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Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 set to begin U.K “Struggle Tour”

Mfonobong Akpan

Oluseun Anikulapo Kuti (Seun Kuti), Nigerian afrobeat musician, and the youngest son of legendary afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti is set to commence the tour of his 2016 EP, “Struggle Sounds” which he recorded with Egypt 80, his father’s original band tagged Struggle Tour.

The “Struggle Sounds” EP according to the social activist “is a true reflection of my social and political beliefs. I give honor to my parents and every revolutionary who made this possible even before I was born.” Seun said.

The music tour that will see the Egypt 80 Band perform in different locations in the United Kingdom from March 19 to April 30, 2017.

Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 set to begin U.K “Struggle Tour”

Below are the dates and venues of the tour:

Mar 19 Band on the Wall Manchester
Mar 20 The Invisible Wind Factory Liverpool
Mar 21 Church Leeds Leeds
Mar 22 Concorde 2 Brighton
Mar 23 The Fleece Bristol
Mar 24 O2 Forum Kentish Town London
Mar 29 Novi Bitefartcafe Belgrade
Mar 30 Novi Bitefartcafe Belgrade
Apr 01 MLC LES SAULNIERES Le Mans
Apr 04 Dachstock Berne
Apr 05 Jazzhaus Freiburg Freiburg Im Breisgau
Apr 06 CHAPITEAU Cully
Apr 07 Kulturzentrum Schlachthof e.V. Wiesbaden
Apr 08 Scheune Dresden
Apr 10 Moods Zurich
Apr 11 Espace Culturel Django Reinhardt Strasbourg
Apr 22 Het Depot Leuven

Apr 29 TivoliVredenburg Utrecht
Apr 30 Poppodium Grenswerk Venlo

Ever since Seun came to limelight, he has continued to be a strong voice against any form of oppression of the Nigerian people by the government. Even with his busy schedule that sees him play mostly abroad, he has remained consistent in his criticism of governments across the globe, using his music, social media handles, as well his concerts, to speak up against injustices on common man.