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Music listings – 6/7 through 6/13

1. TARANGA + Kevin Mambo from FELA!

Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2010
Time: 9:00pm
Venue: Nublu (62 Ave C, btw 4th St. and 5th St.)
Ticket: $10
Genre: World/Senegal/Mbalax/Afrobeat

TARANGA, NYC’s new M’Balax Band will be sharing the Stage with Kevin Mambo and his group BLAZ and the 88 SOUND. For those of you who don’t know already, Kevin plays Fela Anikulapo Kuti in the critically acclaimed Broadway show FELA! BLAZ and the 88 SOUND goes on at 10pm, TARANGA will be at 11pm.

Taranga is:
Backa Niang (lead vocals, sabar percussions)
Mahanta Faye (Drumset)
Arone N’diaye (Marimba Keyboards)
Raja Kassis (lead Guitar)
Mor Coumba Gueye (Sabar percussions/Animation)

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Music Listings – 5/31 through 6/6

1. Roberto’s invites you to “Yotam Silberstein Quartet & Sharel Cassity Sextet ”

Date: Monday, May 24, 2010
Time: 8pmYotam Silberstein Quartet (Yotam Silberstein – Guitar, Roy Assaf – Piano, Ulysses Owens – Drums and 
John Lee – Bass). 10pmSharel Cassity Sextet (Sharel Cassity – Alto Saxophone, Michael Dease – Trombone, Greg Gisbert – Trumpet, Ulysses Owens – Drum, John Lee – Bass, Roy Assaf – Piano)
Venue: Rosie O’Grady’s (149 West 46 Street, New York, NY 10036)
Ticket: $10 each set
Genre: Jazz

2. New Africa Live presents Meklit Hadero & The Olatuja Project

Date: Tuesday, june 1, 2010
Time: 7pm
Venue: Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleeker St., Ny, NY 10012, Phone: (212) 505-3474)
Ticket: $22
Genre: folk, singer-songwriter, electronic, jazz, world

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