Doors open at 9. $10, 21+. DJ Andujar's Rumba Psicodélica, Bell & Howl, Shokazoba, Kaleta & Zozo Afrobeat. Saturday night at the Elevens in Northampton.
Andujar drops 70s West African funk and contemporary afrobeat vinyl with a gang of percussionists, as well as visuals, film loops, etc by Bell & Howl. Local Afro-funkers Shokazoba hit the stage later and then Kaleta's Zozo Afrobeat. Kaleta is a former guitarist for Fela Kuti's Egypt 80 and currently plays in Lauren Hill's group. The spirit of Fela Kuti, West Africa and a better world vision are bumpin' tomorrow night in one of the Valley's best shows this summer. NOT to be missed. Afrobeatology. There will also be CDs available of Andujar & Bongohead's Afrobeat RevivalAfrobeat Revolution and compilations, put out by London's World Music Network. Get them here while they last.
poster by Moonlight Designs. For more info: www.shokazoba.com
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