The Nelson Mandela Birthday Party Tour
- The List
- 17 July 2008
For the Nobel Peace Prize-winner’s 90th birthday Scots/African artists will be offering a tribute to the defender of democracy from Scotland’s three major cities over the course of a single weekend. Performances from the Berlin-based Senegalese reggae artist Louis-Jean and the Irie Rainbow promise to be highlights, as does the climax of the weekend on Sunday at Glasgow’s Classic Grand where over 50 African artists including a Glasgow choir will celebrate together.
The Bongo Club, Edinburgh, 17 Jul; Classic Grand, Glasgow, 20 Jul.