Published on Mon Jul 10, 2017 by David J Colbran
Another great weekend in Sefton Park, covering the Africa Oye festival. It is the eleventh year I have been lucky enough to have a press pass and as before I supply specialist image library ArenaPal. Loads of excellent acts from various parts of the world and just a few highlights below.
BLACK PROPHET ; roots reggae singer/songwriter from Ghana
DABY TOURE ; virtuoso guitarist from Mauritania
DOBET GNAHRE ; singer from Côte d'Ivoire
JUPITER & OKWESS INTERNATIONAL ; band from DR Congo
MAX ROMEO ; roots reggae legend from Jamaica
MOKOOMBA ; pan-African band based in Zimbabwe
I've been taking photos of world music artists for over ten years and am represented by image specialists ArenaPal - if you are touring in England and need professional images please don't hesitate to get in touch.
Also I've loads of music images on my Tumblr - check my music photography - via the jump.Tags: AfricaOye, world, music, live, gigs
Author: David J Colbran
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