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Celebrate the Legacy of Fela Kuti at London's 'Felabration' With Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra + Very Special Guests

Presenting London Felabration 2016 featuring the Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra and very special guests.

Every year we celebrate the life and legacy of Fela Kuti through Felabrations held in major cities across the globe.


This coming October, AGMP, Knitting Factory Records and Okayafrica are presenting London Felabration 2016 featuring the Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra and very special guests—including Temi Dollface, Breis, Bumi Thomas, Afrikan Boy, Tiggs da Author, and many more.

Dele Sosimi is one of the leading forces of afrobeat. A longtime keyboardist for Fela Kuti‘s Egypt 80 and bandleader for Femi Kuti‘s Positive Force, Dele Sosimi now regularly plays with his 16-man Afrobeat Orchestra across London.

They’ll be holding down the sounds at London Felabration 2016, an event curated by Rikki Stein, who managed Fela Kuti and whose 46-album back catalogue he continues to administer.

Last year’s London Felabration saw the likes of Tony Allen, 2Face Idibia, Laura Mvula and many others join the band onstage. You never know what surprise guests will jump on this year.

Buy tickets to London Felabration 2016 at the Electric Ballroom.

Enter the promo code FELALONDON2016 for HALF-PRICE TICKETS.  

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