King Marong and Tamala Express

Experience the high energy grooves of this world inspired Afrobeat explosion! Delivering an irrepressible rhythmical energy and drawing on influences from across West Africa, from coastal Gambian highlife to reggae, afrobeat to deep Saharan Desert blues, King fuses the centuries old traditions of West Africa with contemporary styles, creating a vibrant blend of irresistible dance music.

The Tamala Express is an 15 piece band featuring traditional West African string instruments Kora and Kamelngoni, a vibrant horn section and African dancers. With elements of afrobeat, funk, latin, reggae, dance-hall and jazz, it’s a modern mix, underpinned by the deep roots of the traditional rhythms and melodies of Kings Manding heritage.