East Africa's finest musicians celebrate Black History Month

16, October, 2007

East Africa's most celebrated musical talents - Jose Chameleone (Uganda) and Mr Nice (Tanzania) - bring their unique mix of afrobeats, zouk, raga and Takeu to Scotland playing LIVE for one night only at the Umoja Black History Concert, alongside a host of international and homegrown DJs and Fugees United, Scotland’s only multicultural band.

Where? The Classic Grand, 18 Jamaica Street, Glasgow, G1 4QD

When? Friday October 19, 10pm - 4 am (show time midnight sharp)

Biogs:

MOBO nominated Jose Chameleone is East Africa’s biggest selling musician, renowned for his talent, stimulating live performances and unique style that combines Ugandan folk, central African rumba, zouk and raga. Chameleon is also an active member of the Musician’s Community, a coalition of musicians who work to eradicate poverty and raise awareness around HIV/AIDS.

A role model to young people in East Africa, Mr. Nice mixes musical forms from his homeland Tanzania with styles from Kenya and Uganda to create ‘Takeu’, a unique musical genre.

Ticket Information: Tickets cost £10 in advance and £15 on the night and can be bought from Ticket Scotland, Argyle Street and all Afro-Caribbean shops in Glasgow. For credit card bookings call 0870 2203234.

 

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