African | ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

6th Pan-Africanism Congress in Munich, Germany — Highlighting the African Continent and Her Diaspora  

On September 9 and 10 the Cultural Center Gasteig in the city of Munich will host the sixth Pan-Africanism Congress in Germany. The event will take place in the context of the International Decade for People of African descent. Topics … Read More

Free For All – BAM R&B Festival Summer Concert – King Sunny Ade

King Sunny Ade is the undisputed king of juju, the high-energy, highly danceable hybrid of Western pop and traditional African music with roots in the guitar tradition of Nigeria. Boasting a diverse roster of collaborators including Youssou N’Dour and Stevie … Read More

Free For All – Summerstage – Hard Hittin’ Harry / screening: Afripedia with Q&A

Hard Hittin’ Harry  Haiti-born DJ, Hard Hittin Harry (Harry D’Janite) is a Brooklyn, NY resident by way of Montreal, Canada and New Jersey. DJ Hard Hittin Harry entertains his audience blending unique styles of the latest and classic Hip Hop, R&B, Soul, … Read More

Harlem Meer Performance Festival: Garifuna International (Music and Dance of the African Peoples of Central America)

August 30, 2015, 2:00pm to 4:00pm Charles A. Dana Discovery Center, inside the Park at 110th Street between Lenox and Fifth Avenues The members of Garifuna International are descendants of Garinagu: West African, Central African, Island Crib, and Arawak people. The … Read More

30th Anniversary DJ Celebration: Afrika Bambaataa / Gilles Peterson / Quantic

August 8, 2015 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Ramsey Field, Central Park Manhattan Afrika Bambaataa  Afrika Bambaataa is one of the three main originators of break-beat deejaying, and is respectfully known as the “Grandfather,” “Godfather,” and “The Amen Ra,” of Hip Hop … Read More

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