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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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Africa Oyé Playlist

Africa Oyé Playlist

We are all excited that the full line up is announced. You can have a listen to all of acts here and get ready for the weekend:   Photo credit: Siobhan Marie Slater

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Julian Marley heads to Liverpool on UK tour this August

Julian Marley heads to Liverpool on UK tour this August

Julian ‘ Ju Ju’ Marley (+ Live Band) Saturday, 20th August District, Liverpool 8pm til late / Tickets via Skiddle — Punch Touring and Africa Oyé are bringing the internationally acclaimed Roots Reggae superstar Julian ‘Ju Ju’ Marley to Liverpool this August. Grammy-nominated Marley will play hits like “Boom…

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