Kyla La Grange at Africa Express, Middlesbrough Town Hall

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Finding Fela BFI Screening: Ticket Giveaway Finding Fela, the documentary by Academy award winning Alex Gibney comes to UK cinemas on September 5th.  We’ve got 2 tickets to give away to… READ MORE

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

Review of Maison Des Jeunes album launch Africa Express, Oval Space – Evening Standard music review The young Songhoy Blues band from Timbuktu stole the show at the launch event… READ MORE

Maison des Jeunes Album Launch event – December 9th On December 9th, Africa Express celebrated the digital release of much anticipated album ‘Maison des Jeunes’ with a packed house and some incredible… READ MORE

Africa Express Presents: Maison Des Jeunes Africa Express Presents: Maison Des Jeunes Our NEW ALBUM will be release on 9th December. Africa Express Presents: Maison Des Jeunes, the album… READ MORE

Africa Express at Fiesta Des Suds, Marseille – SET LIST Africa Express at Fiesta Des Suds – SET LIST 19th October, 8pm – 1.30am DJAZIA SATOUR: Blues Mood ft Remy AMAZIGH KATEB – Bittersweet ft… READ MORE

19th October – Africa Express headlined Fiesta des Suds Africa Express headlined the Fiesta des Suds at the Docks des Suds as part of the Marseille city of culture celebrations.  We were… READ MORE

Africa Express returns to Mali – BBC Coverage This piece from the BBC explains a bit more about what we’re doing in Mali.  Click here for the full story… READ MORE

Africa Express is back in Mali It’s true, we’ve returned to Bamako, Mali. The Guardian joined us for a couple of days to see what we’re up to.  We’re… READ MORE

Africa Express to headline Fiesta des Suds. Marseille, Sat 19th October Africa Express to headline Fiesta des Suds. Marseille, Sat 19th October We’re excited to announce that Africa Express will be playing at the… READ MORE

From THE VAULT – BASHY AND KANO WITH AFRICA EXPRESS IN ETHIOPIA 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