Awalé: the Soul of Senegal

Saturday  27 April  2019  7:30 PM    Saturday  27 April  2019 10:30 PM
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We're delighted to welcome this London-based band with a Senegalese soul. Biram Seck’s soaring voice evokes messages of love and peace, underpinned by heavenly poly-rhythm groove explorations. Intense and spiritual Sabar Senegalese percussion and Afro-Latin drums conversations, weaving intricate guitar patterns and horn lines with catchy bass riffs. Like a spinning kaleidoscope of sounds, each tune travels on a varied musical journey, from afrobeat to soul, deep Afro-jazz to Latin. Awalé is on a mission to experience happiness together in these fractured times.
‘A truly magical and uplifting cross-cultural collaboration, bringing together Afro-latin, funk and soul elements with a Senegalese twist. The wonderful voice of Biram Seck and Thibaut Remy’s compositions make for an unmissable combo. Must See!’ - Tim Garcia (Jazz FM/Musica Macondo)
‘Most Impressive, echoes a lot of greats like Orchestra Baobab and Youssou N’Dour but with very much it’s own sound’ - Jamie Renton (DJ, fROOTS)
Admission £13 or £10 or £6 – you choose!
Doors and bar open at 7pm, talk starts at 7.30pm
Available at wegottickets.com/ashburtonarts (+10%) or in person from Rafikis Cafe and the Ashburton Information Centre and on the door.
Part of Tinners Moon Festival 2019

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