Friday, January 2, 2009

Mike Burke: 10 Live Shows of Note in 2008

author:Mike Burke

(gétatchew & the ex photo by heartonastick--courtesy BrooklynVegan--excellent site!)

10 live shows of note in 2008:

The Ex with Gétatchèw Mèkurya and Either/Orchestra with Mahmoud Ahmed
and Alèmayèhu Eshèté @ Lincoln Center / Damrosch Park Bandshell, NYC

Grupo Folklorico Y Experimento reunion show (with Andy & Jerry
Gonzales, Manny Oquendo, Oscar Hernandez and others) @ Hostos Center
for the Arts & Culture in the Bronx

William Parker Sextet (with Rob Brown sax / Lewis Barnes trumpet /
Leena Conquest vocals / Eri Yamamoto piano, Hamid Drake drums) @
Symphony Space, NYC

My Bloody Valentine @ Roseland, NYC

The Vaselines @ Southpaw, Brooklyn

Orchesta Baobab @ Rockefeller Park, NYC

Neil Young & Wilco @ Madison Square Garden, NYC

Honest Jon's Revue @ Lincoln Center with Tony Allen, Damon Albarn,
Toumani Diabate, Afel Bocoum, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Lobi Traore,
Simone White, Victoria Williams and others

Chicha Libre @ Barbes, Brooklyn

Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble @ SOBs, NYC

akoya afrobeat photo by jen...view at kaleta's myspace page

thanks mike for the list...hope to hear from you again soon.

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