Otto Gumaelius

Marimba & Mbira Music From Southern Africa

Otto Gumaelius is a London based, Botswana raised, performing artist & teacher of southern African folk music on the marimba.

Focus Africa @Pop Brixton
Feb
23
3:00 PM15:00

Focus Africa @Pop Brixton

Come down to Pop Brixton for an incredible all day FREE EVENT hosted by Focus Africa in partnership with Pop Brixton, running from 3pm till midnight.


*Djs: DJ Snuff Ian Milne (DJSoulprovyder)
*Workshop and live: Otto & The Mutapa Calling (Zimbabwe / Botswana)
*Live Music: Yaaba Funk (Ghana - Hi-life)

For more information, visit the Facebook page here.

Focus Africa Pop Brixton Otto And The Mutapa Calling
Focus Africa Pop Brixton Otto And The Mutapa Calling
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Pineapple Pizza & Friends
Feb
9
to Feb 10

Pineapple Pizza & Friends

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On the 9th of Feb we are back at Grow, Hackney with Pineapple Pizza for a night of tropical sounds. Otto & The Mutapa Calling will be sharing the energetic, joyful music of Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe, then Pineapple Pizza DJs with all the best in afrobeat / disco / cumbia and much much more till 2am!

FREE ENTRY AS USUAL || EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

Visit the Facebook event page here for more info.

See you on February 9th!

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Spill Festival Closing Party
Nov
4
6:30 PM18:30

Spill Festival Closing Party

Join us at this final event of SPILL 2018 to say thank you to the incredible group of artists, crew and volunteers who have helped make this festival happen, whilst enjoying a pint of our SPILL Festival beer, Zombie.

There’ll be DJs and live music from Duduetsa, so get ready to dance.

More information available here: https://spillfestival.com/show/duduetsa-spill-closing-party/

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Botswana Networking Event Celebrating 52 Years of Independence
Oct
6
4:00 PM16:00

Botswana Networking Event Celebrating 52 Years of Independence

  • The Wesley Euston Hotel & Conference Venue (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Come and celebrate Botswana’s independence with the Botswana community in the UK! Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance. Scroll down for link.

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Free tickets available here: httpswww.eventbrite.co.ukebotswana-network-event-celebrating-52-years-of-independence-tickets-48686886789aff=ebdshpsearchautocomplete

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Trinity Laban's September Series
Sep
7
10:30 AM10:30

Trinity Laban's September Series

Join Trinity Laban this Autumn for their September Series for older adults – offering 4 days of inspiring, accessible and energising music and movement workshops for all abilities. Take part in a vibrant mix of workshops and extend your skills and experience of Hip Hop and South African music and dance.

More information here: https://www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/take-part/for-adults/september-series

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Art Night London
Jul
7
6:00 PM18:00

Art Night London

Art Night is a free contemporary arts festival that puts art into extraordinary locations around London for one night a year.

The main festival is curated by the Hayward Gallery and Art Night Open will feature curated events from artists, curators and local institutions.

My band and I are performing at several locations at this year's Art Night. More details available on the official website: http://2018.artnight.london/

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From The Forest Festival
Jun
30
8:30 PM20:30

From The Forest Festival

Otto Gumaelius & The Taste of Southern Africa band will be live at From The Forest festival in Walthamstow. Come down and dance with us!

Date: Saturday 30th June
Time: 20:30
Venue: Mirth, Marvel & Maud
Tickets: £10 Adult / £8 Concession

For more information, visit: http://www.ftffestival.com/

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Heritage Zimbabwe Culture Show 2018
Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

Heritage Zimbabwe Culture Show 2018

  • Dunchurch Sportsfield & Village Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS
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I'm running a combined dance and marimba workshop with Miles Ncube on the day between 2 - 4pm, all ages and abilities welcome! The band's stage performance is billed for 6pm.

Tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/zimbabwe-culture-day-2018-heritage-tickets-45475449293?aff=eac2

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Wandsworth Fringe Festival
May
19
7:30 PM19:30

Wandsworth Fringe Festival

We are very excited to be part of the 2018 edition of the Wandsworth Fringe Festival. We will present a lively evening of folk songs from southern Africa, including liberation struggle songs, original material as well as popular covers. Our show, A Taste of Southern Africa, aims to do exactly that – give audiences a chance to sample some brilliant music from the southern part of the Africa continent.

The show incorporates marimba, mbira, drumming, singing and dancing, and promises to get people up and dancing and singing along!

Date: 19th May 2018
Time: 7.30PM to 9.00PM
Entry: £8/£5.50 concessions
Tickets: https://www.wandsworthfringe.com/whats-on-2018/a-taste-of-southern-africa

Address:
St Mary's Church
High Street
Putney, SW15 1SN

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