Double Bill: Zong Zing All Stars + Mashasha & Sam
Two of London's best up-and-coming African bands bring the soaring melodies and irresistible rhythms of Zimbabwe and Central Africa in a night guaranteed to give you a party you will remember!
ZONG ZING ALL STARS
The 8-piece Zong Zing All Stars create the barely suppressed euphoria of cavacha – the music that has given rise to soukous music in the Democratic Republic of Congo, makosa in Cameroon and coupe decalé in the Ivory Coast. Arguably the most infectiously danceable music in the world!
The band’s musical credibility is strictly heavyweight, with it's core members having played with Orchestra Virunga of Samba Mapangala, OK Jazz of Franco Makiadi, Big Musica of Defao, Matimbila of Remi Ongala, Rumba Ray de Maray of Papa Wemba and other luminaries of the music world.
MASHASHA & SAM
Our favourite southern African duo are back, ready to blaze the Rich Mix stage once again. The charismatic Zimbabweans fuse their traditional roots with jazz into an irresistibly dance-inducing, groove-driven blend of afro-funky beats... catch them before they rocket sky-high!
On the decks: DJ Debbie
Doors: 8:00pm (£8 / £6 in advance / £5 on the door for Film Africa cinema-goers for screenings showing on Friday 2nd Nov – you will need to present your Film Africa cinema ticket at the door for your discounted entry)