Start the New Year right with the first African Music Nites show of 2014 at the Royal Room. – Claire
Saturday January 4: West African Music with Message From Guinea
8:00 – 10:30 PM at The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave S
Veterans of Guinea’s world-renowned national company, Les Ballets Africains, Message From Guinea brings to life celebratory dance and percussion pieces that represent the traditions of several different ethnic groups. Featuring master Guinean drummer/dancers Manimou Camara and Abdoulaye Sylla, balafon virtuoso Naby Camara and special guest Madu Kone from Mali, tama drummer for Habib Koite. These artists light up the stage with a spirit of joy that will bring you to your feet.