Samaki is an afrobeat project based on the sound of 1970s African musicians like Fela Kuti, Tony Allen, and Oscar Sulley.  Featuring a collective of Hastings musicians, Samaki bring the primal elements of relentless grooves and soaring melodies to the stage. 

Samaki’s musicians have recorded, toured and/or played with Van Morrison, Noel Gallagher, Ray Charles, Sade, James Brown, Paul McCartney,  Robbie Williams, Kylie Minogue, Liane Carol, Kirk Whalum, Jack Bruce, Steve Hackett, Ayub Ogada, Julia Biel, Gilberto Gil, Jeff Beck, and the Estatic Republic of Conga, amongst many others.





Elderflower Fields Festival 2018; Elderflower Fields Festival 2019; Kino-teatr St Leonards; Festival by the Lake 2018; Festival by the Lake 2019; Printworks Hastings