Mokoomba brings audiences an electrifying blend of Afro-fusion and tantalizing traditional Tonga rhythms. Their mix of Zimbabwean rhythms, Afrobeat and Afrorock generated exuberant scenes in over 75 concerts in 2017: from New Orleans Jazz Festival to Sziget Festival featured in Songlines Magazin, Arte TV, Afropop and many more.
Locarno is the Latin project of Juno award winning musician and Paperboys frontman, Tom Landa. The music, like him, is part Mexican but with strong doses of Cuban Son, Folk Music, Pop and Funk. There are threads of Son Jarocho and Salsa throughout but it is truly original and a new flavour in the Latin music genre. but the songs are more edgy and contemporary.
ITAMAR EREZ & HAMIN HONARI
Itamar's music holds a depth and sensitivity that touches listeners deeply. It blends the delicateness of Middle Eastern music, the freedom found in jazz and the passion of flamenco, creating a unique sound all his own. Together with Hamin they create an uncommon conversation between guitar & percussion, composition & improvisation. Originally from Iran and Israel, these two internationally touring musicians bring together the traditional sounds of the Middle East with their own original music.
When powerful voices tell us to keep the noise level down, Buckman Coe raises it with his styling’s of soulful R&B and rootsy world rhythms. Not unlike his soulful influences that deliver messages of social justice, humanity and love, Buckman Coe does not shy away from facing the issues of the day. To do so would insult the compassion and intelligence of his listeners.
Tonye is a singer-songwriter born in London England to a Nigerian father and a Zimbabwean mother. Her style can be described as Soul/ Neo-Folk/ Hiphop. She has been likened to folks like Lauryn Hill, Ani Difranco and Sia. She is a Much More Music Video Award recipient, social justice advocate and the kind of singer/performer that turns heads wherever she plays.