Live music

archive photo of a band playing on stage

Band at the Renshaw Hall, 1937

3 musicians performing in traditional African dress

Africa Oyé, Sefton Park, 2006, by David J Colbran. View and comment on a larger version of this image on Flickr

"Afel Bocoum (born 1955) is a musician from Mali, noted as a singer and guitarist. He began his career as a member of Ali Farka Toure's group ASCO, and Toure is often regarded as his mentor. Both men come from the town of Niafunke on the River Niger, and are members of the Sonrai people. Bocoum is an agricultural advisor by profession."
David J Colbran

This photograph was taken at the annual Africa Oyé festival in Sefton Park.

David J Colbran is a photographer and web designer based in Liverpool.