Wednesday, 18 February 2015
D’banj, Iceprince, Samini for African & Caribbean concert in US
D’banj, Wizkid, Ice Prince, Samini, Sarkodie, Serge Beynaud, Victoria Kimani and R2Bees, are among those that will perform at one of the biggest musical events in United States, Sounds From Africa & The Caribbean. Sounds From Africa will, however, take place at the Palm Door on sixth indoor on a double-stage show at the 2015 SXSW music festival on March 20.
With Afrobeats rapidly crossing over to US audiences, a lot of attention is being paid to Africa’s vast and diverse cultures. As part of that, SXSW will be hosting the continent’s biggest artists at the first Sounds From Africa Showcase, a cultural celebration of African music presented by Rickie Davies PR, Winnie K Management and Coyah Production.
SXSW has been known to be one of the largest music conferences and Festival around the world. The event brings together an impressive agglomeration of music, film and interactive industry leaders and participants from around the world.
Fans will also enjoy a one night explosion of the unique, diverse sounds from the Caribbean at the same venue. From soca to dancehall, Sounds from the Caribbean will celebrate music, culture and lifestyle, enabling the audience to experience fun and energetic performances from artists as Morgan Heritage, Gyptian, Machel Montano, Laza Morgan and Nyla.