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  • interview May 13, 2016

    The Call of the Lionhearted: A Chat With Debo Band’s Danny Mekonnen

    The eclectic Boston-based Ethiopian music juggernaut Debo Band releases its second studio album, Ere Gobez, in May, and it is strong medicine. These 11 tracks mix original composition and wildly reworked covers—though nothing you’re likely to recognize—in a bracing milieu … Read more »

  • blog January 22, 2015

    An Hour of Ethiopian Bliss

    Since you’ve found your way to this blog post, we probably don’t need to tell you how fantastic the music of Ethiopia is. What often gets less attention, however, is just how diverse it is. Ethiopia is the second-most populous … Read more »

  • blog May 21, 2014

    Erika Elliott, SummerStage’s Artistic Director, introduces the 2014 season

    Afropop’s Sean Barlow caught up with SummerStage’s artistic director, Erika Elliott. Besides the flagship venue in Central Park, Erika is responsible for programming over 100 free SummerStage events of music, dance, film, spoken word and more in all five boroughs of … Read more »

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