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Africa Oye Festival music and line up news

Africa Oyé - Main Stage Running Order Revealed

Africa Oyé – Main Stage Running Order Revealed

  Africa Oyé have revealed the running order for their Main Stage acts ahead of the 25th Anniversary Festival on June 17th and 18th in Sefton Park. The host of international stars such as Mokoomba and...

DJ Edu, Andy Kershaw and Esa Williams head up packed DJ line-up at Africa Oyé

DJ Edu, Andy Kershaw and Esa Williams head up packed DJ line-up at Africa Oyé

Africa Oyé are set to welcome back a host of familiar faces to DJ at their 25th Anniversary festival in June. The main stage duties will be taken up by Oyé regulars, BBC 1Xtra...

Reggae star Max Romeo added to Africa Oyé's 25th Anniversary festival line-up

Reggae star Max Romeo added to Africa Oyé’s 25th Anniversary festival line-up

Africa Oyé has added roots reggae legend, Max Romeo to their 25th Anniversary festival line-up this June. The Jamaican star, who has had top 10 hits across Europe and has been sampled by the likes...

Africa Oyé reveals Merseyside acts for 'Oyé Introduces' at 25th Anniversary

Africa Oyé reveals Merseyside acts for ‘Oyé Introduces’ at 25th Anniversary

Africa Oyé has announced the Merseyside talent that will be showcased in the ‘Oyé Introduces’ portion of this year’s 25th Anniversary festival. Launched in 2015, ‘Oyé Introduces’ will see local talent kick off both days of the...

Africa Oyé add Black Prophet and Daby Touré to Anniversary festival lineup

Africa Oyé add Black Prophet and Daby Touré to Anniversary festival lineup

  Ghanian reggae star, Black Prophet and Mauritanian singer-songwriter Daby Touré have been added to Africa Oyé‘s 25th Anniversary festival line-up. Following the addition of Julian Marley to the bill, the UK’s largest FREE celebration...

Julian Marley to play Africa Oyé's 25th Anniversary Festival

Julian Marley to play Africa Oyé’s 25th Anniversary Festival

The Grammy-nominated reggae star heads up the latest wave of artists, with Diabel Cissokho and HAJAmadagascar also added to the festival line-up. The UK’s largest FREE celebration of African and Caribbean music and culture...

Grammy winning Dobet Gnahoré and Angolan icon Bonga head to Africa Oyé

Grammy winning Dobet Gnahoré and Angolan icon Bonga head to Africa Oyé

Africa Oyé – 25th Anniversary Festival Sefton Park, Liverpool Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June 2017 12:30pm – 9:30pm both days / Admission: FREE Funded by Arts Council England & Liverpool City Council Africa...

Africa Oyé announces first acts for 25th Anniversary festival

Africa Oyé announces first acts for 25th Anniversary festival

Africa Oyé 25th Anniversary Festival Sefton Park, Liverpool Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June 2017 12:30pm – 9:30pm both days / Admission: FREE Funded by Arts Council England & Liverpool City Council Africa Oyé...

Grammy Award-winning band Tinariwen in Liverpool this March

Grammy Award-winning band Tinariwen in Liverpool this March

Grammy-award winning Tuareg group, Tinariwen will play Liverpool’s Invisible Wind Factory this March. The Saharan Blues purveyors will perform music from their new album ‘Elwan’, which has already attracted 5-star reviews from The Independent and Record...

Africa Oyé announce 25th Anniversary Festival 2017

Africa Oyé announce 25th Anniversary Festival 2017

Photo: Oye 2016 by Mark McNulty Africa Oyé’s 25th Anniversary Festival The UK’s largest FREE celebration of African & Caribbean music and culture Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June 2017 Sefton Park, Liverpool 2017 will...