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Liverpool music photographer David J Colbran covers the Africa Oye Festival for specialist photography agency.

Africa Oye 2022 - world music photography in Liverpool

As I always say, Africa Oye is my favourite festival and probably the nearest, being about 15 minutes walk from my home. Slightly delayed, is the 30th anniversary of the festival a few weeks ago.

Categories: Photography, Music
Tags: AfricaOye, world, music, live, gigs

Published on Mon Jul 4, 2022

Liverpool music photographer covers event in Sefton Park highlighting some of best current world music artists

Africa Oye 2019 - world music photography in Liverpool

Africa Oye is the UK's largest free African music festival and it just keeps getting better and better. It is an Oye Family now - a solid crew of management and trustees and an audience that knows how to party !

Categories: Photography, Liverpool, Music
Tags: AfricaOye, world, music

Published on Mon Jul 1, 2019

World music expert David J Colbran showcases some of his favourite photographs from recent years and his partnership with ArenaPAL

World music photographer for ArenaPAL

My world music photography has been promoted by specialist photo library ArenaPAL since 2006 - so great to see that they have a sparkly new website and that I'm one of their featured suppliers

Categories: Photography, Music
Tags: world, music, AfricaOye, Glastonbury, festivals

Published on Fri Jun 21, 2019

File pictures of Oliver Mtukudzi available - taken in 2009 in Liverpool by world music photographer David J Colbran

RIP: Oliver Mtukudzi file picture 2009

Sad to hear that legendary jazz musician Oliver Mtukudzi has died - some images from the African Soul Rebels UK tour with Baaba Maal in 2009.

Categories: Photography, Music
Tags: world, music, live, gigs

Published on Thu Jan 24, 2019

Liverpool based music photographer covers Africa Oye -  the largest celebration of live African music in the UK.

Africa Oye 2018 - world music photography

Back again at my favourite festival - great music and a brilliant weekend weather wise. It really is a highlight in Liverpool's musical calendar - superb programming and really well organised.

Categories: Photography, Liverpool, Music
Tags: AfricaOye, world, music, live, festivals

Published on Mon Jul 2, 2018

Images by Liverpool photographer David J Colbran from the UK's biggest free festival in Sefton Park

Africa Oye 2017 - world music festival in Liverpool

The UK's largest free celebration of African music and culture takes place annually in Liverpool. Beginning in 1992 as a series of small gigs in the city centre, the event has gone from strength to strength, moving to its present Sefton Park home in 2002 to cope with demand

Categories: Photography, Liverpool, Music
Tags: AfricaOye, world, music, live, gigs

Published on Mon Jul 10, 2017

Tinariwen are poet-guitarists and soul rebels from the Southern Sahara desert. Their music expresses the aspirations of their people, the Kel Tamashek or 'Touareg' of the southern Sahara desert.

Tinariwen - live photographs from gig in Liverpool

Tinariwen are poet-guitarists and soul rebels from the Southern Sahara desert. Their music expresses the aspirations of their people, the Kel Tamashek or 'Touareg' of the southern Sahara desert.

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Tags: Tinariwen, world, music, live, gigs

Published on Wed Mar 8, 2017

File picture, pix of Leonard Cohen from 2008 UK music festival available to licence

RIP: Leonard Cohen - file picture 2008

I covered the Big Chill Festival in 2008 and was lucky enough to witness and photograph a legend. RIP Leonard Cohen

Categories: Photography, Music
Tags: world, music, LeonardCohen

Published on Fri Nov 11, 2016

Photos from the world music festival by Liverpool based photographer David J Colbran

Africa Oye 2016

Liverpool's Africa Oye festival returned to Sefton Park on June 18-19, 2016. The 24th festival of African and Caribbean music and culture is the biggest of its kind in the UK.

Categories: Photography, Music
Tags: AfricaOye, world, music, live, gigs

Published on Wed Jun 22, 2016