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The ‘Bad Boys’ of reggae to play Africa Oyé festival

The ‘Bad Boys’ of reggae to play Africa Oyé festival

Reggae legends Inner Circle will close this year’s Africa Oyé festival in Liverpool as the Grammy-winning band celebrate their 50th anniversary in style. The Jamaican quintet is one of the world’s most respected reggae units with a string of success stretching…

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Awesome Tapes From Africa returns to Liverpool

Awesome Tapes From Africa returns to Liverpool

Meraki x Africa Oyé (Official) Presents: Awesome Tapes From Africa ALL PROCEEDS will be going to the Africa Oyé (Official) charity, the UK’s largest free african music festival: Africa Oyé Festival 2018 Awesome Tapes From Africa Friday 30th March Meraki, Liverpool Since 2006, Brian Shimkovitz’s Awesome…

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African Heat – Feast of Fire at St George’s

African Heat – Feast of Fire at St George’s

Easter weekend is set to be a scorcher whatever the weather as a sizzling, fire-crackling feast for the senses is coming to the heart of Liverpool in a thrilling new not-to-be-missed Easter spectacular. Based on the North West European tradition of…

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First wave of international artists for Africa Oyé 2018 announced

First wave of international artists for Africa Oyé 2018 announced

The epic 25th Africa Oyé anniversary of 2017 will be hard to top, with soaring temperatures and permformances by some of the best artists to have previously featured over the years. Perhaps the reason why the organisers have specially selected…

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AFRICA OYÉ / MELODIC DISTRACTION radio show

AFRICA OYÉ / MELODIC DISTRACTION radio show

Since the 25th Anniversary Festival, Africa Oyé have joined the Melodic Distraction team to produce a monthly radio show, sharing a mixture of live and DJ recordings from the festival, interviews with artists, organisers and more, as well as guest…

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Africa Oyé announces 2018 festival weekend

Africa Oyé announces 2018 festival weekend

Following the epic 25th anniversary in 2017, Africa Oyé have announced the dates for their annual summer festival in Liverpool this year. On 16th & 17th June 2018, Sefton Park will once again be taken over by the music and culture of…

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Oyé has been shortlisted for ‘PROMOTER OF THE YEAR’

Oyé has been shortlisted for ‘PROMOTER OF THE YEAR’

We are delighted to learn that Africa Oye has made it to the shortlists for ‘PROMOTER OF THE YEAR’ at the Festival Awards this year! We’re in some fantastic company – check out all the shortlists here: https://www.festivalawards.com/2862-2/ The Award Ceremony takes place…

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Oyé Vibe – Issue 5, Winter, 2017

Oyé Vibe – Issue 5, Winter, 2017

Oyé Vibe – Issue 5, Winter, 2017 – Click to View Welcome to the latest issue of the Oyé Vibe! As the organisation and festival has grown, we find ourselves involved in more and more fantastic projects and events throughout the…

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