Africa in the Lounge: Lakuta - Streamed live on African Night Fever YouTube and Facebook
Fri 11 June 2021, 8pm - 9pm
“Infectiously danceable... a frivolous, uplifting spirit and a steely core” Guardian
“I really love that!” Lauren Laverne, BBC 6 Music
Africa in the Lounge is back for a fourth series kicking off with Lakuta - a musical collective
that formed in Brighton but which is a true global act.
Founded by vocalist-percussionist Cicely Taylor and fronted by vocalist Siggi Mwasote,
Lakuta’s members heritage includes Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana, Malaysia, Spain and the UK.
The result is a highly danceable mix of Afrobeat, funk, Latino and tropical grooves, blending
traditional instruments to create a hard-hitting sound.
Their 2016 album Brothers and Sisters released on Tru Thoughts received widespread
acclaim and radio airplay. Now experience them performing live in this exclusive livestream.
Africa in the Lounge is the popular livestream concert series produced by African Night
Fever & Yaram Arts, which brings the rhythms and melodies of Africa to audiences around
Produced in partnership with Wild Stag Productions and Ooosh! Tours. Presented in
partnership with Brighton Dome, Bristol Beacon and Brewery Arts Kendal. Supported by Arts
Watch live on YouTube >
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