World Stage


  • 10.10pm–10.30pm
  • World Music Stage
    Birrarung Marr
    Lower Terrace (show on map)
  • Music

Photo by Nicole Cleary

Alárìíyá are known for their high-energy party vibe, delivering a sweet blend of afro-jazz funk rhythms that have been described as “steaming hot”! Front man and creator Olugbade Okunade brings to the group a wealth of knowledge about music and culture from his homeland, Nigeria, that has helped them create positive vibes at St Kilda Festival, African Music and Cultural Festival, Moomba, Queen Victoria Night Market and more!

Get your dancing shoes on – Alárìíyá’s blazing horns, driving rhythms and punchy lyrics will keep you moving. This is Afrobeat at its finest.