Amani Creatives

African arts



Amani Creatives presents Coco Mbassi

  Band on the Wall | Sat 10 Dec 7.00pm  – 10.30pm. Coco Mbassi is a singer originating from Cameroon. She describes her music as ‘a tree with deep African roots and branches that extend some towards classical music, some towards soul, gospel and jazz, and others towards Latin music and even pop music’. Her faith and love for the human soul exude from every note of her soulful voice. Winner of the Radio France International Découvertes Contest in 1996, winner of the German World Music CD Critics Award in 2001 and nominated for the BBC World Music  Awards 2002 for her first album, SEPIA, Coco Mbassi has toured worldwide with her band. Some highlights […]

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Amani Live 1st of May

  Amani Live Sunday Grooves under the Baobab 1st of May 2016 The first of eight monthly events with contemporary live African music, dance and spoken word brought to you by Amani Creatives in partnership with Brighter Sound and Community Arts North West. Featuring: Afrika Love – A collaborative Zimbabwean music performance between AFIC projects and the high-energy Arimba Marimba. Irresistibly groovy beats, traditional instruments, vocals, percussion and dance from the Southern regions of Africa. Poet, playwright and performance artist Chanje Kunda performs her acclaimed work. Introducing activist singer Marechal Nekongo with his revolutionary messages of liberation and hope; a perfect fusion of authentic Congolese Soukous and contemporary African diaspora […]

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Amani Live

Amani Live Last live African music performances and showcase 2015 Thursday 10th December 7:30-10pm Nexus Art Café,  Northern Quarter Tickets: £5/Under 12 FREE Between June and November 2015, Amani Creatives has brought the hottest, new talent from the African diaspora to the heart of Manchester in a monthly, family-friendly event. Music and art lovers and African sound hunters have found delight in listening, dancing, watching and joining in a rich line up of music, dance, spoken word and craft. From Congo, Cameroon, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Nigeria to UK, Jamaica and Cuba; emerging and professional musicians and artists have spread the joy to audiences. Before Amani Creatives comes back with an […]

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