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World Music Club @ New Continental, Preston

March 31, 2019

July Julay and the Mambo Kings in full swing at the first of our artists in the 2019 World Music Club! Next month: Jali Nyonkoling Kuyateh!

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Sidiki Dembele Performs with Salif Keita at Band on the Wall

November 2, 2012

Master djembe player Sidiki Dembele unexpectedly took to the stage at Band on the Wall for a surprise appearance at Salif Keita’s gig. Sidiki, from Cote d’Ivoire, who is represented by the Lingua Franca World Music Agency in Manchester, was taking photographs of the gig, when Salif Keita announced that a fellow master drummer was […]

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Large Audiences for Lingua Franca Artists at Festival

September 21, 2012

Performers from Lingua Franca World Music Agency attracted large audiences at three free events held in Manchester city centre as part of the 2012 Cultural Collage World Music Festival. The first event took place on Friday, 11 May when Arabic band, Rubaiyat, was booked to play at Special FX at Manchester’s Royal Exchange Theatre  At […]

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We Provide Performers for Manchester We Face Forward Festival

August 4, 2012

Lingua Franca World Music Agency has been invited by Manchester venue Band on the Wall to provide local West African performers for the city wide three-month We Face Forward festival of West African contemporary art and music which was curated by Manchester City Council, Cityco and the Northern Quarter venue. Throughout the summer Manchester’s museums […]

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