Both shows this month are at The Royal Room. Please show your support for African Music Nites at this great new club, 5000 Rainier Ave S. in Columbia City! http://theroyalroomseattle.com/
Saturday August 11: Double bill with Meter Maids and Freestyle Candela
8:30 and 10:30 pm The Meter Maids
Led by Wayne Horvitz, The Meter Maids play the music of New Orleans based funk band The Meters.
9:30 and 11:30 pm Leif Totusek and Candela
Leif has a great feel for African guitar and his group Freestyle Candela sizzles with spirited soukous, high-life and other Afro-pop styles. www.leiftotusek.com
Sunday August 19 @ 7:30pm: Zimbabwean Music Nite with Jacob and Martha and Ruzivo
Talented multi-instrumentalist Jacob Mafuleni and dancer/vocalist Martha Thom join forces with the local marimba-Afropop band Ruzivo to present traditional and contemporary sounds of Zimbabwe. http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/ruzivo or http://lafango.com/epk/ruzivomusic