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  • botb January 19, 2017

    Best of The Beat on Afropop: Remembering Andy Palacio—The Pride of the Garifuna

    This may be one of the saddest stories you have ever read, evoking Marley-esque comparisons. It’s about a highly talented singer from a small country on the Caribbean coast, the flag-bearer of his Garifuna culture, who rose to international recognition … Read more »

  • blog January 12, 2017

    APAP Showcase Marathon

    When the Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) convenes in New York each year, one of the goals is to decide who will be performing on North American festival stages in the coming season. An influx of independent musicians, many … Read more »

  • blog October 14, 2015

    Watch Aurelio Martinez Perform Live at Lincoln Center

    Acclaimed Garifuna singer and guitarist Aurelio Martinez will be performing for free on Thurs. Oct. 15, at Lincoln Center. But if you’re not in New York or if you’re unable to make the show, then have no worries: You will … Read more »

  • blog October 1, 2015

    Aurelio Martinez: Two Free New York Shows

    Well, obviously we’re not going to be giving away tickets to these. Afropop readers and listeners in New York have not one but two chances to see the singer-guitarist Aurelio Martinez this month and both concerts are free! On Sat., … Read more »

  • blog September 16, 2015

    ¡Globalquerque! Festival Returns For 11th Year

    The 11th annual ¡Globalquerque! festival takes place in Albuquerque, New Mexico on Sept. 25-26. The spectacular lineup this year includes the legendary Malian griot Kassé Mady Diabaté, Nigerian Afrobeat pioneer Orlando Julius, Honduran Garifuna singer Aurelio Martinez, Congo-Angolan rumba, soukous and salsa singer Ricardo Lemvo … Read more »

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