The 27th Afrikafestival Hertme on 4th and 5th of July, includes many surprises with well known and less well know nartists from all over Africa. Here are the first names firm: (This is only half of the total, the rest will follow asap)
Ticket sales start on 6th April 2015, online at this site.
Energetic marimba band from Cape Town, the revelation of showcase-festival ‘Womex 2014’
Abavuki are an all-singing, all-grooving, marimbas, percussion and brass group from Langa township, near Cape Town, influenced by kwaito, jazz, traditional rhythms and also afrobeat. The name ‘Abavuki’ means ‘Wake up, early birds!’ and refers not only to their youth, but also to their philosophy of seizing the moment and getting things done for themselves.
Pre-eminent Guinean voice celebrating over three decades at the forefront of West African music
Sékouba Bambino has been in the forefront of Guinean music since 1983, when at the age of 19 he became the singer of the legendary Bembeya Jazz. In the early ’90s he went on to a successful career under his own name, gathering a large fan-base across West Africa, as well as gaining international attention as a member of Afro-salsa-super-group, ‘Africando’.