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Thione Diop at The Royal Room June 20

Don’t forget – Thione will be appearing at the Royal Room with two groups, representing the best of traditional and contemporary African music!
June 20, 9:00 PM – 1:00 AM
The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave S

Thione Diop and Yeke Yeke 9:00 PM
Hot Senegalese drummer Thione Diop is back at the Royal Room and ready to rock the house! His high-energy percussion group Yeke Yeke plays some of the best traditional African music in the Northwest. Be prepared to dance!

Thione on Tama

Afro Groove 11:00 PM
Thione’s Afro Groove ensemble fuses World musical sounds with rootsy percussion, a dynamic horn section, an urging rhythm section and spirited vocals.
http://www.thionediop.com

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Thione Diop at The Royal Room October 20

October 20: African Music Nite with Thione Diop
8:00 – 10:30 at The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave S
Thione Diop and Yeke Yeke 8:00 pm

Hot Senegalese drummer Thione Diop is ready to rock the house! His high-energy percussion group Yeke Yeke plays some of the best traditional African music in the Northwest. Be prepared to dance!
Afro Groove 9:15 pm
Thione’s Afro Groove ensemble fuses World musical sounds with rootsy percussion, a dynamic horn section, an urging rhythm section and spirited vocals.
http://www.thionediop.com
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Save the Date: African Music Nite with Thione Diop October 20

October 20: African Music Nite with Thione Diop
8:00 – 10:30 at The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave S
Thione Diop and Yeke Yeke 8:00 pm

Hot Senegalese drummer Thione Diop is back in Seattle and ready to rock the house! His high-energy percussion group Yeke Yeke plays some of the best traditional African music in the Northwest. Be prepared to dance!
Afro Groove 9:15 pm
Thione’s Afro Groove ensemble fuses World musical sounds with rootsy percussion, a dynamic horn section, an urging rhythm section and spirited vocals.
http://www.thionediop.com.
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SUGGESTED DONATION $5-15
PRODUCED BY AFRICAN MUSIC NITES
SUPPORT LIVE AFRICAN MUSIC!

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Thione Diop and Afro Groove at The Royal Room Sept 29

Saturday September 29 @ 9-11:30 pm: Thione Diop with Yeke Yeke and Afro Groove.
Sensational Senegalese percussionist Thione Diop’s Afro Groove mixes West African rhythms with other world music influences including Afro-Cuban, New Orleans and other parts of Africa. Yeke Yeke opens with traditional percussion rhythms from Senegal, Guinea and other parts of Africa.
http://thionediop.com/

Come show your support for African Music Nites at this wonderful club, The Royal Room in Columbia City! http://theroyalroomseattle.com/

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African Music Nites in September

Hi all,
We have one show at Waid’s and one show at the Royal Room in September – come out and enjoy some live African music!

Sunday September 23: Sean Gaskell plays Kora
Waid’s Haitian Cuisine and Lounge, 1212 E. Jefferson, 8:00-10:00 pm
Sean Gaskell plays the West African kora, the 21 string harp which is native to the Mandinka people of Gambia, Senegal, Mali, Guinea and Guinea Bissau. Sean has studied the kora at length over two visits to Gambia in the past decade.
http://www.seangaskell.com/

Saturday September 29: Thione Diop with Yeke Yeke and Afro Groove.
The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave S., 9:00-11:30 pm

Thione Diop and Yeke Yeke play traditional percussion rhythms from Senegal, Guinea and other parts of Africa. Some instruments played include djembe, djun djun,sabar and tama (talking drum). Senegalese percussionist Thione Diop’s Afro Groove is a new band band mixing West African rhythms with other world music influences including Afro-Cuban, New Orleans and other parts of Africa. http://thionediop.com/


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January 8 at Waid’s

Thione Diop and Friends
Thione Diop’s last show before heading home to Senegal for a while!
Thione will be playing some traditional West African rhythms as well as jazz fusion. Musicians include: Leif Totusek on guitar, Aaron Walker-Loud on drumset, Brady Millard-Kish on bass, Tobi Stone on saxophone, Sam Boshnack on trumpet, Gora Diop & Etienne Cakpo on percussion, Siya Manyakanyaka-Kelly & Shanetta Brown on vocals.

Senegalese drumming group Yeke Yeke will also perform traditional West African rhythms and song. The traditional set will feature Frank Anderson, Sam Weng, Brennon Murphy, Rusty Knorr and Chava Mirel.

Live Music Sunday evenings 8-10 PM
Waid’s Haitian Cuisine and Lounge
1212 E. Jefferson St., Seattle
$5 Suggested Donation
Produced by African Music Nites Consortium