Celebrate the roots of traditional African music and contemporary pop and R&B with three of Africas most compelling singers Dobet Gnahore, the Ivory Coasts 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, dont miss it! (Afropop Worldwide)
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Insights EventsJoin 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