Tunday Akintan & Berdin Pamukçu

26th April 2024 @ 8PM

Tunday Akintan (born March 7 1983 in Lagos) is a Nigerian multi-instrumentalist musician, and composer who currently lives and works in London, England. He is the pioneer of Yorubeat music – a blend of soul and funk with Fuji-inspired overtones. He has collaborated and played along side with an impressive number of international acts and bands that include, Foo Fighters, Joe Armon-Jones, Gregory Porter, King sunny ade, Lemar Obika, Poppy Ajudha, Jorja Smith, KT Tunstall, Dizzee Rascal, Queen salawa abeni, Fuse ODG, D’banj among others. Akintan’s first mentor in his teens in Lagos was Rilwan ‘Showboy’ Fagbemi, a legendary Afrobeat musician and Fela Kuti’s baritone saxophonist. Akintan has recorded 4 albums till date. He performs regularly in Southbank, London and toured the UK, USA, Germany, Italy, France and Poland.

Berdin Pamukçu / Turkish-born London-based musician Berdin Pamukçu is a unique voice, breaking down cultural and artistic barriers through his creative blend of far-reaching influences and eclectic styles. Drawing up on elements of native folk microtonal melodies, experimental rock and modern electronic fusion, his distinct style of writing combined with his exceptional musicianship and virtuosity give audiences an inspiring experience.


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