Save the date for 2020 Africa Oyé festival weekend!

The 28th annual Africa Oyé festival will take place in Liverpool on the 20th and 21st of June 2020.

Following an incredible 2019 which saw Africa Oyé break its single-day attendance record, take home two awards at the inaugural Liverpool City Region Culture & Creativity Awards, and see itself included on the Liverpool edition of Monopoly, the largest celebration of African and Caribbean music in the country has announced its 2020 festival dates.

Sefton Park will once again be taken over by the music and culture of Africa and the Diaspora, for two free days of fantastic live music, DJs and dance, as well as workshops, food stalls and a range of traders in the Oyé Village.

Oyé’s Artistic Director, Paul Duhaney said of the 2019 festival:

“In 2019 we focused on the amazing music from across the wider African Diaspora, so this year we’ll be looking at a more traditional Oyé line-up. Local artists will once again open the music offering each day via our Oyé Introduces programme, and we’ll again be showcasing community acts, giving some Liverpool creatives the chance to share the stage with world music stars.”

The Oyé Active Zone heads into its second decade of providing festival-goers with free workshops across the whole weekend, suitable for all ages, while the DJ stages Trenchtown and Freetown are also confirmed to return.

The first of the main stage artists are set to be revealed next month.

Photo Credit: Mark McNulty

This year’s Africa Oyé festival will take place on 20th and 21st June 2020, in Liverpool’s Sefton Park from 12:30pm til 9:30pm both days and entrance is FREE.

For more information on the festival and other events held across the country by Africa Oyé please visit africaoye.com.

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