Once again celebrating Fela Anikulapo Kuti, this time with special emphasis on the First Ladies of Afrobeat. Dedicated, loyal and innovative, these women often relegated to the sidelines, were at the center of Fela’s movement, sound and presentation.
Complimentary buffet (while it lasts):
Jollof rice, Plantain & Chicken
FREE HEINEKEN (while supplies last)
Union Street Band w/special guests Tosin Aribisala and Tokunbo Aderele
DJ Sets in Two Rooms!
i:Wah The Beat Priest
DJ Jahsonic (Soul Controllers)
DJ Stylus – The Vibe Conductor (Soul Controllers)
DJ Sabine (Oyasound/Brooklyn Mecca/Rhythm&Roots)
w/Jabari Exum on Djembe
Live Art by Aniekan Udofia
411 New York Ave NE (3rd floor)
Washington, DC 20002
entrance is from parking lot at crossing of Penn & 4th. (map)
Saturday, October 17
9pm – ?
$15 advance / $20 door
RSVP at firstname.lastname@example.org and reserve the advanced sale price ($15). RSVPs will be honored until 11PM.
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This is going to be one helluva a good time!
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