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|The Afro Joint (Black History Month Celebration)|
|Date||Saturday February 17|
|Time||9:00 PM - 2:00 AM|
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|Event Type||Party/Street Party|
An Excursion Into Afrobeat And All Music Of the African Diaspora.
The Afro Joint
(A Black History Month Celebration)
Black History Month is celebrated annually in the month of February. The occasion provides a great opportunity to explore the African heritage of people and music. In recognition of black history, we bring you a spiritual
blend of soulful African Rhythms influenced by the Yoruba people of Nigeria.
Join us for a night of organic Afrobeat sensation.
Saturday, February 17, 2006
(Every 3rd Saturday Of Each Month)
DJ Set by Said (Fatsouls, Atmosfere, SF)
Soji Odukogbe (Live Guitar)
Soji was for five years the lead guitarist and right hand man for Fela Kuti. He appears on many of Fela's recordings. Soji draws on an extensive array of spiritual music, bringing a unique sensibility to his highlife guitar interpretations.
Rasaki Aladokun (On live talking drum, conga & bongo)
Rasaki is a miracle percussionist with over 25 years experience. He has been featured in recordings of many notable musicians such as King Sunny Ade, Stevie wonder and Babatunde Olatunji to name a few.
9pm - 2am / $7 / 21+ With ID
222 Club - 222 Hyde Street, (between Turk & Eddy)