ...

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You can now pre-order our new album ‘Food Chain’ on a beautiful CD from Bandcamp and and equally nice download from iTunes. Get your copy now!    https://londonafrobeatcollective.bandcamp.com/album/food-chain   https://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/food-chain/id991333327  

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  We’re absolutely thrilled to announce that our new album ‘Food Chain‘ will be released on the 25th May 2015. Produced by Leon Brichard (Ibibio Sound Machine, Plan B, Fela! the musical) with graphic design by prolific artist Ben Hito (George Clinton/Parliament/Funkadelic) ‘Food Chain’ is an album of anthemic songs with socially conscious lyrics, set to bold brass lines and hypnotic danceable grooves. We’ll be revealing more details like artwork, tracks and videos in the coming weeks so ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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!      

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  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!!

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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    

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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/            

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