Samba Sene and Diwan: Senegalese Shindig

Music (world music)

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  • The Stand’s New Town Theatre - Lower Hall
  • 22:30
  • Aug 13
  • 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Suitability: 14+ (Restriction)
  • Country: United Kingdom - Scotland
  • Group: Samba Sene and Diwan / The Stand Comedy Club
  • Warnings and additional info: All seating is unreserved and latecomers may not be admitted.
  • Accessibility: May not apply to all performances. Please confirm before booking. See our Accessibility page for details.
  • Babes in arms policy: Babies do not require a ticket
  • Policy applies to: Children under 1 year


Exuberant fusion of funky mbalax/ Afrobeat rhythms with undercurrents of ska, rock, Senegalese soul; original songs with impassioned vocals, infectious guitar licks and irresistible dance grooves. Led by charismatic Senegalese singer Samba Sene, Diwan is a diverse international collection of musicians who share a global outlook and love of West African beats. Original songs with influences including Samba's former mentor Baaba Maal, Youssou N'Dour, Bob Marley and Aswad. Get your Senegalese groove on! 'Top quality world music' ***** ( 'Blistering tequila sunrise of a gig' **** ( 'Exuberant, richly layered...' **** (Scotsman).

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