The Nile Project to Present Top East African Musicians in London

The Nile Project
The Nile Project

Top musicians from 6 Nile River countries (Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Burundi and Tanzania) will present a dynamic collaboration on Sunday, June 19th, 2016 at Islington Assembly Hall, N1 2UD in London.

The Nile Project explores the cultural connections from Lakes Victoria and Tana to Cairo in joyful music and song. The ensemble released an album titled Aswan.

Established in 2013, the project is a collective, drawing on a pool of over 35 musicians.

In February 2016 they gathered for 2 weeks in Aswan, Egypt, and after performing at the African Union in Addis Ababa are now touring their new sound.

Tickets £22.50
www.barbican.org.uk/music/event-detail.asp?id=19466
Doors open 6.30pm, starts 7.30pm

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music and progressive music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music and electronic music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World, Lektronic Soundscapes, and Mindchild Records. Angel is currently based in Durham, North Carolina.

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