Kanda Bongo Man
The king of soukous and Kwasa Kwasa!
Due to popular demand, we now have standing room only.
African Night Fever and Ropetackle proudly present the ultimate feel-good dance party with sweet Congolese soukous and tropical sunshine rhythms.
Featuring the man who gave the world the infectious Kwasa Kwasa dance; Kanda Bongo Man is one of the biggest stars in world music and one of the leading exponents of African soukous music.
Championed 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.
Kanda’s music has always been driven by optimism and happiness. His exhilarating performances are exciting and energetic yet deeply rooted in the Congolese tradition.
With his incredible seven-piece band behind him, don’t miss Kanda Bongo Man bring the joyous music and dance of central Africa to Ropetackle this summer for an unforgettable sunshine experience.
Limited seating. £17.50 advance, £20 on the door.
We're serving delicious food before this event from 6pm! Mains cost £7, desserts £3, or the two-course meal for £9.50. Advance booking necessary, to do so simply email email@example.com. Click on the icon to see what's on the menu.
Main: Zanzibar chicken served with rice / Quiche and salads (v)
Dessert: Lime and coconut syllabub