Dur Dur Band

Jazz Cafe, Camden, London.

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This event is for over 18s only - No refunds will be issued for under 18s.

Ticket type Cost (face value)? Quantity
GENERAL ADMISSION TIER 2 £22.00 (£20.00)

More information about Dur Dur Band tickets

Dur-Dur were formed in the early 80s in Mogadishu, influenced by a disparate mix of the likes of Bob Marley, Santana, James Brown and Michael Jackson, as well as the traditional sounds of Somali folk music. They created a unique sound, characterised by driving, funky guitars and sax, spacey keyboards and high octave vocals - which fitted into the rich tapestry of a scene quickly becoming known as 'Moqadishu Funk'.

Fast forward to last year and Analog Africa are once again shining a light on this legendary band. After years of tracking down and lovingly restoring some of Dur-Dur's recordings, a compilation of the bands work was released in September 2018.

We're very excited that Dur-Dur Band have reformed, centred around their longest serving member's Abdillahi Ujeery and Mohammed Karama, and feature the vocal talents of the legendary Somali singer Fadumina Hilowleh.

They bring their Moqadishu Funk back to London this summer in an extremely rare opportunity to catch the band live.

Animanz open the show on the evening; renowned for their chemistry, raw energy and dynamism on stage, their performances are a live phenomenon not to be missed.

Over 18's only.

From and including the 14th March 2007 the Jazz Cafe is a NO SMOKING venue.

Disabled customers can buy their tickets from any of the usual sources and
do not have to explain their disability.

Wheelchair customers do not need to contact the venue in advance, please
purchase a ticket as normal. Your assistant will be admitted free on arrival
with you and does not need to purchase a ticket.