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Boisdale of Canary Wharf

15 Cabot Square

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E14 4QT

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ABOUT THE ACT:

Osibisa’s inspirational sound could only have developed in the hothouse of London. 50 years on it's time to celebrate this cornerstone of black British pop history. Osibisa are developing a special show to celebrate their most significant work with special guests including Blo, who supported them on their first tour of Nigeria, alongside others special guests who will join the band.

During the late 60s and early 70s Osibisa were unique, taking an African message to the mainstream rock crowd.

In the 1970s the importance of Osibisa became international, they were the talismans for African musicians looking to use their own African culture and harness the sensibility and commercial worlds of European markets. This was because their West African polyrhythms and melodies were not sacrificed to the constraints of a rock aesthetic. African clothes were proudly worn
and not assimilated. The musicians were muti-instumentalists able to perform complex traditional percussion work-outs as well as deftly play electric instruments.

Their live shows crossed over, bringing African culture to a white crowd, who were the regulars at rock venues like The Marquee where Osibisa often played. These bold moves brought Osibisa a growing reputation at home and their impact back in Africa was profound.



Please note your dining time is 7.00pm (Excluding lounge tickets) - if you wish to change this to an earlier or later dining time please contact our reception team after you have purchased your tickets on 0207 715 5818 or email reception@boisdale-cw.co.uk attaching your ticket.


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ABOUT THE VENUE:

Jools Holland, Boisdale’s Patron of Music presents the best in jazz, blues and soul.
About the venue: https://youtu.be/SJhROJnoJLQ

Boisdale of Canary Wharf is a two-floor venue overlooking Cabot Square which comprises a restaurant, four private dining rooms, Oyster Bar & Grill and Cigar Terrace, the world’s greatest Whisky Bar, and the best live music in the capital.

"London's number one jazz venue" Tatler
"Best Whisky Bar in the World" Whisky Magazine
"A carnivore's dream" Evening Standard
"Aged steaks are deemed incredible" Square Meal
"The world's most individualistic style bar & restaurant" Hot Tickets


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15 Cabot Square

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E14 4QT

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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