The last band standing of the large East African dance orchestras of the 70es and 80es will celebrate their 40th birthday with their debut European tour. Let them take you on a trip down memory lane, back to a time when the laid back vibes of Congolese rumba were ruling the airwaves and charts of an entire continent!
Mr Mergia goes down yonder: The beloved Ethiopian keyboardist and maestro takes his Aussie rhythm section currenly living in Berlin back to their motherland for three handpicked shows in January, for exact details see here
Fumaça Preta take their musical mayhem to a next level and release a limited seven inch named "La Trampa" as a teaser for their upcoming album, which is due in spring 2016! Get it while you can!
Relaxing after a hot hot summer: 150 fantastic shows from late April till now, everyone's favourite agents are off for the well-deserved holiday!
Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids are finally expected back in Europe later this week for a massive 4 weeks tour!
We hardly could be more excited: Fall 2014 will bring amazing new records from planet rock folks like The Paradise Bangkok Molam International Band, Selvhenter, Ogoya Nengo and Ethiopian legend Hailu Mergia - the latter one will release a long overdue reissue of the classic Walias Band album "Tche Belew" and a seven inch of brand-new music on Philophon)...