Details

Date:

30/05/2023 to 30/05/2023

Time:

5:00 PM until midnight

Location:

Amazing Grace London

Event Types:

About the tour

Amazing Grace Presents: 
Kanda Bongo Man LIVE

Kanda Bongo Man is one of the biggest stars in world music and one of the leading exponents of Africa, Kanda revolutionised the Congolese favourite music of soukous after parting with Orchestra Belle Mambo to take up a solo career in Paris in 1979.

He is most famous for his structural changes he implemented to soukous music with mesmerizing guitar solos that gave birth to the famous” KWASA KWASA” DANCEChampioned by John Peel and Andy Kershaw in the late 80s, Kanda played a key role in introducing African and world music to the mainstream.

Now with a huge and loyal fan base, his music still receives regular airplay on stations including BBC Radio 3 and Radio 6 Music.