FELABRATION, a celebration of the music and life of Fela Kuti will take place at Electric Ballroom on Camden High Street on October 7th 2016.
Fela Kuti was born in Nigeria in 1938 and moved to England in 1958 where he studied at the Trinity School of Music. He went on to be one of the most influential musicians of African decent, sharing his stories and experiences and life views through music.
Fela Kuti has released some of the best and most important music of the past century and has been revered by musicians the world over such as Paul McCartney, ?Uestlove from The Roots, Thom Yorke from Radiohead, Miles Davis, Bono from U2 and many more.
Fela’s death on 2nd August 1997 was mourned by the Nigerian nation, with over a million people attending his funeral.
Celebrate with FELABRATION in Camden Town.