Cultures will collide as Shakespeare meets the African rainforest in Shoreham.
Baka Beyond – After The Tempest is at the Ropetackle Centre on Saturday, November 1, at 8pm.
Ropetackle spokesman Mark Phillips said: “What happens when African rhythms are fused with Celtic harmonies? Well, Baka Beyond is the answer: the original Afro-Celtic dance-band, still going strong after 20 years!
“Composed of musicians from the UK, Sierra Leone, and the Congo, Baka Beyond certainly know how to put on a good show, having earned a reputation as one of the world’s finest danceable bands. With a pulsating set of upbeat music, Baka Beyond create an uplifting party atmosphere complementing their sound with captivating footage from the Cameroon rainforest.
“Their show at Ropetackle on November 1 forms part of their After The Tempest tour, which will see the band perform a host of new songs inspired by Shakespeare’s iconic play The Tempest. It’s set to be a fascinating fusion of sounds and stories, and we can’t wait to see what they have in store! Join us for a night to remember and immerse yourself in a sea of incredible African music, Celtic melodies and Shakespearean splendour, bringing the sound of the global village to your doorstep. Baka Beyond is a celebration of all that is wonderful in global music, showing how different cultures can combine to create new and exciting musical avenue.”
Call 01273 464440.