Africa Express Pop-Ups in Bradford during Train Tour

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Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra Perform at Colston Hall Sep 16th Central Africa’s only symphony orchestra Kinshasa Symphony Orchestra bring their sound to Bristol’s Colston Hall on Sep 16th. The group led by Armand Diagienda, formed in 1994 in the… READ MORE

Fela Kuti Box Set Curated by Brian Eno out Sep 30th Knitting Factory Records have chosen Brian Eno to pick seven of his favourite Fela Kuti albums for their third Box Set dedicated to… READ MORE

Jupiter and Okwess International Summer Tour The super-band hailing from Democratic Republic of Congo, Jupiter and Okwess International have just released details of their summer tour. The group, who were part… READ MORE

Toumani and Sidiki ‘Father & Son’ Documentary Toumani Diabaté and his son Sidiki release their brand new album ‘Toumani and Sidiki‘ on May 5th. ‘Father & Son’, is the two… READ MORE

New Video: ‘Dougoude Sarrafo’ by Bijou It’s just a few days until Record Store Day (April 19th), and the much awaited release of the Limited Edition Blue Vinyl LP of… READ MORE

New Video: ‘Deni Kelen Be Koko’ by Lobi Treore Band (prod. by Django Django’s Dave Maclean) ‘Deni Kelen Be Koko’ by Lobi Treore Band (feat. Seye on bass) was produced by Django Django’s Dave Maclean during Africa Express’ week in Bamako. Check… READ MORE

M.anifest – “A whole lifetime in a week” aboard the Africa Express Mid-Morning on Sunday 2 September, I sauntered towards Euston in London with Jupiter Bokondji from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and about… READ MORE

AFRICA EXPRESS TRAIN TOUR – WHAT THE ARTISTS SAID… “This is the best project I’ve ever been involved in in my whole career” - Baaba Maal “Making music in Mali with Africa… READ MORE

Africa Express Pop-Ups in Bradford during Train Tour READ MORE

FROM THE NME: Africa Express in Glasgow, “A timely reminder of the power and joy of music” READ MORE

Ride with the Africa Express Train Watch the Video / Read Reviews / Hear the BBC 6 Music Interview Continue reading READ MORE

FROM THE INDEPENDENT: ‘My Week on the Africa Express’ by Jack Steadman http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/features/my-week-on-the-africa-express-8139040.html Bombay Bicycle Club’s Jack Steadman gives the inside track on what it was like to be one of the performers on Damon… READ MORE

FROM METRO (8/9/2012): Damon Albarn’s Africa Express goes full steam ahead with musical tour http://www.metro.co.uk/music/911126-damon-albarns-africa-express-goes-full-steam-ahead-with-musical-tour#ixzz26S1EA1DO There’s no silent coach on the Africa Express – and these passengers know how to make sweet music.   By Arwa Haider… READ MORE

FROM MOBO BLOG: In depth: Africa Express 2012 – London Finale 12Sep TAKEN FROM: The MOBO Blog.  http://www.mobo.com/news-blogs/depth-africa-express-2012-london-finale The Africa Express project was created in 2005 by Damon Albarn, Stephen Budd and Ian Birell… READ MORE

BBC Africa Express Train tour report READ MORE

KIWTK: View of Africa Express, London, from the audience READ MORE

FROM THIS IS FAKE DIY: Review – Africa Express, Granary Sq, London TAKEN FROM: THIS IS FAKE DIY – http://www.thisisfakediy.co.uk/articles/live/africa-express-granary-square-london/ The warmth and camaraderie between all the performers is what makes this so extraordinary. 8th… READ MORE

Video of Sir Paul jamming with Shingai Shoniwa and Marques Toliver backstage at Africa Express, London. READ MORE

Africa Express train on BBC Breakfast – 5/9/2012 READ MORE

Africa Express train report on Channel 4 News – 3/9/2012 READ MORE

Africa Express in Carlisle: A report on one of the most inspiring stopovers on the journey READ MORE

Africa Express train report on Al Jazeera READ MORE

Jarvis Cocker interviews Damon et al for BBC 6 Music listen to ‘Jarvis Cocker with Damon Albarn at the Africa Express departure. ’ on Audioboo… READ MORE

The AFRICA EXPRESS TRAIN on BBC 2 Newsnight READ MORE