"Public Service Announcement:
Congo Cowboys are the Second Coming.
It hardly ever happens that you love something chronically, and then it turns out to be local. If there was a Woke Switch for the entire universe, these guys just flicked it All The Way On"
"The undisputed highlight of HIFA 2018"
HIFA Production Manager
"I … hung out with the cool kids, dancing right up against the speakers and loving every sound of this gorgeous mix of Congolese kwassa kwassa, deep country, and classic covers which surprised and delighted."
The Weekend Special
The Congo Cowboys: music that draws on the foot stompin qualities of bluegrass country, reimagined through Kwassa Kwassa African rhythms and Soukous guitar.
The Congo meets the Deep South in a gritty exploration of Americana and ol' timey ditties. Banjo and bluesy bass lines from boys in boots. It's fire and hell, whisky and ribs, murder in the pines...