Benin's longtime champions will be making their first visit to NYC on July 11th as part of Lincoln Center's July music festival.
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo are one of those great world music phenoms...the kind of thang that punks and yuppies can all dig together...a killer mix of hard voodoo funk rhythms, afro-cuban, highlife, rumba and even soukous. This is a grand opportunity.
Here are the web details.
And for all your OPR needs, try here.
Analog Africa (their reissue label) can be found here and here.