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An Evening with Afro Celt Sound System at Tyne Theatre & Opera House

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Tyne Theatre & Opera House host An Evening with Afro Celt Sound System on Saturday 17 November. Formed by Grammy-nominated musician and record producer Simon Emmerson, Afro Celt Sound System are a European and African based collective who’ve been a ground-breaking force in music ever since they started.

Their acclaimed live performances are energetic and captivating and innovatively combine folk traditions of different cultures to breath-taking effect. They won Best Group in the 2017 Songlines Music Awards.

Simon Emmerson is joined by long-term members’ vocalist, kora and balafon player N’Faly Kouyaté and Dhol drummer Johnny Kalsi. Their live show features contributions from a host of other outstanding musicians including Armagh-born vocalist and flautist Rioghnach Connolly and bodhrán player and percussionist Robbie Harris. They will also be joined by special guests Peter Tickell on fiddle, Ged Lynch on drums, Simon Richmond on keyboards and Lottie Cullen on pipes and whistle. 

 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult ticket£25.50 per ticket type

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

 

 

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