Paul Mccartney was a guest performer onstage at tonight's Africa Express show at Granary Square in Kings Cross, London.
McCartney announced ahead of time on Saturday that he would be appearing and posted pictures of the rehearsals on his Facebook page.
The Africa Express is a train traveling through the UK with 80 musicians from Africa, Europe and other parts of the world on board. These include Tony Allen, Carl Barât, Toumani Diabate, Nicolas Jaar, Krar Collective, Kyla La Grange, M1 (Dead Prez), M.anifest, Spoek Mathambo, John McClure (Reverend and the Makers), Nneka, The Temper Trap, Marques Toliver, Gilles Peterson, Rae Morris, Rye Rye, The Very Best (Soundsystem) and the Rizzle Kicks.
Also on board are Amadou & Mariam, Damon Albarn, Baloji, Charli XCX, Fatoumata Diawara, Jupiter & Okwess International, Kano, Bassekou Kouyate, Baaba Maal, The Noisettes, Jack Steadman (Bombay Bicycle Club), Rokia Traoré and Nick Zinner (Yeah Yeah Yeahs).
A critic from the Times of London called a previous show “an absolute lose-yourself epiphany for everyone who was there.”