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Mar 10th 2018 @ London

London, United Kingdom
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M.anifest Tickets In London, United Kingdom
Saturday, March 10th, 2018
5:00 PM
502 High Street North, The Royal Regency, London, United Kingdom
Lake of Stars is coming to London on 10 March! Join us for a one day arts festival on the streets of Walthamstow, north-east London. Featuring contemporary live music, film, theatre & art from the UK and African continent. Our programme of daytime events will take place across multiple venues from 10am - 5pm, with most drop-in and free to enter. Please see our Facebook event page for full information.
From 5pm, we ramp up a gear with a massive evening showcase of live performances and collaborations at the Walthamstow Assembly Hall (ticketed show).
Line up:

M.anifest (Ghana)
Frightened Rabbit (stripped-back set) (Scotland)
Faith Mussa (Malawi)
Bongeziwe Mabandla (South Arica)
Wezi HeartSound (Zambia)
Zathu (Malawi)
Goldierocks (UK)

____M.ANIFEST – Award-winning Ghanaian rapper and poet M.anifest, described by the Guardian as “the foremost rapper on the continent", is known for his multilingual wordplay that marries traditional African sounds with Hip Hop sensibilities. FRIGHTENED RABBIT –Scottish indie favourites Frightened Rabbit will be performing fresh from a US tour. The band have five albums under their belt with their last two hitting the top 20 in the UK album charts, receiving critical & commercial acclaim.FAITH MUSSA – Malawi’s legendary Faith Mussa will be showcasing his unique one-man-band set up, combining loop pedals with traditional Malawian instruments and sounds, following a successful 2017 Glastonbury Festival slot.BONGEZIWE MABANDLA – Rising star of South Africa’s afro-folk music scene Bongeziwe Mabandla has the ability to effortlessly entwine English and Xhosa lyrics with traditional music and folk stylings to create something captivating.
WEZI HEARTSOUND – The award-winning guitarist, vocalist and songwriter is the undisputed queen of Afro-Soul in her home country, coming from a long line of soulful Zambian singers.
ZATHU – The talented young six-piece Malawi newcomers are making their debut appearance in the UK, bringing their fresh, joyful, music that beautifully marries traditional and modern sounds
GOLDIEROCKS – Long-term Lake of Stars collaborator Goldierocks is an international DJ and broadcaster with a celebrity following as long as your arm and a weekly, award-winning global new music radio show ‘The Selector’.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?
There is limited free parking at the Assembly Hall. Wood Street station (overground) is approx 15 min walk and Walthamstow Central (Victoria Line and overground) approx 20 mins. The Victoria Line runs through the night on a Saturday.
What can I bring into the event?
Only one small bag per person. There will be thorough searches on the door. No drinks or food can be brought on-site into the Assembly Hall and surrounding area.
Are there food stalls on site?
Yes there will be a food stall at the venue.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
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