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Australia’s First Afrobeats Concert Series 1Dance Africa Drops Debut Lineup

Written by Emmy Mack on July 31, 2019

Congrats Australia! You’ve just been gifted with yet another brand spanking new music festival this year, and this one’s especially for fans of dancehall and Afrobeats!

Dubbed 1Dance Africa, the concert series will take place across two dates in Sydney and Melbourne this October and feature an impressive bill of international and local heavyweights.

So far, Drake collaborator and Superstar in his own right Wizkid has been named to headline proceedings, bolstered by Afrobeats leading lady Yemi Alade (who has a song on the Beyonce-produced Lion King soundtrack just FYI) and Tanzanian songwriter/dancer Harmonize.

There’s still a swag of local acts TBA, while British-based, African-born comedian Eddie Kadi will also MC both events.

Stay tuned for more info, and catch all the dates & details we know so far below!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xqeR2_swbZU&feature=youtu.be

1Dance Africa 2019 Lineup

WIZKID
YEMI ALADE
HARMONIZE
EDDIE KADI (MC)

+ LOCAL ARTISTS TBA

1Dance Africa 2019 Dates

Pre-sale: 12pm Tuesday, 6th August – 12am Thursday, 8th August (Pre-sale codes will be sent out at 9am)

My Ticketek and My TicketMaster member pre-sale: 9am Wednesday 7th August – 12am Friday 9th August

General on-sale begins 9am, Friday 9th August

Friday, 11th October
Hordern Pavilion, Sydney
Tickets: Official Website

Saturday, 12th October
Festival Hall, Melbourne
Tickets: Official Website

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