Tag Archives: Hip Hop

July 7 at The Royal Room

Global Heat: Saturday 9 – 11:30 pm:
Global Heat brings its high-energy fusion of Hip Hop, Jazz & African Beats to the Royal Room. Winner of the 2011 Jammin’ Challenge, Global Heat won a Seattle Next 50 grant to produce the wildly successful June 10 show The Roots of Hip Hop in Ancient Cultures, a collaboration of Hip Hop, African, and Brazilian performers. www.global-heat.com

Come show your support for African Music Nites at The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave S. in Columbia City! http://theroyalroomseattle.com/

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

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African Music Nites in July

Hello all,
We have two shows this month, one at The Royal Room and one at Waid’s. Hope to see you at one or both! Claire

Saturday July 7: Global Heat
The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave S., 9:00-11:30 pm

Global Heat brings its high-energy fusion of Hip Hop, Jazz & African Beats to the Royal Room. Winner of the 2011 Jammin’ Challenge, Global Heat won a Seattle Next 50 grant to produce the wildly successful June 10 show The Roots of Hip Hop in Ancient Cultures, a collaboration of Hip Hop, African, and Brazilian performers. www.global-heat.com
Come show your support for African Music Nites at this great new club in Columbia City! http://theroyalroomseattle.com/

Sunday July 29: DVD Release Party with Message from Guinea
Waid’s Haitian House of Love, 1212 E. Jefferson, 8:00-10:00 pm

Join Abdoulaye Sylla and Message From Guinea to celebrate the release of Abdoulaye’s new dance instruction DVD, La Guinee Faree. Featuring master artists from Guinea’s world-renowned national company, Les Ballets Africains, Message From Guinea brings to life celebratory dance and percussion pieces that represent the folkloric traditions of several different ethnic groups of West Africa. These Guinean artists light up the stage with a spirit of joy and a message of cultural unity that will bring you to your feet.
Waid’s Haitian Cuisine and Lounge http://waidshouse.com/

Produced by AFRICAN MUSIC NITES
LIVE MUSIC FROM AFRICA AND THE DIASPORA
$5-15 SUGGESTED DONATION

Pan-African Masquerade Party October 30

In dedication to the many traditions of African Masquerade, we are holding a Halloween party with performers from different areas of Africa and the African diaspora. Performers include: Yaw Amponsah (Ghana), Thione Diop and Yeke Yeke (Senegal) and Tribalution- Back to the Future featuring Orbitron and members of Global Heat and more!

Yaw Amponsah
Asante drumming traditions of Kete, Fontomfrom, and Adowa


Tribalution- Back to the Future featuring Orbitron and members of Global Heat

Thione Diop and Yeke Yeke – Hot Senegalese drumming

 

 

Come early for an all you can eat buffet of delicious Eritrean food at $13 a person.

African Music Nites
Live Music every Sunday: This week 8 – 10:30 PM
Dahlak Restaurant 2007 S State St.
No Cover – $5 donation suggested
Produced by Roots! A Community Consortium