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Africa Now

Closed March 3, 2018

A taste of some of the freshest tunes coming out of the African continent.

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Why See Africa Now?

Be Dazzled by The Best in Contemporary African Music at Africa Now

The fifth annual Africa Now is presented at the Apollo Theater in New York in partnership with World Music Institute and celebrates Africa's premier and contemporary music talent. The show hosts talented performers from all over Africa who have fused their roots with other musical styles to put on a distinctive show.

The showcase comprises of skilled singers, DJ's, musicians and songwriters including
Mbongwana Star, Songhoy Blues, Daby Toure, TUELO and DJ Nenim. There will also be a performance from music group Forestdance who will perform to a mix of traditional and contemporary music from all over Africa. Their performance will fuse music and storytelling to provide an entertaining as well as educational showcase.

Africa Now is a family friendly event that will charm audiences while celebrating and highlighting the influence that the continent has had on music and art worldwide.

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Performance date: 3 March 2018

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Image attribution: Steven Pisano Used under Creative Commons License


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