On the final weekend in August, we are excited to host the Summer Music Festival. On Thursday 24 August, we're kicking things off with Tumbao Tivoli, a sensational London-based trio bringing the authentic sounds of Santiago de Cuba to Tottenham, with a free salsa dancing workshop before the show. Friday 25 August will be a celebration of some of the best U.K.-based Afrobeats artists with Take Me Home, a night of live performances emceed by Empire Sounds. And on Saturday 26 August we're hosting an extraordinary afternoon of free music in partnership with Ghana Youth Day headlined by Afrobeats royalty Fuse ODG and more. For children, there will be face painting and a bouncy castle as well as an open-air market by The African Market. Keep reading for the full schedule!
Thursday 24th August
Thursday 24 August, 7:30 pm
London-based trio Tumbao Tivoli bring the authentic sounds of Santiago de Cuba to Tottenham with a mix of dynamic beats and Cuban classics, played with gusto, swing and spice. With Leo Duany on vocals and tres, Roberto on baby bass and Randy on percussion, Tumbao Tivoli have delighted audiences from the Barbican to the Southbank Centre and beyond. An exciting way to start the weekend with flavourful Latin music and dancing!
Tickets £5/ £3 concs
Thursday 24 August, 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Warm up your moves before Tumbao Tivoli with this free salsa dancing workshop in the courtyard given by Daisy Roots Dancers.
Free of charge
Friday 25th August
Take Me Home hosted by Empire Sounds
Friday 25 August, 7:30 pm
We are delighted to showcase some of the best U.K.-based Afrobeats artists with Take Me Home, an evening of live performances hosted by Empire Sounds. Featuring Vianni, GB, Tomi Agape, Dun D, Omo Frenchie and many more, there will be DJs spinning in the courtyard starting at 5:30 followed by music all evening long in the main house (7:30 - 10 pm). Come celebrate the next generation of Afrobeats talent from London and beyond.
On Saturday 26th August from 12 - 8 pm, the Summer Music Festival comes to a close with an afternoon of extraordinary free performances in partnership with Ghana Youth Day.
The afternoon will be headlined by Afrobeats royalty Fuse ODG with performances from Reggie 'n' Bollie, Soukous band Kasai Masai, the London House Cats Choir, plus special guests to be announced.
What's more, there will be an open-air market by The African Market selling African and African-inspired handcrafted designs plus a bouncy castle, face painting, and other activities for children.
Come and hear live music, have a drink or a bite to eat in our newly redesigned Café and Bar, and enjoy outdoor barbequeing courtesy of Blooming Scent Café. This will make a great start to the long Bank Holiday weekend and, for those attending, will be a fabulous warm-up for Carnival.
Free of charge