EVENTS Greater Accra

FUTURE FEST-ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL

Alliance Française Accra brings the second edition of the Electronic music Festival. This year it has been rebranded as Future Fest with international and local bands and DJs who would electrify Accra and get heads nodding and feet tapping. This time we have Say Yes Dog (from Luxembourg) and Dj Débruit (from France) on board as international guest. Alliance Francaise Accra is glad to welcome Say Yes Dog as part of the Future Fest. Praised by the Guardian, Say Yes Dog, two Berliners and one Luxembourger, is a perfect blend of pop and house music. It will for no doubt make everybody dance!

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Débruit is a musical explorer from France. His music is electronic but with a human feel; it explores complementary culture clashes, combining elements that have never existed together before. To date he has released two albums and five EPs including the now classic electro-afrobeat single “Nigeria What” from the “SpatioTemporel” EP, which dancers all over the globe are still choreographing their own videos to. He is excited about coming to perform in Africa. The festival will comprise of workshops about recording with a laptop and producing electronic music and also a workshop on song writing on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd October from 6pm to 8pm at Alliance Française Accra led by Say Yes Dog band members, followed by a small free French style cocktail.

On Friday 23rd October at 8pm, electronic music fans will be thrilled with a concert from Say Yes Dog and ‘The Collective’ at Alliance Française Accra. A group of four Ghanaian DJs including Duo IFKR, DJ Keyzz and Kobby Graham will come together to combine their powers of musical manipulation in a way that will definitely blow your mind! Electronic Dance Music will come alive on stage as our four pioneers blend African, European and American electronic and house sounds, executing unique and unbelievable mixes with quiet confidence and amazing skill!

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Saturday 24th October Débruit will be performing alongside Accra House Music: Jason Kleatsh, Steloo at the Osu Night Market at 8pm where you will be able to enjoy local delicacies. This event is organized in partnership with the Ghana Design Network. Thursday 29th October,  Débruit  will also be mixing at the Republic Bar in Osu from 9pm.Takoradi will not be left out as they will enjoy a concert from Say Yes Dog on 24th October at the Paragon Nite Club in Takoradi.

The aim of the festival is to bring together DJ’s and music lovers from the African continent and beyond. A full Electro atmosphere will be created for international and local electronic music enthusiasts to enjoy this one of a kind experience!

Full programme:

Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd October

Workshop with ‘Say Yes Dog’ (Luxembourg/Germany) from 6pm to 8pm at Alliance Française Accra – Exhibition Hall

Rate: Free –guitar-1

All artists interested should sign up via email before Monday 19th October 2015: events@afaccra.org  / 0501287811

Friday, 23rd October

 Concert – Say Yes Dog (Luxembourg) + The Collective (Ghana) 8pm at Alliance Française Accra- Amphitheatre

Rate:   GHC 10 for adults/ GHC 5 for Students & AF Members / Free under 12

Saturday, 24th October

DJ SET with Débruit from France at 8pm- FREE

Venue:  Osu Night Market

Future Fest Concert-Say Yes Dog at 8pm

Venue: Paragon Nite Club Takoradi

+ Extra date of DEBRUIT for latecomers: Thursday 29th October – 9pm – The Republic Bar (Osu) – Free

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