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African Odyssey

African Odyssey

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Location London
Starting from £804
1 Reviews

African Odyssey provides entertainment and performances accompanied with a creative blend of live African and Western instruments.

  • Highlights
  • Authentic African instruments and colourful costumes
  • Six piece as standard performing Soca, Khalimba, Zomba and more
  • London based and travelling throughout the South East

About


Celebrate and have fun in African style. African Odyssey focuses on promoting and performing African Arts through Music, Drumming & Dance with the ideas of contemporary and traditional mythology. With a diverse group which involves both young and adult performers all around the UK, they facilitate workshops and training and also operate a band for hire at all types of events.

The band's music, energetic dancing and colourful costumes will get both young and old dancing and clapping to a fusion of African rhythms, soca, khalimba, lingala, soukous, zomba and the occasional drummer or storytelling act. All acts are exclusively delivered in African languages. African Odyssey aim to entertain your event in style.

African Odyssey have performed at the Westminster Abbey, The Rich Mix, Royal Albert Hall, Earl’s Court, Gywl Pontadarwe Festival, Tredegar House Festival, Ealing Global Music Day and many more. The band sing songs in African Language but also perform songs in the famous Swahili Language from East African and Zulu/Xhosa from South Africa!

African Odyssey come as a 6 piece as standard, but have many packages and options available to make your event special.

Performance Schedule


  • 2 x 45 minutes with break in between
  • 30 to 60 minutes set-up time
Line-Up

Options include:

  • African Tribal Drummers
  • African Tribal Dancers
  • African Singers
  • African Traditional Musicians
  • Guitar
  • Saxophone
  • Safari Adungu (Acoustic Traditional African Harp Instrument)
  • Kalimba/Mbiira/Akogo (African Thumb Piano)
  • Migudo Drums
  • Bass Guitar
  • Ngoma (African Drums)
  • Ndingidi-Tube Fiddle (African Violin - Acoustic Traditional African Instrument)
  • Calabash (Guard Prop for Dancing)
  • Amadinda/Marimba-Xylophone (African Keyboard)

1 Reviews

Top reviews

Adam T

Event: Corporate
Location: London
5/5

Now that I have had chance to catch my breath and recover from launch day, I just wanted to send you and your team a note of thanks and appreciation for adding some fantastic music, glamour, humour, fun and African spirit to our launch day. Many people have commented to me about how great the day went and how you and your team made the day really special, so a big thank you and please pass on the message to the rest of your team.


    Pricing

    We give you a bespoke price based on the exact location of your event. The pricing below is based on a central location for your area so you have an idea of what your price will be. The exact price will be given in the booking process after you’ve provided the location details.

    East
    • Cambridgeshire £1047
    • Norfolk £1213
    • Norwich £1218
    • Suffolk £1083
    East Midlands
    • Derbyshire £1431
    • Leicestershire £1447
    • Lincolnshire £1544
    • Northamptonshire £1075
    • Nottinghamshire £1530
    • Rutland £1061
    Foreign Locations
    • Europe £11004
    • Rest of the world £16120
    North East
    • Durham £2337
    • East Yorkshire £1902
    • Leeds £1779
    • North Yorkshire £1670
    • Northumberland £2075
    • South Yorkshire £1668
    • Tyne and Wear £2051
    • West Yorkshire £1668
    • Yorkshire £1720
    North West
    • Cheshire £1521
    • Cumbria £1943
    • Lancashire £1805
    • Liverpool £1642
    • Manchester £1705
    • Merseyside £1668
    Scotland
    • Aberdeen £2453
    • Ayrshire £2821
    • Dumfriesshire £2821
    • Dundee £2822
    • East Lothian £3042
    • Edinburgh £2325
    • Fife £2464
    • Glasgow £2189
    • Inverness £2189
    • Lanarkshire £2881
    • Midlothian £3070
    • Perth £2908
    • Stirlingshire £3194
    • Sutherland £3220
    • West Lothian £3042
    South East
    • Bedfordshire £965
    • Berkshire £935
    • Buckinghamshire £837
    • East Sussex £1084
    • Essex £804
    • Hampshire £946
    • Hertfordshire £949
    • Isle of Wight £1834
    • Kent £837
    • London £810
    • Middlesex £810
    • Oxfordshire £811
    • Surrey £836
    • Sussex £952
    • West Sussex £851
    South West
    • Bath £1223
    • Bristol £1559
    • Cornwall £2187
    • Devon £2076
    • Dorset £1802
    • Somerset £1472
    • Wiltshire £1085
    Wales
    • Anglesey £1805
    • Brecon £2352
    • Caernarvonshire £2213
    • Cardiff £1593
    • Cardigan £1939
    • Carmarthen £2077
    • Denbigh £2464
    • Flint £2215
    • Glamorgan £2352
    • Monmouth £2215
    • Pembroke £2351
    • Wrexham £2463
    West Midlands
    • Birmingham £1535
    • Gloucestershire £1817
    • Herefordshire £1793
    • Shropshire £1805
    • Staffordshire £2040
    • Warwickshire £1223
    • Worcestershire £1668

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    Or call 01270 501 164

    FAQs

    I have a special request. Can you do it?
    The band are always happy to perform special requests from clients whenever possible so we encourage you to inform us, however this is not always possible because it may require more performers or other equipment we may not have.

    What should I expect?
    Band standard set is 2 x 45mins with preferably a break in between. African Odyssey specialise in entertainment especially for African Themed Events like Weddings, Balls, and Birthday Parties etc.

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