Monday, April 16, 2007

[Wadabo_updates] Dig-able Beats - African Music this week.

Dear African Dance & Drum community,

Come out and get your groove on this week -

April 19th - Lamine Toure & Group Saloum
April 20th - Boubacar Diabate & Samba Lolo
April 22-29 - Drum workshops with Alisko Diabate


THURSDAY, APRIL 19 at 9:30pm
featuring special guests Cheikh Ngom and Talla Ngom!

Come early for "Soul Low" (early show) with the Mibienelospunf Duo featuring our very own Josiah Woodson at 8:00pm (free)!!
The Lizard Lounge 1667 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge (between Harvard and Porter Squares) cover charge: $10 at door (21+ show)

Group Saloum is: Lamine Toure (sabar and lead vocals), Paa Seck (sabar and backing vocals), Moha Seck (sabar), Michael Lewis (drums), Raja Kassis (lead guitar), Akili Jamal Haynes (trumpet, backing vocals and multipercussion), Walid Zairi (bass), Ben Ricker (keyboards), Kimani Lumsden (percussion), Josiah Woodson (trumpet, flute and guitar), Iginaijah Maxwell (backing vocals), John Vanderpool (sax) and Sarah Privler (trombone).

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Boubacar Diabate & SAMBA LOLO w/ The Well

Friday, April, 20 2007 at 8pm
at The Paradise Lounge
Cost : $5.00

4/20/2007 8:00 PM -  Come and experience the irrestistable, original rhythms of songmaster & griot, Boubacar Diabate - bringing exquisite compositions spaning the traditions of Mali to the shores of Reggae, AfroBeat, and beyond. Accompanied by the dynamic Reggae and English Beat grooves of The Well. The Paradise Lounge 969 Commonwealth Ave Boston, MA 02215 (617) 562-8800

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Drum workshops with Alisko Daibate -

Alisko diabate, master drummer & teacher, will be visiting Boston in the next week.

He will host a series of drum workshops in the Boston area on two weekends (April  22 and 27- 29).

For dates, times, and venue contact or call 260-418-2777

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