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Nigerian musician Keziah Jones, South African Spoek Mathambo, Kenya’s Just A Band and German duo Gato Preto will join for an evening of music and the closing party of African Futures. Each of them will be performing music that relates to the theme of African Futures. Keziah Jones, Nigerian singer-songwriter and guitarist, who accompanied Lenny Kravitz on his world tour, will present music from his latest album Captain Rugged, which was accompanied by a graphic novel, about the adventures of an African superhero. Just A Band, whose self-produced sound has been described as an eclectic, soulful, funky trip, will bring their D.I.Y. aesthetic that extends to their music videos, which have become internet sensations in their own right. Spoek Mathambo, South African musician, DJ and film-maker will present his vision of Afrofuturism with an original set of music, specially created for African Futures, in collaboration with Aero Manyelo and a traditional music collective from Mozambique. Gato Preto, the German based music duo by Gata Misteriosa (Mozambique, Portugal) and Lee Bass (Ghana/Germany), will perform their Mysterious Black Cat Project and from their new album, to be released in October 2015. 

When and where?

Alexander Theatre

Starts:
Sat 31 Oct 2015 at 8:00 PM (SAST)
Ends:
Sun 01 Nov 2015 at 3:00 AM (SAST)

Organiser details

Goethe-Institut South Africa

011 442 3232