Paris, France -Tony Allen will be taking his Home Cooking album around Europe this summer. Kicking off in London, supporting Blur on the 9th of May he will go on to perform in Spain, the UK, Denmark, Belgium, Holland, Switzerland and Portugal.
Many performances will be at festivals including the Plein Air and SOS Racism festivals in Spain, Glastonbury in the UK, Roskilde in Denmark and Porto Festival in Portugal.
The album was released late last year by Comet Records and is a funky fusion of afrobeat, hip-hop and electro music which Tony Allen calls Afro-Hop. Including collaborations with Ty from Big Dada, Unsung Heros and Doctor L and guest artists Eska and Damon Albarn.
Licensed to Virgin for France and Wrasse for England, it will be distributed throughout the rest of the world by Chronowax.
Author: World Music Central News Department
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