Mulatu Astatke will play Royce Hall on the UCLA campus on Saturday, February 21, 2015 at 8:00pm. Astatke is known as the father of Ethio-jazz, which blends traditional Ethiopian music with jazz and other styles of the African diaspora.
Special guest Meklit Hadero, Ethiopian-born singer/songwriter and co-founder of The Nile Project, will open the show.
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July 20, Vieux Farka Touré concert and artist talk, opening for Pupy Y Los Que Son Son.
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NYC’s globalFEST 2014 includes artists of Africa and the African Diaspora: Baloji (Congo/Belgium), Hassan Hakmoun (Morocco/NY), Noura Mint Seymali (Mauritania) and more!
What’s On in Tunis: June 18 – 23 : Tunisia Live
Tinariwen headlines the closing ceremony of Mousiqa Wassalem this Sunday.
The Lion of Zimbabwe plays the Ashkenaz in Berkeley, California on June 15. Did I mention him on My To Hear Live List? Yes. Yes, I did.
In honor of Bi Kidude, join me in creating your own personal “to hear live” list focusing on elders who you haven’t heard in live before, before they pass from this life.
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Come see this living legend as he tours the U.S. and Canada this spring: California, Ohio, New York, Illinois, and more locations. Continue reading →