Saturday March 24: African Music Nite Dance Party at the Royal Room with Anokye Agofomma and Sol Afrique 9 to 11:30
9:00 pm – Anokye Agofomma is led by Ghanaian master drummer Yaw Amponsah and inspired by the teaching of his father, the legendary Koo Nimo. Be prepared for hot Ghanaian drumming in the traditional Asante drumming traditions of Kete, Fontomfrom, and Adowa as well as popular palm wine music. Featured artists include: Greg Campbell, Mohammed Shaibu, Viren Kamdar, Siya Manyakanyaka, Etienne Cakpo, Sanai and Shannetta.
10:15 pm – Sol Afrique features Cameroonian singer/songwriter/guitarist Guillaume Mpacko serving up a musical smorgasbord of Afro, Latin and jazzy beats and moods from Cameroon, South Africa, Cuba and the Caribbean.
Sol Afrique – http://GuillaumeMpacko.com
This show is our inaugural African night at the Royal Room in Columbia City, 5000 Rainier Ave S., (see http://theroyalroomseattle.com/). Come show your support for African Music Nites at this great new club!
Produced by African Music Nites Consortium
We are Shawna Hawk and Claire Jones
Look for African Music Nites at Waid’s on April 1