Antibalas first came to be in 2001 after revealing "Liberation Afrobeat, Volume 1". Since then they've developed a strong following, after returning in 2017 with "Where the Gods Are in Peace". They will be touring the country soon, with shows in London, Dublin and Amsterdam.
We’re delighted to welcome Daptone Records’ afrobeat band Antibalas back to our stage to celebrate their 20th anniversary as a band this spring. Modelled after Fela Kuti’s Africa 70 band and Eddie Palmieri’s Harlem River Drive Orchestra, the Brooklyn outfit have had a huge number of members over the years, but what hasn’t changed is the core ethos of Antibalas; a multi cultural take on afrobeat, mixed with funk, jazz, dub and improvisation, which is translated into a raucous and hard hitting