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Kadialy Kouyate + DJ Jon Bongly
May 26, 2023 @ 8:00 pm - May 27, 2023 @ 2:00 am£5
FREE ENTRY BEFORE 8PM, MUSIC TIL 2AM!
TICKETS £5 IN ADVANCE AND OTD
Born into the great line of Kouyate Griots in Southern Senegal, Kadialy Kouyate’s kora playing and singing style, both as a soloist and in different ensembles, have been appreciated in many prestigious venues. Kadialy has played venues and festivals across the world, touring to Europe, Australia, Asia, North and South America Africa and Canada. Since his arrival in the UK, Kadialy has played a significant part in enriching the London musical scene with his griot legacy. Kadialy has taught the kora at SOAS, University of London, for the last decade and he has also been involved in countless musical projects both as a collaborator and a session musician. Kadialy Kouyate draws on his heritage and its traditional songs to create his own mesmerizing compositions, leading his fantastic band into the West African groove.
DJ Jon Bongly
Jon Bongly is a force of positive energy spinning original and remixed beats including funk, soul, blues, ska, UK garage and assorted electronica. One of the pioneers of electro swing, retro remix and world beats in the UK, he also likes pulsing techno and wriggling tropical beats.