Fela Kuti birthday Felabration! with Lagos Roots Afrobeat Ensemble

When
Fri Oct 18, 2013
Where
The New Parish
Time
9:00 PM
Cost
$12 - $15
Tags
Music, Funk, World Music

Description

Lagos Roots brings it back: straight to 1970ís West Africa. Unfiltered, deeply-grooved Nigerian Afrobeat music performed live by a 15-piece afrobeat orchestra. Prepare to dial in on the dance floor and sweat to the beat of the Kalakuta Republic, performed live by ORIGINAL Fela Kuti band-members!!

Emerging from a long held dream to put together a band containing original master musicians and members of a new generation of afrobeat musicians, LAGOS ROOTS features the stars of Nigeria's top afro-beat, afro-funk/rock and world-beat bands: Fela Kuti & Africa 70! Sonny Okoson! One World! Monomono! Peter King!

Lagos Roots Afrobeat Ensemble represents an important step in the evolution of the style of Nigerian afrobeat once imagined by Fela Kuti & Africa 70. Our evolution puts Lagos ROOTS on the California coast.. our solution is Afro-Beat for ALL yeah yeah people.

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Location

  1. The New Parish
    579 18th Street, Oakland, CA