Africa Oy 2009 festival is a huge hit.
Africa Oy 2009 saw thousands of music lovers descend on the city's Sefton Park on Saturday and Sunday.
Artists performing on the park stage included Kasa Masa, Group Loulou, Daby Tour, Freddie McGregor, Chino and Laden & the Millennium Band from Jamaica.
They were joined by other African music stars including Muntu Valdo, from Cameroon, Gordon Masiala & NKA Musica, Kanda Bongo Man and the UK's Carroll Thompson with a full live band.
Organiser Paul Dunhaney said: "The festival was absolutely amazing this weekend.
"The atmosphere was amazing. There was such a calm ambience." The free event was launched in the city in 1992.
It moved to its Sefton Park home in 2002.
For more information on the annual festival visit www.africaoye.com
CELEBRATION: Kasai Masai perform at Africa Oy in Sefton Park