Africa Oyé 2013 - Line Up RevealedThe countdown is on until Africa Oyé will be flourishing in Liverpool’s Sefton Park on 22nd and 23rd June 2013. With another stellar festival set to take place, the largest free African music event in the UK have now revealed their line-up of acts from across Africa and the wider Diaspora.
This year’s festival is Oyé’s 21st Anniversary celebration and has already been nominated by Songlines Magazine in their top ten for 2013. With acts hailing from Zimbabwe, Ghana, Cuba, DR Congo and Nigeria, Oyé 2013 is set to be a feast for the ears. Below is the confirmed line-up for this year’s event in Liverpool:
MOKOOMBA (Zimbabwe) / OSIBISA (Ghana) / ATONGO ZIMBA (Ghana) / SON YAMBU (Cuba) / BLACK PROPHET (Ghana) / ZONG ZING ALL STARS (DR Congo) / DELE SOSIMI AFROBEAT VIBRATION (Nigeria) / YAABA FUNK (UK/Ghana)
In 2013, Oyé will be teaming up with Just Giving by Vodafone to allow the festival’s supporters to donate money via text, with all proceeds going towards ensuring the event remains free for everyone for years to come.
Text ‘DYYV03’ then the amount you wish to donate to 70070
eg. ‘DYYV03 £1’ to 70070
Network charges may apply
Funded by Arts Council England
and Liverpool City Council
Location: Sefton Park, Liverpool
Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd June 2013
12:30pm - 9:30pm both days