The perfect opening to Groove Nations comes from Fela Kuti’s youngest son - Nigeria's Seun Kuti fronting his father’s band Egypt 80.
Backed by a 15-piece ensemble and performing in his father’s inimitable charismatic style, Seun’s driving saxophone melodies and explosive vocals are underpinned by high-energy, jazz-infused afro-beats. His powerful lyrics revive the political voice of his father.
Cited as a big influence on Fela Kuti in the 70s, long lost hero of afro-soul funk, Sierra Leonean Geraldo Pino and The Heartbreaks re-form especially for this concert.
Wed 28 May 7.30pmGroove Nations – Seun Kuti & Egypt 80Silk StreetEC2Y 8DS020 7638 8891Tickets £12.50/15/20