A World In London 250 - Afla Sackey! Fri, 2018-02-23 00:12

Percussion maestro & exceptional music-maker, Afla Sackey dropped in to this A World in London! 

Afla will be performing with his super band Afrik Bawantu at The Empire Bar in Hackney THIS Saturday February 24th and is set to dazzle Mare Street with the finest & funkiest mash-up of Ghanaian highlife, jazz, and Afrobeats! Also on this AWIL check out our latest selection of the best new international CDs with Sophie Darling, Norman Druker, and DJ Ritu!

ARTIST                                  TRACK                                   COUNTRY

Joji Hirota                   Akita                           Japan/UK

Fun-Da-Mental   Prayers of Afghan Women  UK/world

Che Sudaka                La Ris A Bonita          Spain

Park Jiha                    Accumulation of Time  Korea

Indialucia                   Viento Del Este          Poland

Catrin Finch & Seckou Keita  Yama Ba  Senegal/Wales

Cesaria Evora             Angola                        Cape Verde

Djeneba Fousco          Kono                           Mali

Amsterdam Klezmer Band & Sondorgo  Random Flow  Holland/Hungary

Afla Sackey & Afrik Bwantu  Noko Hewon     Ghana/UK

‘                                   ‘           Mofeemo Ke Eno  ‘     ‘

‘                                   ‘           Djemba Waa  ‘           ‘

AWIL Goin’ Global Gigs Guide: Feb 14 – 25 London Flamenco Festival @ Sadler’s Wells, Feb 23 Stefanos Tsourelis @ Cafe Barcelona, Feb 23 Kadialy Kouayate @ SOAS Concert Series, Feb 24 Afla Sackey @ Empire Bar, Feb 24 ARQ @ Pizza Express,  Feb 24 Kuch Kuch Bollywood Nights @Alice Bar EC3A, Feb 25 Chouk Bwa @ Rich Mix, Feb 25 Claudia Aurora @ Art House, …more at www.djritu.com

21/2/18  AWIL 250  Also this week Alexander D. Great at Resonance, click: https://www.mixcloud.com/Resonance/a-world-in-london-14th-february-2018/  Next week Paul Fisher at SOAS and Ramon Goose at Resonance!  #AWorldInLondon is podcast on #Itunes & #Mixcloud:   http://www.mixcloud.com/SOASradio/playlists/a-world-in-london/   A World In London – in its TWELFTH year! Live on Wednesdays, 4pm, from SOAS Radio:mixlr.com/soasradio  and AWIL  at Resonance 104.4fm at 6.30pm, repeat Monday 8am, online, DAB  & on Resonance Extra 5pm Wednesdays.  Join us on Twitter @aworldinlondon  www.djritu.com   https://www.facebook.com/DjRitu  Twitter:@djritu1