Sauti za Busara festival is THE annual music event in East Africa and widely known as ‘the friendliest festival on the planet'.
The 14th edition is scheduled to take place 9 - 12 February 2017 in Stone Town, Zanzibar: African music under African skies.
Flying the "Africa United" flag, this year's festival will feature 400 artists (40 groups) performing live on three stages:
Rocky Dawuni (Ghana) Sarabi (Kenya) Pat Thomas & Kwashibu Area Band(Ghana / Germany) Simba & Milton Gulli (Mozambique) Jagwa Music(Tanzania) Bob Maghrib (Morocco) Karyna Gomes (Guinea Bissau) Sami Dan & Zewd Band (Ethiopia) Chibite Zawose Family (Tanzania) Rajab Suleiman & Kithara (Zanzibar) Wahapahapa Band (Tanzania) Batimbo Percussion Magique(Burundi) Kyekyeku (Ghana) H_art the Band (Kenya) Grace Barbé (Seychelles) Roland Tchakounté (Cameroon / France) Imena Cultural Troupe (Rwanda) Isau Meneses (Mozambique) Sahra Halgan Trio (Somaliland) Tausi Women's Taarab(Zanzibar) Swahili Encounters (Zanzibar / Various) CAC Fusion (Tanzania) Ze Spirits Band (Tanzania) Loryzine (Reunion) Madalitso Band (Malawi) Mswanu Gogo Vibes (Tanzania) Matona's G Clef Band (Zanzibar) Afrijam Band(Tanzania) Cocodo African Music Band (Tanzania) Kiumbizi (Pemba) Rico & the Band (Zanzibar) Usambara Sanaa Group (Tanzania) Mcharuko Band (Zanzibar) Taarab - Kidumbak Group (Zanzibar) and more
The festival is 100% live, proudly showcasing quality, originality and innovation, with priority for young and emerging artists and music with cultural identity.
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