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Jim Marshall Auditorium

Kanda Bongo Man: The King of Soukous

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Championed by John Peel and Andy Kershaw in the late 1980s, Kanda Bongo Man played a key role in introducing African and world music to the mainstream. Now with a huge and loyal fan base, his music still receives regular airplay on stations including BBC Radio 3 and Radio 6 Music.

His exhilarating performances are exciting and energetic yet deeply rooted in the Congolese musical tradition of soukous. With his incredible seven-piece band behind him, don’t miss Kanda Bongo Man bring the joyous music and dance of central Africa for an unforgettable sunshine experience.

A Taste of Africa

For an additional £20 per head, you can enjoy A Taste of Africa (vegetarian options available) served in Café in 2. Book in advance through the box office.

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All transactions are subject to a transaction charge of £3. Internet bookings are subject to an additional booking fee of £1.80 per ticket

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