Fresh Voices of the Commonwealth at Festival 2018
Experience the kaleidoscopic perspectives of the Commonwealth in a night bursting with African hip hop beats, danceable ska rhythms and hauntingly beautiful voices.
India’s buoyant The Ska Vengers delivers a refreshing, energetic and highly danceable blend of ska rhythms, dub, punk, jazz and rap. Legendary award-winning Ghanaian rapper M.anifest plays with pure African grooves and current hip hop trends as he draws from his Ghanaian upbringing and his sojourns in the West.
Australian musician and composer David Bridie, celebrated Papua New Guinean songman George Telek and other Tolai musicians present their unique collaboration, performing songs from the highly acclaimed album ‘a Bit na Ta’.
A Bit na Ta: 7:00–8:00 pm
M.anifest: 8:30–9:30 pm
Ska Vengers: 10:00–11:00 pm