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Showcase Wednesday ft. Swahili Ally from Tanga – Tanzania, May 9 2018 @ Alliance Française


Date: May 9, 2018
Venue: Alliance Francaise
Time: 6.30 pm
Entry: Free

About
Swahili Ally is a singer and kora player from Tanga, Tanzania. Born in a family of Digo musicians, Swahili Ally was coached by his grandparents and elders. He started performing with the Dar es Salaam based group of singers, dancers, musician, Lumumba Theatre Group, before joining the Dhow Music Academy in Zanzibar where he learnt to play the Kora, the iconic West African harp.

He has since mastered this string instrument and fluently blends traditional Digo music with the unique sounds of the kora.

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May 3, 2018 at 11:55 am Leave a comment

Out of Town: Sauti za Busara Music Festival, Feb. 8-11 2018 @ Stonetown, Zanzibar – Tanzania


Dates: February 8-11, 2018
Venue: Stonetown, Zanzibar – Tanzania
Time: 5:00 pm to 1:30 am, daily

Tickets: Regular, International – $ 120, African United (holders of passports from African Countries) $ 60 and Tanzania Citizens $ 9.

Performances: Over 40 live acts including, Zakes Bantwini – South Africa, Kasai All Stars – DRC, Saida Karoli – Tanzania, Ribab Fusion – Morocco, and from Kenya; Makadem, Kidum & the Boda Boda Band and Maia & the Big Sky.

Download the festival programme, here: SzB2018 Fest Prog (pdf)

January 26, 2018 at 9:31 am Leave a comment

Nyatiti Blues Nites Acoustic + Makadem Nyatiti East Africa Tour Send Off Concert, Sept. 20 2017 @ The Blues Restaurant


Date: September 20, 2017
Venue: The Blues Restaurant, Ground Floor, Barclays Plaza – Loita Street
Time 7-11 pm
Entrance: Free

September 13, 2017 at 9:48 am Leave a comment

Out of Town: 20th Zanzibar International Film Festival – Finding Joy, July 8-16 2017 @ Stonetown – Zanzibar Island


Dates: July 8-16,2017
Venue: Stonetown, Zanzibar Island – Tanzania

July 10, 2017 at 9:00 am Leave a comment

Koroga Festival Ft. Lady JayDee (Tanzania), LIRA (S. Africa) and Nyota Ndogo (Kenya), Mar. 19 2017 @ the Arboretum Grounds


Date: March 19, 2017
Venue: the Arboretum Grounds
Time: from 12 noon
Tickets: KES 2,500 at the Gate

Performances by: Lady JayDee (Tanzania), LIRA (South Africa) and Nyota Ndogo (Kenya).

March 14, 2017 at 11:24 am Leave a comment

Out of Town/Sauti za Busara Festival: Africa United, Feb. 9-12 2017 @ Stone Town – Zanzibar

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Dates: February 9-12, 2017
Venue: Stonetown, Zanzibar

Download the festival-programme (pdf)

http://www.busaramusic.org/

February 6, 2017 at 4:34 pm Leave a comment

Out of Town/Sauti za Busara Festival: Africa United, Feb. 9-12 2017 @ Stonetown – Zanzibar

szb-2017-festival-poster
Dates: February 9-12, 2017
Venue: Stonetown, Zanzibar

Download the festival-programme (pdf)

http://www.busaramusic.org/

January 12, 2017 at 10:27 am 2 comments

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