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Afriquoi

Performing on: Sunday 2 September

Live African dance music, fusing Congolese guitar and Gambian kora virtuosity with UK electronic sensibilities to create captivating, beautiful, dancefloor-friendly new music for a new generation of world music fans with one foot in the clubs.

Afriquoi are an underground sensation, bringing an uplifting fusion of African music and live electronics. The masterful 5-piece live show combines Gambian Kora, Congolese Guitar + Mandinka percussion styles with electronic music drawing on house, Soca, HipHop, Soul and Jungle to create something very special.  Based in London, Afriquoi is a UK afro supergroup, with every musician a band leader in their own right. With members ranging in age across three decades, originating from Africa, the Caribbean and the UK, Afriquoi is true fusion music in the best sense of the word, bringing together a vast depth of musical knowledge, culture and life experience.   Afriquoi were rated the number 1 festival band for summer 2018 in the last edition of Songlines.