Earlier this year I was privileged to attend the #africandrum festival abeokuta. ://www.facebook.com/100006112363200/posts/2105242173022841/ The event was attended by over 1000 drum troupes from across #africa. Here a short promo of just a few performing at #olumorock a local #landmark that shows just a fraction of the scale of the event.
Astral Africa is back in action at #africandrumfestival in #abeokuta #Ogun State #Nigeria providing production support and content for the #mainstage. The festival featured over a hundred #drum troops from across#africa. The main stage arena was so rammed at the three day event I couldn’t even get a snapshot. In the meantime the action outside […]
#breakdance in #nigeria what a great bit of footage from 1959 showing the true origins of breakdance in #Kaduna. #africa #leadernotafollower I can’t wait to get back later this month & see what else there is to #inspire my #creative journey.
The Astral Africa adventure continues this month with a cross continental culturalproject ” Miriam mekeba Mama Africa The musical” Teju Kareem @zmiriage #lagos #nigeria has #daretodream once again & so I’m here with @astralafrica with Teju at with the opening of @mamaafricatm1 at @artsscapetheatre The show documents the life of #miriammakeba , her music,life & […]
Astral Africa have had a busy year in culminating with AFRIMA awards in association with @zmirrage. This week was no exception,LD James Waudby flew direct from the the Q Awards in the Uk to produce & direct video & projection at the all Africa music awards at the Eko hotel on Bar from all over […]
Its been a busy fortnight of jet setting between international music awards at Astral this month. First off was an outing to the Roundhouse for the Q Awards. There were plenty of music legends as ever in attendance I was delighted to see Debby Harry looked fantastic as ever sporting stunning hairdo -& what a […]
What a rollercoaster down at London Riviera this year with movies music theatre & more. http://www.morelondon.com/events/calendar/london-bridge-city-summer-festival/ What a privilege to support such a ground breaking event. http://thefoodfirm.cmail19.com/t/ViewEmail/i/41040BF0EE09FD46/3EC8DD5685C29BCF1C65CA3F48968C2E Hardly had a chance to check out the hundreds of of events over the summer at more london scoop & Hayes galaeria #keepmusiclive. http://mi-soul.com/mi-soul-at-the-london-bridge-city-summer-festival/ Can’t wait for next […]
Dare to dream to supportLondon Riviera in The first London Bridge riverside festival What a delight to be able to support nick Zupar from London Riviera and to this epic quest to have 5 months of live music all for free on the sotuth bank ! More London’s the scoop is supplying the space for […]
Astral Africa’s first run of shows in #Nigeria with @zmirage draws to a close this week with the #Ogun State Investors forum in #Abeocuta & tomorrow night with the closing #gala #dinner in an especially erected #marquee here at the #cultural centre in Abeocuta. The #daretodream training project has flourished here alongside both #creative & […]
Astral’s adventures in #Africa continue this week with four back to back shows across #nigeria. We’ve reached #abuja via #Abeocuta now & are at the #launch #event & #gala for the #national #summit on #cututure & # tourism at the #transcorphilton #congresshall. What a delight to be back alongside @zmirage & alongside #nollywood stars […]