Bembeya Sampler 2016
Jan 23rd, 2017 by admin

Our latest sampler CD is available on Bandcamp.

Return of the Bembeya Dance Club
Jun 2nd, 2015 by admin

It’s been a while! Our next Dance Club night is on June 26 at the Red Rattler Theatre.

Featuring live music from African Village, Paul Mbenna and the Okapi Guitar Band, and Karifi.

Plus the latest African music videos from the Bembeya library.

$10/$5 at the door. Performers have kindly donated their services.

Bembeya Sampler CDs
Jun 4th, 2014 by admin

CD sampler 2012 cover 700
In 2012 we assembled our first sampler CD, mostly for distribution at that year’s Australian Worldwide Music Expo in Melbourne.

We’ve just made the initial sampler available on Bandcamp.

It includes tracks from Paul Mbenna, Karifi, Winston Hazell, IceBenders, Sam Derchie and the Okapi Guitar Band.

Check it at You’ll also find our subsequent samplers, released in 2013, 2014 and 2016.

Xmas Picnic
Dec 2nd, 2013 by admin

We’re holding our inaugural Xmas Picnic at Sydney Park on Sunday December 15 at 12.30.

Meet at the kiosk:


We are looking for new members, and fresh ideas for 2014.
Come along if you are interested in African music in Sydney.
Bring picnic makings, and instruments for musical dabbling.

Hope to see you there!

Karifi video for Rhythm from Africa
Feb 15th, 2013 by admin

New music videos
Jan 9th, 2013 by admin

Winston CdbabyCheck our YouTube channel for new Bembeya-produced videos for Sam Derchie and Winston Hazell.

© BMI 2013