AFRICA UP CLOSE: Afrafranto: May 4, 2012


Friday, MAY 4, 2012 | show 8-11 PM
$10 @ door | sorry, not available in advance:
 NOW Lounge 189 Church St (at Shuter)
please arrive early for dinner seating, open at 7 PM
a MONTHLY Series in an intimate setting…
DJ APOLLO spinning…

Afrafranto which means Butterfly in the Akan language of Ghana, West Africa, perform authentic acoustic palm wine and highlife music. Afrafranto features two of the JUNO award winning African Guitar Summit group – Theo Yaw Boakye on lead vocals and shakers, Pa Joe on guitar and vocals – along with Ebenezer Agyekum on bass guitar, Sam Donkor on balafon, Marshall Nketiah on congas, Charlie Charles on keyboards and Kwame Sakyi on percussion.

click here for more info at artist profile

AFRICA UP CLOSE is a series of concerts exclusively taking place at the NOW Lounge, a cozy room that holds a maximum of eighty people. This is an opportunity for the audience to experience music in an intimate setting, as well as interact with the artists. Enjoy healthy, organic, and locally sourced fare from the NOW Lounge’s kitchen, along with the music and ambiance. Resident DJ Apollo entertains between sets.


Batuki Music Society gratefully acknowledges the support of Canadian Heritage and the Ontario Arts Council

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