Not too much happening for touring acts (aside from Konono No. 1),
but November and December offer a great opportunity to support our
local African music scene and talent. For more details, including
addresses and ticket prices, see the Calendar at
Fri 11/18 -- KONONO NO. 1 (DRC) -- Somerville Theatre -- Somerville
Congolese Bazombo trance music, electrified likembes, dancers and
singers. Presented by World Music.
Sat 11/19 -- FELA LIVES TRIBUTE -- Villa Victoria -- Boston
DJs spinning Afro-beat and Afro-house music in tribute to Fela
Anikulapo Kuti. Presented by Soul Revival.
Fri 11/25 -- BALLA TOUNKARA (Mali / Boston) -- Club Waffu --
Griot/kora master and his band blend African, Latin, funk and more.
Band performs 9-11pm; club djs 11pm-2am.
Thu 12/1 -- SOULFEGE (Ghana / Boston) -- Middle East -- Cambridge
Fusing highlife, hip hop, hiplife, funk, and reggae.
Fri 12/2 -- FELLYKO & SOUND7 (DRC / Boston) -- Club Waffu --
Attention Congolese rumba and soukous fans! Band performs 9-11pm;
club djs 11pm-2am. The band will also perform live on Africa Kabisa, Sunday 11/27.
Sat 12/3 -- AIDS ORPHANS BENEFIT CONCERT -- Berea SDA Church --
4-6pm. Presented by African Health Foundation.
Wed 12/7 -- LAMINE TOURE & GROUP SALOUM (Senegal / Boston) -- Milky
Way -- Jamaica Plain
Sat 12/17 -- GHANA ASSOCIATION OF GREATER BOSTON XMAS PARTY --
American Legion Hall -- Waltham
Wed 12/28 -- BOUBACAR DIABATE & SAMBA LOLO (Mali / Boston) -- Ryle's -
WEEKLY AFRICAN CLUB EVENTS
EVERY FRIDAY -- Club Waffu -- Holiday Inn -- 30 Washington Street --
EVERY FRIDAY & SATURDAY -- Club Safari -- Something Irresistible --
125 Oxford Street -- Lynn
EVERY SUNDAY -- Club Mama Africa -- 33 Restaurant and Lounge -- 33
Stanhope Street -- Boston (Back Bay)
THIS JUST IN... UGANDAN PROTEST RALLY -- SATURDAY NOV 19 -- 1-5PM --
HARVARD SQUARE -- CAMBRIDGE
Concerned Ugandans in the Boston area are invited to participate in a
peaceful demonstration this SATURDAY NOVEMBER 19, 2005 (1:00
5:00pm) in Harvard Square, Cambridge to protest and increase
awareness of the gross violation of Human Rights taking place in
Uganda such as the arrest and detention of Dr. Kizza Besigye and
others, as well as the continuing rape, abduction, and killing of
innocent civilians in Northern Uganda including children. This
demonstration will be in unison with other demonstrations that will
take place that day in various other cities staged by concerned
Ugandans throughout the Diaspora. All concerned about the situation
in Uganda are invited and encouraged to participate. Action speaks
louder than words. For more information, please contact Kato Kajubi
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