Formed by Grammy-nominated musician and record producer Simon Emmerson, Afro Celt Sound System are a European and African based collective who’ve been a ground-breaking force in music ever since they started. With sales now topping one and a half million albums and two Grammy nominations to date, Afro Celt Sound System celebrated their 20th Anniversary with a stunning new album, ‘The Source’ released in April 2016 on ECC Records described as a “colossus of an album” by fRoots.
The band will release their new album ‘Flight’, the 8th studio album by this ground-breaking collective, in November 2018. ‘Flight’ will be supported by a major 10 day UK wide tour including London’s Barbican Centre. The album explores themes of migration – both human and avian – with a dazzling cast of stellar musicians from around the globe.
Formed by Grammy-nominated musician and record producer Simon Emmerson, Afro Celt Sound System is a European and African based collective which has forged a reputation for energetic, uplifting shows. Winners of the Songlines 2017 Best Group award, they combine folk traditions of different cultures in a unique and innovative way.