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Acoustic Africa

Afropean Woman

November 10

Celebrate the roots of traditional African music and contemporary pop and R&B with three of Africa’s most compelling singers— Dobet Gnahore, the Ivory Coast’s Grammy® award-winning singer and percussionist; Manu Gallo, the acclaimed former bassist for Belgian group Zap Mama, whose own music draws on rhythms of West Africa; and Kareyce Fotso, the young Cameroonian singer who contributes an intriguing combination of Afro-pop and blues. With musical direction by guitarist Leni Stern, this first-time mega-meeting of Afropean talent showcases a spellbinding fusion of Western and African music styles in a “beautiful and fascinating exchange going on between great artists…if you are within range of any of these shows, don’t miss it!” (Afropop Worldwide)

 

Performances

Saturday, November 10 @ 8 PM

Venue: Zellerbach Theatre

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Program Notes [PDF]
Artist Site
This Artist In the News
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All African Roots
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Insights Events

Join us at 7:30 PM for a pre-show performance by the Penn student a cappella group, The Inspiration.


This performance is part of the
Annenberg Center’s African Roots Series.
This performance is supported in part by a grant from the Trustees’ Council of Penn Women.


Photo credit: Dirk Leunis

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