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  • Barnaba Classic

    Elias Barnabas, aka Barnabas Classic, started in music aged 16 after joining Tanzania House of Talent (THT) in 2007. He has grown to be a prominent singer-songwriter and guitarist, with many hit songs including Njia Panda and Hawajui (Vanessa Mdee), Lonely (Linah), Upepo, Kizunguzungu and Promise (Recho), Anamalele and Chuna read more
  • Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni ba

    [[[STOP PRESS +Bassekou gets great review at Festival in the Desert:   "The band and the singers are all enthusiastic, jolly performers, and Kouyate's groove gets most of the audience on their feet and chanting" Rosie Swash, Guardian Unlimited http://music.guardian.co.uk/desert2008/story/0,,2239799,00.html Other stories: Segu Blue gets BBC World Music Award Album of the Year 2007 http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/worldmusic/a4wm2008/2008_bassekou_ngoni_album.shtml ]]] read more
  • Batimbo Percussion Magique

    Batimbo Percussion Magique is a fantastic traditional ngoma group from Burundi, a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa. Known for its massive drums and traditional ngoma styles, Batimbo Percussion Magique group showcases the unique cultures with strong identity of the Burundi people. They have participated read more
  • BCUC

     Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness (BCUC) moves the audience – both physically and emotionally – with an explosion of passion, funk and rhythm. With their music, direct from the ancestors, BCUC want to question the common worldview on modern Africa. The basic ingredients of BCUC’s sound are the traditional whistle, percussion read more
  • Beni ya Polisi

    There are many beni bands on the island but this group is one of the best, and a must for any festival. Beni turned the inspiration of colonial military brass bands into a completely local thing, by bringing it into the realm of song and dance competitions. Played mostly at read more
  • Best of WaPi

    British Council supports young emerging artists through their WaPi (Words and Pictures) programme that has provided platforms for youth to showcase their talents in many countries around Africa. In Tanzania, during 2009 WaPi has visited Iringa, Arusha and Mwanza as well as hosting regular events in Dar es Salaam and read more