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Win Tix To Studio Africa x The Boiler Room in Paris and London!

Enter to win 2 tickets to see Spoek Mathambo, Baloji, Batida, and many other incredible artists at Studio Africa x Boiler Room events in London and Paris!


Win tix to Studio Africa's Boiler Room launch parties this Sunday March 3rd in Paris and Tuesday March 5th in London! Baloji, Spoek Mathambo, Batida and many other amazing artists will set the stage for Diesel + Edun's Studio Africa project, proudly edited by Okayafrica. Head here for information on the limited number of tickets available in Paris, and here for limited tickets available for London. Okayafrica will also GIVE AWAY 2 tickets to each event to a lucky winner! Winners will be selected by the end of the day Saturday March 2.

>>>ENTER TO WIN 2 TICKETS TO BOTH THE PARIS AND LONDON EVENTS

PARIS - Sunday March 3rd:

Little Dragon (Live DJ)

Kutmah B2B J Rocc (Live DJ)

Baloji

Batida

LONDON - Tuesday March 5th:

Kyle Hall B2B Funkineven

Culoe De Song B2B Mosca

Theo Parrish

Omar S

Actress

Romare (Live DJ)

Spoek Mathambo

Baloji

Batida

For those who can't be there, you get to watch amazing music, free, live, online.

Paris show will be broadcast live from 9:30pm-2am (CET), 8:30pm-1am, Sunday 3rd March

London show will be broadcast live from 9:30pm - 2am (CET), 8:30om - 1am, Tuesday 5th March

BROADCAST URL: boilerroom.tv/live

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