Ájo Arkestra

Live Act Dance Afrobeat Funk Urban Grooves Hip Hop
Ájo Arkestra - Dance Afrobeat Funk Urban Grooves Hip Hop Live Act in Dublin

Ájo Arkestra Short Info

Ájo Arkestra is an afrofuturistic multicultural group of musicians from the four corners of the world based in Dublin - Ireland. The name ÁJO was derived from the nigerian language yoruba wich means journey in reference to the spiritual journey of self discovery that occurs throughout life and the name ARKESTRA means that the ARK is the vehicle of the ORCHESTRA this name was taken from one of their references the trancendental Sun Ra Arkestra. The group is a derivation of the formerly known as Dublin Afrobeat Ensemble, where these people have spent the last three years playing their originals songs in many places in Ireland. These artists met in an organic conection of Afrobeat enthusiasts and started meeting up regularly at down-town jam sessions in a cosmopolitan Dublin. Big music festivals like Body in Soul, Forbidden Fruit, Electric Picnic, The Silk Road Film Festival, Life Festival, Mela Festival Belfast, Castlepalooza, Cork Jazz Festival and many spots as Sugar Club where they have residence in Dublin, Button Factory, Grand Social, Black Box in Belfast and The Pavillion in Cork to metion a few where has felt the impact of their energetic infectious grooves.

Ájo Arkestra is an afrofuturistic multicultural group of musicians from the four corners of the world based in Dublin - Ireland. The name ÁJO was derived from the nigerian language yoruba wich means journey in reference to the spiritual journey of self discovery that occurs throughout life and the name ARKESTRA means that the ARK is the vehicle of the ORCHESTRA this name was taken from one of their references the trancendental Sun Ra Arkestra. The group is a derivation of the formerly known as Dublin Afrobeat Ensemble, where these people have spent the last three years playing their originals songs in many places in Ireland. These artists...

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Past Gigs Ájo Arkestra

  • 07 | 2016 DUBLIN LAYA HEALTHCARE´S CITY SPECTACULAR
  • 05 | 2016 DUUBLIN AFRICA DAY
  • 04 | 2016 DUBLIN OFFBEAT
  • 03 | 2016 DUBLIN EASTER SUNDAY - ÁJO ARKESTRA plus guests
  • 01 | 2016 DUBLIN NEW YEAR´S EVE - DUBLIN TROPIKAL - GENERATOR HOSTEL
  • 12 | 2015 DUBLIN Supporting HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE - THE SUGAR CLUB
  • 10 | 2015 CORK GUINNESS CORK JAZZ FESTIVAL
  • 10 | 2015 CORK GUINNESS CORK JAZZ FESTIVAL
  • 09 | 2015 WESTMEATH ELYSIAN CIRCUS FESTIVAL
  • 09 | 2015 STRADBALLY ELECTRIC PICNIC FESTTIVAL
  • 09 | 2015 DUBLIN CULTURE NIGHT
  • 09 | 2015 DUBLIN BLUE FIRE STREET FEST
  • 09 | 2015 DUBLIN SWEENEYS BAR
  • 08 | 2015 DUBLIN THE SUGAR CLUB
  • 07 | 2015 SLIGO CAIRDE SLIGO ARTS FESTIVAL
  • 07 | 2015 DUBLIN HAPPENINGS & NIALLER 9
  • 07 | 2015 BLESSINGTON KNOCKANSTOCKAN
  • 06 | 2015 DUBLIN THE SUGAR CLUB
  • 06 | 2015 DUBLIN BUTTON FACTORY
  • 05 | 2015 DUBLIN THE SUGAR CLUB
  • 04 | 2015 DUBLIN THE GRAND SOCIAL

Discography Ájo Arkestra

  • 2016 Ájo Arkestra Album | Independent at the moment
  • 2015 Mother and Father Compilation Track | Sound Training Productions
  • 2013 Dublin Afrobeat Ensemble presents Ájo Arkestra EP | Independent

Media

  • Video Ájo Arkestra - Sugar Sessions
  • Video Ájo Arkestra "Shine" Promo ...
  • Sound Mother and Father

Origin

  • Dublin IE

Founded

  • 2015

Members

  • Rafa Eko Guitar
  • Isra Eko Bass
  • Yves Solo Singer
  • Esther Backing Vocals
  • Yanni Percussion
  • Anthony Drums
  • Gp Trumpet
  • Derick Trombone
  • Vinicius Tenor Sax
  • Damian Keyboard