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Adzohu has performed in a wide variety of concerts and festivals (see below).

Major performances and events

Since 1981
Various schools and colleges at the primary, secondary and post-secondary levels, since 1981.
Various community festivals since 1981, including Coburg and Bentleigh, the Royal Agricultural Society's Show and Moomba.
Various benefit peformances, including Community Aid Abroad, Freedom from Hunger and Kenyan mission.
Various workshops, including the Boite and the Council of Adult Education.
1982
Workshops and concerts with Kobla Ladzekpo during his visit to Melbourne.
1984
Workshops and concerts with Kobla Ladzekpo. SBS Channel 28 made a documentary featuring Kobla during this visit.
1985
Dzigdzogbe Lawluvi, wife of Kobla Ladzekpo and master dancer, came to Melbourne. Adzohu supported her in workshops and concerts, especially the "Vufofo" performance at Melbourne University.
1987
Shell Folkloric Concert, part of the Melbourne Summer Music Festival.
Participated in a performance of David Fanshawe's African Sanctus at the Melbourne Concert Hall. These were directed by Melbourne percussionist, composer and conductor Paul Sarcich.
Hosted a major tour with Kobla Ladzekpo during August and September, which included Melbourne, Adelaide and the University of New England in Armidale, NSW. The major concert was a performance at the Caulfield Arts Centre.
1989
Kobla returned with his wife, Dzigdzogbe, and their daughters, Yeko and Afi, for a concert and workshop tour.
1991
Repeat performance of Fanshawe's African Sanctus.
1992
Participated in the Percussion Spectacular concert, directed by Paul Sarcich, part of the Melbourne Summer Music Festival.
Major tour of eastern Australia with Ko Nimo and Kojo Noah Owusu. Performances in Brisbane, Byron Bay, Sydney, Canberra, and Melbourne.
1995
Members of Adzohu and Kotoko Mma toured Ghana.
1997
Hosted tour of Nii Tettey and Emelia Fosua.
Performed at the National Folk Festival in Canberrra.

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