African Music Nites in August

Hi all,
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!

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.

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. or

Suggested donation $5-15
Produced by African Music Nites
Support live African music!


One response to “African Music Nites in August

  1. There are some good local afrobeat bands…Cascadia 10 plays a few times a month, usually at the Seamonster and members from cascadia 10 are in rippin’ chicken -Afro beat w/ bumbershoot cascadia 10 ,debo band( ethiopian groove from Boston on sub pop-awesome live) and bombino are on Monday…have a great day!