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#Oye25 T-Shirt Design Competition

#Oye25 T-Shirt Design Competition

*CLOSING DATE – 25TH MAY, 2017* Budding designers have the chance to create a brand new t-shirt for Africa Oyé ahead of their 25th Anniversary Festival. The winning design will be printed and sold as official merchandise at the event in…

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Merseyside Acts Announced For ‘Oye Introduces’

Merseyside Acts Announced For ‘Oye Introduces’

Africa Oyé has announced the Merseyside talent that will be showcased in the ‘Oyé Introduces’ portion of this year’s 25th Anniversary festival. Launched in 2015, ‘Oyé Introduces’ will see local talent kick off both days of the festival, giving some of the area’s…

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Two more artists announced for #oye25

Two more artists announced for #oye25

We are excited to announce that Dobet Gnahoré, and Bonga will join our festival alumni and return to Liverpool for an unforgettable weekend of music and culture. The first of the two newly announced acts returning to Sefton Park this summer…

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First acts for #oye25 revealed

First acts for #oye25 revealed

We are excited to announce that festival alumni, Dizzy Mandjeku & Odemba OK Jazz All-Stars, Jupiter & Okwess International and Mokoomba will be leading the anniversary celebrations this June. To mark the occasion, Oyé have invited an eclectic mix of top artists from over the years…

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25th Anniversary Festival – 17th & 18th June – Save The Date!

25th Anniversary Festival – 17th & 18th June – Save The Date!

Africa Oyé’s 25th Anniversary Festival The UK’s largest FREE celebration of African & Caribbean music and culture Saturday 17th and Sunday 18th June 2017 Sefton Park, Liverpool FREE Entry #Oye25 – – 2017 will see Africa Oyé celebrate its 25th anniversary….

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Getintothis review: Tinariwen @ Invisible Wind Factory

Getintothis review: Tinariwen @ Invisible Wind Factory

Tinariwen: Invisible Wind Factory, Liverpool ON 8TH MARCH 2017 Tinariwen As the Malian maestros bring their hypnotic grooves to town, Getintothis’ Paul Higham uncovers a message of hope and joyful optimism. Invisible Wind Factory stands proud as testament to Liverpool’s past….

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Oyé Vibe, Issue #2 Out Now!

Oyé Vibe, Issue #2 Out Now!

Oyé Vibe – Issue 2, Winter, 2017 It is with great pleasure that we welcome you to the Oyé Vibe! As the organisation and festival has grown, we find ourselves involved in more and more fantastic projects and events throughout…

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Liverpool to welcome blues duo Modou Touré and Ramon Goose in November

Liverpool to welcome blues duo Modou Touré and Ramon Goose in November

Africa Oyé & Mellowtone present… The West African Blues Project with Modou Touré and Ramon Goose Liverpool Philharmonic Music Room November 30th, 2016 Doors 7:30pm /  £12.50 Adv Tickets via Skiddle Website / Facebook / Twitter /Instagram – – An exciting…

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Africa Oyé to bring Malian stars BKO Quintet to Liverpool

Africa Oyé to bring Malian stars BKO Quintet to Liverpool

Africa Oyé & Diplomats of Sound presents… BKO Quintet 24 Kitchen Street, Liverpool December 1st, 2016 Doors 8pm / FREE £8 Adv Tickets via Skiddle Website / Facebook / Twitter / Instagram – – Malian music stars BKO Quintet will…

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Oyé Breaks Single Day Attendance Record

Oyé Breaks Single Day Attendance Record

Crowds of over 40,000 people traveled to Sefton Park as Africa Oye broke its single-day attendance record on a spectacular Saturday in Liverpool. The country’s biggest free celebration of African music and culture featured incredible performances from artists across Africa and the Disapora as…

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