November 6: Manimou Camara and Denbaya
The African Music Nites debut of Denbaya, led by popular Guinean drummer and dancer Manimou Camara! This multi-ethnic dance and drum troupe presents an exuberant and joyful combination of rhythms, soul-soaring dance, and melodic melodies from the Susu, Malinke, Baga and K’pelle cultures of Guinea.
November 13: Rumba Va!
Master percussionist Arturo Rodriguez teams up with guitar virtuoso Leif Totusek. Expect an Afro-Latin evening ranging from rumba to soukous and beyond!
November 20: Private party at Dahlak; No African Music Nite show
Mahonyera Mbira Ensemble is postponed until December 4
November 27: Abdulaye Diabate and Lambema
Lambema (“Dignity” in the Malinke language) features Guinean guitarist Abdulaye Diabate and an all-star lineup of accomplished Guinean musicians. Come dance to the infectious sounds of electric griot music.
Also: Saturday November 12: Guillaume Sanje Mpacko CD Release Party
CD “Affirmation” at New Holly Gathering Hall – 7054 32nd Ave S, Seattle 7:30 pm
Not a Roots! production – For info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org; 425 503-0769
African Music Nites
Live Music every Sunday 8 – 10 PM
Dahlak Restaurant 2007 S State St.
No Cover – $5 suggested donation
Produced by Roots! A Community Consortium