The special gig takes place this October
Taking place on October 29, Another Honest Jon’s Chop Up! will also see Tony Allen performing with the pair, playing songs from their new project, which was announced last year. Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Detroit techno man Theo Parrish and more acts yet to be announced will also be appearing on the night. The evening is named after the record label and west London shop that Albarn co-owns.
Albarn, who recently appeared his Doctor Dee opera in Manchester, travelled to the African country with a team of producers and other artists with the intention of recording an album in a week.
Confirmed to accompany Albarn, were Kwes, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs, Franz Ferdinand producer Dan The Automator, hip-hop producer Jneiro Jarel, XL Recordings boss Richard Russell, Actress, Marc Antoine and Jo Gunton.
The project has been put together in collaboration with Oxfam, who are also likely to receive the proceeds from the project.