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  • October 18, 2016

    Ticket Giveaway: Fally Ipupa, Nov. 5

    Congolese rumba icon Fally Ipupa returns to New York City for a live performance with his group F. Vic’ Team at Symphony Space on Nov. 5, presented by Made in Africa NYC. We’re excited to give away a pair of tickets! … Read more »

  • October 12, 2016

    Rokia Traore Performs in New York City

    The Malian superstar Rokia Traore returns to New York on Oct. 30th for a concert at Symphony Space, part of the World Music Institute‘s Desert Blues series. We reviewed her excellent new album Né So. Tickets are now available here.

  • October 11, 2016

    Ticket Giveaway: Sauti Sol at Highline Ballroom

    East African music doesn’t get enough air time in the world of international African pop. However, in a scene dominated by Nigerian Afrobeats, Kenyan Afro-soul/pop group Sauti Sol is a powerhouse, bringing their unique, sunny blend of beautiful vocal harmonies, energizing … Read more »

  • September 28, 2016

    Ticket Giveaway: Felabration 2016 at Nublu

    We’re super excited for this year’s official New York edition of Felabration, the annual party honoring the musical and cultural legacy of the one and only Fela Anikulapo Kuti. The date of the show, Oct. 15, marks what would have … Read more »

  • June 24, 2016

    Ticket Giveaway: Hailu Mergia Show July 1 at Pioneer Works

    Hailu Mergia is one of Ethiopia’s premier accordion, keyboard and synthesizer players. Perhaps best known as the keyboardist of the Walias Band from Addis Ababa, Mergia awed American audiences after his move to the U.S. in the early ’80s to … Read more »

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