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Young Fathers 'Get Up' + 'Low' + 'Rumbling' Live at Electrowerkz

Watch Young Fathers' massive live renditions of "Get Up," "Low" and "Rumbling" at London's Electrowerkz.


Young Fathers recently brought their massive live show to London, bathing the crowd at Electrowerkz with waves haywire electronics, rumbling bass and harmonized vocals. The Scottish/Liberian/Nigerian trio's sound resonated hugely in the dimly-lit warehouse space as the group ran through mixtape cuts and tracks from their recent DEAD LP.

Watch Young Fathers' performance of "Get Up," "Low," and "Rumbling" from their sold out album launch show, captured by Akinola Davies & Jim Alexander for Big Dada. DEAD is available on iTunes now, catch YF live on their remaining North American tour dates with Baths listed below. For more, check out our Okayafrica TV interview with Young Fathers.

Young Fathers & Baths Tour Dates

05/01 Montreal, QC - S.A.T

05/02 Ottawa, ON - Ritual

05/03 Toronto, ON - Horseshoe Tavern

05/04 Detroit, MI - Magic Stick

05/05 Grand Rapids, MI - Pyramid Scheme

05/08 Indianapolis, IN - The Vogue

05/09 Chicago, IL - Concord Music Hall

05/10 Minneapolis, MN - Triple Rock Social Club

05/11 Fargo, ND - The Aquarium

05/13 Edmonton, AB - The Starlite

05/14 Calgary, AB - Commonwealth Bar & Stage

05/15 Vancouver, BC - Fortune Sound Club

05/16 Seattle, WA - Neumo's Crystal Ball

05/17 Portland, OR - Rotture

05/18 Eugene, OR - WOW Hall

05/21 San Francisco, CA - The Independent

05/22 Visalia, CA - Cellar Door

05/24 San Diego, CA - Casbah

Photo by Meztli Yoalli Rodríguez

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