Africa Express comes to Carlisle

Some of the biggest names in the music business were in Carlisle today playing a gig like no other as part of the cultural side of the Olympics.

A host of stars led by Damon Albarn arrived on the 'Africa Express' for a free gig at the train station aimed at promoting the awareness of world music.

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Africa Express in Carlisle

The Blur frontman is part of a music collective of 80 musicians around the world arriving in Carlisle for a day of free gigs and music workshops.