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Africa Now! – OkayAfrica.com
March 26, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Bombino, Jojo Abot, Alsarah and the Nubatones, Mokoomba
Presented in Partnership with World Music Institute
Saturday, March 26 at 8PM
Featuring: Bombino,Jojo Abot, Alsarah and the Nubatones and Mokoomba
The influence of Africa and its culture is a global phenomenon , nowhere more evident than in music. This annual concert, a highlight of the Apollo's season, celebrates the best of today's African music scene.
This year's concert takes us on a musical excursion from desert blues of Niger (Bombino), to the tantalizing sounds of Zimbabwe's Tonga music (Mokoomba), to the experimental fusion of an up and comer who embodies the cool swag of Ghana's hipster set (Jojo Abot), showcasing both the origins of African music and its extensions into today's global pop culture.
* Additional $3.50 facility fee, online and phone service fees apply