ONIPA

ONIPA

By The Deaf Institute

Event Time Tue 27th Apr at 7:30pm-Tue 27th Apr at 11:00pm
Event Location The Deaf Institute, Manchester
Age Restrictions Age restrictions: 14+

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ONIPA

ONIPA Live at The Deaf Institute, Manchester.

Afro grooves, electronics and fierce energy.

ONIPA means ‘human’ in Akan, the ancient language of the Ashanti people of Ghana. It’s a message of connection through collaboration: from Ghana to London, our ancestors to our children, Onipa brings energy, groove, electronics, afrofuturism, dance and fire!

Born out of deep collaboration between long time friends KOG (Kweku of Ghana of KOG and the Zongo Brigade) and Tom Excell (MD, guitarist and writer of acclaimed jazz/soul afrobeat pioneers Nubiyan Twist), the four piece live show features KOG on vocals, balafon and percussion, Tom Excell on guitar, percussion and electronics, Dwayne Kilvington (Wonky Logic) on synths and MPC and Finn Booth (Nubiyan Twist) on drums.

It’s a fresh, raw, fiercely energetic new sound, fusing electronics and deep afro grooves. Think Konono no.1 meets Shangaan Electro, Songhoy Blues and Débruit….

Presented by Band on the Wall.



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