Hosted by and featuring Gilberto Gil
Fri 29 / Sat 30 Jun / Sun 1 Jul, Old Billingsgate Market, London EC3
The Barbican has organised three days of live music with an eclectic line up of over 20 African, Brazilian and international artists including Macy Gray, Roots Manuva, Amadou & Mariam, Hugh Masekela, Femi Kuti and The Positive Force and Toumani Diabate.
An unprecedented celebration of the African roots in music and culture, the acclaimed Back2Black Festival travels from Rio de Janeiro to London this summer.Taking place over 3 stages in a stunning riverside venue in central London, transformed for the occasion by Brazilian visual artist, Miguel Rio Branco. There’s more than just the music on offer during the Festival as Back2Black features a programme of talks and debates, workshops craft market and African and Brazilian street food and drinks available throughout the 3 days.
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