RADIO AFRIQUE w/ AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA: “Tche Belew” Album Release Party
Date(s) - Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 until Thursday 16 Oct 2014
10:00 PM - 2:00 AM
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Join us as we host the Los Angeles Re-Release Party for Hailu Mergia’s “Tche Belew”.
Awesome Tapes from Africa:
“Hailu Mergia turned a few heads with the reissue of his Classical Instrument recording last year. Now, the album that’s been trading for $4000 on ebay can be enjoyed by everyone. ‘Tche Belew’ is a 1977 dynamo of instrumentals from this seminal Ethiopian jazz and funk ensemble. Featuring specail guest Mulatu Astatke and a who’s-who of awesome musicians from the era, this full-length encapsulates all that is good and holy in Ethiopian popular music from the post-revolution period, a time of great political turmoil and the “Red Terror” campaign. Heavy stuff—so excited for you to hear this!”
*copies on vinyl and CD will be available on this evening.
Radio Afrique is a sublime monthly gathering celebrating the diversity and richness of music found in the various regions of Africa. desert blues, angola soul, ethio jazz, and nigerian disco are some of the genres we amplify on this special night.
TUESDAY, October 14th
Guest DJ: Awesome Tapes from Africa
DJ’s: RANI D & SON ZOO
FREE / 21+ / 10pm-2am
1941 Hyperion Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027