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  • NEWS: Africa Oyé Line Up Revealed

    NEWS: Africa Oyé Line Up Revealed


    This year’s festival is Oyé’s 21st Anniversary celebration and has already been nominated by Songlines Magazine in their top ten for 2013. With acts hailing from Zimbabwe, Ghana, Cuba, DR Congo and Nigeria, Oyé 2013 is set to be a feast for the ears. Below is the confirmed line-up for …

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  • NEWS: First Acts Announced for Africa Oyé

    NEWS: First Acts Announced for Africa Oyé


    The countdown is on until Africa Oyé will be flourishing in Sefton Park on 22nd and 23rd June 2013. With another stellar festival set to take place, the largest free African music event in the UK have revealed their first acts…

    For over two decades Africa Oyé has brought some …

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  • REVIEW: Africa Oye at The Picket 23/06/12

    REVIEW: Africa Oye at The Picket 23/06/12

    The number twenty is a special one in terms of sheer years and when rain forced the organisers of Africa Oye to cancel the usually Sefton Park based festival swift action was taken to relocate it to another location. This new venue was The Picket with further activity in The …

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  • NEWS: Africa Oye gets its Plan B sorted

    NEWS: Africa Oye gets its Plan B sorted

    The weather may have put a stop to this weekend’s Sefton Park celebrations but the team behind Africa Oye have another plan up their sleeves. Two of the Baltic Triangle’s finest live venues The Picket and The Blade Factory have stepped in, playing host to the artists and DJ’s from …

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  • NEWS: Africa Oye festival becomes another victim of the weather

    NEWS: Africa Oye festival becomes another victim of the weather

    Africa Oye the UK’s biggest celebration of African music has been cancelled as the poor weather has created dangerous conditions at its Sefton Park home. The free festival was due to take place this coming weekend Sat 23rd and Sun 24th June and tens of thousands of spectactors where expected …

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  • COMING UP: Africa Oyé, Sefton Park 23-24 June 2012

    COMING UP: Africa Oyé, Sefton Park 23-24 June 2012

    This June Africa Oyé will be marking 20 years of bringing the best in  African music and culture to the UK. Starting out as a series of small gigs in Liverpool’s city centre in 1992, Africa Oyé has evolved into the foremost celebration of African and Caribbean music and culture …

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  • PHOTO REVIEW: Africa Oye – Day Two @ Sefton Park 19/06/11

    PHOTO REVIEW: Africa Oye – Day Two @ Sefton Park 19/06/11

    Revellers enjoyed another fun packed day at the Africa Oye festival on Sunday. The event, celebrating its 20th anniversary, took place in a sunkissed Sefton Park with crowds of over 20,000 on both days.

    The event is the UK’s largest festival of African inspired arts and music and continues to …

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