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Big Fela

Big Fela

World / Afrobeat / Funk SOUTH MELBOURNE, VIC, AU  AU
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Big Fela Afrobeat Orchestra feat Lamine Sonko: System/Stolen Land


  • 2012

    Jan 26

    Fitzroy, VIC, AU | 8:00pm

    Big Fela onstage from 9pm for your grooving pleasure to launch a regularly monthly Afrobeat night at the fabulous Luwow

  • 2011

    Dec 16

    Melbourne, VIC, AU | 4:00pm

    Multicultural Arts Victoria in association with The Arts Centre present Visible Sessions @ The Arts Centre Big Fela ,with special guest Lamine Sonko, take the stage 5.45pm

  • 2011

    Feb 5

    Northcote, VIC, AU | 9:00pm

    Big Fela and Bosak's Beijao together for one steamy night of dancing at 303!

  • 2010

    May 16

    Northcote, VIC, AU | 2:00pm
  • 2009

    Sep 26

    Brisbane, QLD, AU | 10:30pm

    The Spiegeltent



Label: www.philbywater.com

Manager: Phil Bywater

Bio: Big Fela have been pumping out the afrobeat hits of Fela Kuti, plus their own choice Afrobeat cuts, since 2004. Led by Phil Bywater's fiery vocals and saxophone, the lineup includes past and present members of Bomba, Labjacd and Des Peres.

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Added a new video: "Big Fela Afrobeat Orchestra: Zombie (excerpt)" http://www.reverbnation.com/c./poni/132771873 #video

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May 7, 2009

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