Africa Oyé, the UK’s biggest free festival of music and culture from Africa and the Diaspora, has revealed three more acts that will grace the Sefton Park stage in Liverpool this summer.
Sona Jobarteh is the first female Kora virtuoso to come from a West African Griot family. Breaking away from tradition, she is a modern day pioneer in an ancient, male-dominated hereditary tradition that has been exclusively handed down from father to son for the past seven centuries. She has modernised the presentation of Kora music bringing a rhythmic edge to her compositions that fits her remarkable voice.
Versatile singer / songwriter/ producer Randy Valentine hails from the countryside of Clarendon in Jamaica...Read More