Afro Celt Sound System

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Thursday, 23 November 2017
Exeter Phoenix

With sales now topping one and a half million albums and two Grammy nominations to date, Afro Celt Sound System bring their exhilarating live show to venues around the country.

This European and African based collective have been a ground-breaking force in music ever since they started, along the way finding kindred spirits across international talent and forging a reputation for exhilarating shows.

Afro Celt Sound System Live features the core band members Simon Emmerson, Guinean vocalist, kora and balafon virtuoso N’Faly Kouyate and charismatic dhol master Johnny Kalsi, along with percussionist Robbie Harris and fiddle-player Eòghann MacEanruig, Ged Lynch on drums, Simon ‘Palmskin’ Richmond on keyboards and electronica and Val Etienne on backing vocals, with the gritty, witty rhymes of Gaelic rapper, musician and language activist Griogair.

‘A delirious mix of primal intensity, spiritual beauty and explosive rhythms…..a colossus of an album.”