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Rio Loco -the South African music event June 2010 Toulouse France

May 1, 2010

Greetings all, it’s now official, the program for the festival Rio Loco has been published!

This year in June the city of Toulouse, France will showcase the best of contemporary South African music all in one festival. The line-up is truely amazing and you will have the change to see and hear the most important  South African artists in a marathon gathering between June 17th -21th with additional dates added.

From Mashkanda, Mbaqanga, Zulu styles to folk, jazz, hip-hop and electronic, the South African rhythms will make nearly 2000.000 festival-goers vibrate during one of the most important world music French festivals; Rio Loco.

International stars will share the stage with new talents unknown in France or Europe. The audience can attend creation between South Africans and French musicians or original artistic meetings specially created for the festival. The exceptionally low prices surely will attract a wide public; entrance fee is only 5 Euro.

The festival Rio Loco takes place on various stages throughout the city, along the river Garonne,  in parks, in clubs, at special locations and after- parties. Surely this festival is not to be missed!

Find all info on artists, locations and schedules here.

South Africa South 03/06 20:00
Echo à Dollar Brand 10/06 20:00
Soirée électro mix, hip-hop 11/06 19:00
Concert Sam Tshabalala Quartet 12/06 15:30
Desmond & the Tutus 17/06 18:30
The Mahotella Queens 17/06 20:00
Johnny Clegg 17/06 22:00
Abdullah Ibrahim 17/06 23:30
Ilanga 18/06 18:30
Thandiswa Mazwai 18/06 20:00
Afrika Rocks ! BLK JKS meets Vieux Farka Touré 18/06 22:00
Marcus Wyatt & Language 12 18/06 23:30
The Dizu Plaatjies Ibuyambo Ensembe 19/06 18:30
Hugh Masekela 19/06 20:00
Concert Nibs van der Spuy & Marcus Wyatt 19/06 21:00
Ashes to Machines 19/06 22:00
Zim Ngqawana 19/06 23:30
Intsholo 20/06 18:30
Concert avant première Nibs van der Spuy & PIers Faccini 20/06 18:30
Freshlyground 20/06 20:00
Tumi & the Volume 20/06 22:00
Carlo Mombelli & the Prisoners of Strange 20/06 23:30
Nibs van der Spuy & Piers Faccini 21/06 18:30
Hommage à Miriam Makeba 21/06 22:00
E.J von LYRIK 21/06 23:30
Zaky Diarra & Occidental Indigène 25/06 21:30

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