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  8 October 2006  
 

October 2006 News on Francophone Concerts in New York

 
     
 

The Royal Drummers of Burundi
October 14 @ 8pm: Rogers Auditorium @ The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave
October 15 @ 3pm: Lehman Center For The Performing Art, 250 Bedford Park Blvd West The music and the movement of the Mombasa Party celebrate the sounds and traditions of east Kenyan Taraab artists. Sacred drumbeats that once heralded the coronations of African kings are the legacy of The Royal Drummers of Burundi.

Armand Ntep - Afro Rythms Vocalist - Thursdays, October 26 @ 10pm
St Nick’s Pub, 773 St Nicholas Ave (corner of 149th st)
Originally from Cameroon, Armand Ntep is a superb, highly accomplished vocalist and a prolific, innovative composer, who has performed in the U.S., Europe and Africa. His vocal talent is broad in terms of range and style, from a silky baritone croon, to Pygmy-inspired syncopation, to tender tenor ballads.

Steve Poltz: The Upper North Side Canadian Music Series - Oct 11 @ 7pm & 9:30pm
Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater - 425 Lafayette St
Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Poltz later moved to the United States, but tonight Steve celebrates his dual-citizenship with two shows under the Canadian Consulate General`s Upper North Side Canadian Music Series banner.

Dominic Kanza & The African Rythm Machine - Tuesday October 3 & 17 - 8pm
MoBay 17 West 125th St, Harlem
The spicy, joyous music of Dominic Kanza and the African Rhythm Machine is guaranteed to leave audiences in a good mood. Kanza, who is the band leader, singer and guitarist, provides dazzling melodic lines that circle above the group’s rumba-spiced beat.

Turbo Tabla - Friday October 20 - 10:30pm
Tonic, 107 Norfolk Street
Turbo Tabla is a dynamic drum-dj-dance performance. Celebrating their second CD release The Belly and The Beat, Turbo Tabla delivers heavy Arab and Eastern music bolstered with Hip-Hop, Electronica, Techno and House.

The Mandingo Ambassadors - Saturday, October 21 - 9pm
MBarbès - 379 9th Street (6th Ave.), Park Slope Brooklyn
(Formerly known as Les Ambassadeurs du Mandingue) This legendary band was originally formed in Guinea, West Africa, in the late 1960’s by Guitarist Mamady “Djelike” Kouyate and singer Emile Soumah.

Nu-Look - Friday, October 6 @ 12am & 2am
SOB’s, 204 Varick St. @ Houston St
NU-LOOK: Back by popular demand, this group needs no long synopsis to inform people about them, NU LOOK is hot right now, if you don’t know NU LOOK, you need to come down on Oct 6th and be introduced to NU LOOK.

Azouhouni & Afroyorkers
Tuesdays, Oct 10 & 24 - 8pm MoBay 17 W 125th St, Harlem
Thursday, Oct 12 - 9:30pm Lava Gina, 116 Ave C (bet. 7th & 8th Sts)
Born in the Ivory Coast (West Africa), Azouhouni Adou began his musical career early on accompanying some of most the well-known and respected Ivorian artists, such as Ernesto Djedje and Alpha Blondy.

Nigerian Cultural Night - Saturday, October 7 @ 5pm to 11pm
Brooklyn Museum of Art 200 Eastern Parkway (Washington Ave), Brooklyn
Ola Jagun & Ancestral Rhythms drum performance, Talk: Arts of Africa and the Pacific Islands, Films: "Before the Sunrise" (75 m) & "This America" (98 m) with Q & A, & Dance Party: Zozo Afrobeat pays tribute to Fela Kuti.

Cheikh Tairou M’Baye & Sing Sing Rhythms - Saturday October 7 @ 11:30pm ($20)
Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater - 425 Lafayette St
Traditional Senegalese Sabar music Cheikh M’Baye & Sing Sing Rhythmis a drum and dance company of Wolof griots from Medina, Senegal. Founded in 1987, the group is named for their ancestor, Sing Sing Faye, the first master drummer of the Cape Vert peninsula.

Wofabe: African Dance And Drum Festival - Saturday & Sunday October 20 & 21
Newark Arts High School, 550 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd., Newark, NJ
Concert featuring performances by: Seewe’ Dance Company (dir: Mouminatou Camara), G’Bassikola Percussions (dir: M’Bemba Bangoura), Zawadi School of African Dance & Drum (dir: Karen Miles), Usaama Dance Company (dir: Karen Love).

 
     
 
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