NEWEN AFROBEAT | Future Yard | Future Yard

w/ LUMA Creations

Chilean afrobeat pioneers Newen Afrobeat perform at Future Yard on Wednesday 7th August in a joint show with LUMA Creations, channelling the musical style born in the late 60s in Nigeria by the hand of Fela Kuti and Tony Allen.

With 15 years of sonic trajectory, they have been opening space within the world music, jazz and global afrobeat music scenes with outstanding appearances in important events such as Womad, Womex, Felabration Nigeria, Jazz Festival in Montreal and presentations in more than 20 countries in Latin America, North America, Africa and Europe.

Today, Newen Afrobeat proposes a unique sound, with a proposal of cultural integration between Latin America and Africa and an energetic and colourful staging without ever leaving aside the social message that characterizes each of its lyrics.

Tickets on sale now.

They come to Future Yard this summer riding the wave of their latest release Grietas. It’s a production that stands out for incorporating consolidated icons of global music like Lido Pimienta, Chico Cesar, Dele Sosimi and Joe Vasconcellos, whom all undoubtedly enrich the proposal with their cultural perspective, essence and distinctive style generating an unprecedented sound experience.

Across its six tracks, the band takes a leap towards a more modern and fresh sound, betting on adding to their characteristic style, other sonorous elements of highlife, jazz, electronic, Latin, funk, rock and soul.


Future Yard + LUMA presents
Newen Afrobeat
+ support TBC
Wednesday 7th August 2024
75 Argyle Street
Doors 7:15pm
Tickets £18 advance – Standing

Future Yard is a cashless venue – all payments are taken by contactless or chip and pin. Live curfew 11pm. Kitchen open til 9pm.
If you have any specific access requests, please read all of the details about accessibility at Future Yard here.
Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. We cannot issue refunds to under 16s who are not accompanied by an adult. This is a standing show. We are able to provide a small number of stools if you contact us in advance.