Reignited in full polyrhythmic flair five decades after its inception, Orchestre Poly-Rythmo is the oldest active African orchestra. Since the 1960s, the orchestra has produced hundreds of EPs and dozens of albums, music influenced by traditional Beninese music, American soul and funk, Nigerian afrobeat, Congolese rumba, Ghanaian high-life, French pop and Afro-Cuban rhythms.
Original members Vincent Ahehehinnou, Gustave Bentho and Loko Pierre have spearheaded a resurgence of the powerful ensemble, embarking on a thrilling new chapter of their inimitable live shows following the success of latest release ‘Madjafalao’ (2016).
This is a standing event.
Age guidance: 14+
On Wednesday 23 September 2020 Colston Hall changed its name to Bristol Beacon.
Our new name is just the first step, it is about more than the sign above our door. Click below to find out more about how we’re changing, watch our name announcement, and discover how we want everyone to share in the joy of live music.