With the live music circuit making a long-awaited return, London is set to serve up a musical feast in the form of a brand new festival, Yam Carnival.
And for its inaugural year, the line-up it’s all sorts of lit.
Billed as an unrivalled celebration of Black culture from around the world, the Yam Carnival will unite talent from the R&B, Afrobeats, Rap and Afro-Swing realms at London’s Clapham Common on August 28.
Moments ago, it was revealed that Nigerian titan Davido will headline, while others on the bill include Kehlani, Ari Lennox, Yemi Alade, Stonebwoy, Ms. Banks, Nao, and Rema.
Peep the full list of names set to blaze the stage:
Kehlani / Yemi Alade / Patoranking
Darkoo / Midas The Jagaban / Ms Banks
Omah Lay / Pa Salieu / Rema
AFRIKA SHRINE ALIVE
Ari Lennox / Fally Ipupa / Femi Kuti / Nao / Stonebwoy
Fatoumata Diawara / IAMDDB
King Promise / Nesta / Princess Nokia
Culoe De Song / DBN Gogo / DJ Lag / DJEFF / Jaguar
Sef Kombo & Kitty Amor / Vigro Deep
Tickets for Yam Carnival 2021 go on sale, via YamCarnival.com, at 12 pm on Thursday 1st April.
With a line-up that flavoursome, tickets are sure to be snapped up quickly. Be sure to grab yours!