Events/Cultural programme

Ibeyi Manchester Show

Ibeyi is a French-Cuban musical duo consisting of twin sisters, Lisa-Kaindé Diaz and Naomi Diaz.

The duo sings in English and Yoruba, one of the main languages spoken in Nigeria. Naomi Diaz plays traditional Spanish/Cuban percussion instruments cajón and Batá drum, while Lisa Diaz also plays piano.

In the Yoruba language, "Ibeyi" translates as "twins".

Their music has elements of Yoruba, French, and Afro-Cuban and fuses jazz with beats, samples with traditional instruments.

Try to win a free place by answering this question:
"Which record label are Ibeyi signed to?"

Send your answer at event@afmanchester.org

Ibeyi @ Gorilla
Sunday 8 November, 7pm.

Reservation here.