Sampa The Great Presents An Afro Future

Zambian rapper and songwriter Sampa The Great, joined by Mwanjè and KYE, will electrify audiences in the Joan Sutherland Theatre on Sunday 8 August for the return of Vivid LIVE, part of Vivid Sydney, the festival transforming the Sydney CBD each winter through a celebration of creativity and innovation.

Vivid LIVE returns to the Opera House from 6 – 28 August, inviting uncompromising voices to the nation’s most famous stages in a contemporary music takeover. In 2021, the line-up will celebrate iconic and original artists with international resonance, emerging Australian voices, and performances by Sydney’s vibrant local communities who reflect the city’s inimitable contemporary culture.

In this Australian exclusive performance for Vivid LIVE, Sampa Tembo – better known as Sampa The Great – will debut her long-awaited new show An Afro Future, performing the four-time ARIA award-winning debut album The Return with her epic band, dancers and singers.

Imagining a world of creativity and culture beyond the confines of colonialism, hip-hop star Sampa The Great brings together a collective of artists for an exclusive performance in the Joan Sutherland Theatre.