African Odyssey

Location London
Starting from £777.60
1 reviews
Location London
Starting from £777.60
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African Odyssey provides entertainment and performances accompanied with a creative blend of live African and Western instruments for Themed Events, Weddings, Corporate, Charity events, Concerts, Carnivals, Private Parties, Festivals and other occasions.

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 are available 24 hours, 7 days a week, day and night and can travel anywhere!

Book African Odyssey now for a night to remember and a taste of Africa!

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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.

African Odyssey come as a 6-8 piece as standard, but have many packages and options available to make your event special.

Options include:

World African Fusion Band - Add a taste of Africa to your event with some authentic music for weddings, private parties, corporate, events, bars/clubs and other occasions.

African Drummers - Have African Odyssey provide drums to create a carnival atmosphere or attract crowds, especially outdoors events to seek attention! A great options for corporate events,company adverts, promotions, launching events and many more.

African Drummers and Dancers - African Odyssey can provide entertainment as boosters at various events. They can entertain, welcome for meet and greet or see off guests.

African Musicians - For soft background music as guests arrive, African Odyssey can provide a mix of talented musicians to accomodate your guests as they mix and mingle.

World African Fusion Band for background music to dance along to, Traditional African Group of Dancers, Singers and Drummers for an African Show.

African Odyssey come as a 6-8 piece as standard, but have many packages and options available to make your event special.

  • 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 Key Board)

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! There are also English songs from the band's album.

, Corporate, 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.


  • Museum of London
  • Shaka-Zulu Restaurant, Bar, Lounge, Club in Camden
  • Nokia
  • Sapphire
  • Hackney Carnival 2010
  • Crystal Ball Awards in Blackpool
  • The Millennium Centre-Cardiff Wales
  • Lord's Crick Ground
  • 1 Marylebone
  • Mansion House-Hotel Port Lymph Zoo in Kent
  • KPMG
  • Deloitte
  • Pride Park Derby
  • Twickenham-Home of English Rugby
  • Earlscourt
  • Royal Albert Hall
  • Natural History Museum
  • Royal Geographical Society
  • University of Lincolnshire
  • London Business School
  • AMREF
  • Send A Cow
  • London Zoo
  • Uganda Convention UK
  • BornFree Foundation
  • University of East Anglia
  • Terrapinn
  • Sheffield Crucible
  • London Boroughs of Hackney and Merton Councils

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.

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

Please Note: The fees indicated below are approximate and based on a central location for each county. They are intended to provide a rough guide only and exact quotes can only be given once the date and exact location of your event have been provided.

Scotland

Aberdeen £2,373.60 Inverness £2,118.00 Perth £2,814.00 Sutherland £3,116.40 Ayrshire £2,730.00 Fife £2,384.40 Stirlingshire £3,091.20 West Lothian £2,943.60 Dumfries-shire £2,730.00 East Lothian £2,943.60 Lanarkshire £2,787.60 Midlothian £2,971.20 Glasgow £2,118.00 Edinburgh £2,250.00 Dundee £2,731.20

Foreign Locations

Europe £10,648.80 Rest of the world £15,600.00

North East

Durham £2,262.00 Northumberland £2,007.60 North Yorkshire £1,616.40 South Yorkshire £1,614.00 Tyne and Wear £1,984.80 West Yorkshire £1,614.00 Yorkshire £1,664.40 East Yorkshire £1,840.80 Leeds £1,722.00

North West

Cheshire £1,472.40 Cumbria £1,880.40 Manchester £1,650.00 Lancashire £1,747.20 Merseyside £1,614.00 Liverpool £1,588.80

East Midlands

Derbyshire £1,384.80 Leicestershire £1,400.40 Lincolnshire £1,494.00 Northamptonshire £1,040.40 Nottinghamshire £1,480.80 Rutland £1,027.20

East

Cambridgeshire £1,012.80 Norfolk £1,173.60 Suffolk £1,047.60 Norwich £1,178.40

Wales

Anglesey £1,747.20 Caernarvonshire £2,142.00 Denbigh £2,384.40 Flint £2,143.20 Cardigan £1,876.80 Brecon £2,276.40 Carmarthen £2,010.00 Glamorgan £2,276.40 Monmouth £2,143.20 Pembroke £2,275.20 Wrexham £2,383.20 Cardiff £1,542.00

West Midlands

Gloucestershire £1,758.00 Herefordshire £1,735.20 Shropshire £1,747.20 Staffordshire £1,974.00 Warwickshire £1,183.20 Worcestershire £1,614.00 Birmingham £1,485.60

South East

Bedfordshire £933.60 Berkshire £904.80 Buckinghamshire £810.00 East Sussex £1,048.80 Essex £777.60 Hampshire £915.60 Hertfordshire £918.00 Isle of Wight £1,774.80 Kent £810.00 Oxfordshire £784.80 Surrey £808.80 Sussex £921.60 West Sussex £823.20 London £783.60 Middlesex £783.60

South West

Cornwall £2,116.80 Devon £2,008.80 Dorset £1,743.60 Somerset £1,424.40 Wiltshire £1,050.00 Bath £1,183.20 Bristol £1,508.40
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