CongaDr+ Tony's Conga Adventures: Antióquia with Abdoulaye Diakate at Ashkenaz 8/8

Friday, August 1, 2008

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Antióquia with Abdoulaye Diakate at Ashkenaz 8/8

I have yet to see this band, but my good friend Maria knows them well, and insures a good time. There is some kind of a drum workshop for beginners, by Drummm, a commmpany that does percusssion workshops for alll people...

I looked into mr Diakate, and he looks HEAVY... hope he gets some time to shine, with all that's going on that night... man, will the band even get to voice a plug for the new CD??


"Local Afro-Colombian rock fusion band Antióquia celebrates the release of its debut CD, “Gringolandia,” on a special date: 08/08/08. Guest performers include soul-Latin-funk-jazz-dance band Last Legal Magic; Senegalese djembe drum master Abdoulaye Diakate; San Francisco-based Mexican activist and vocalist MamaCoAtl; guitarist-trumpeter Joe Balestreri, founder of The Flux; live painting by Nathan Hiatt; face painting by “Gringolandia” album cover artist Tobias Greene; and, starting the celebration at 8:30 p.m., Drummm, an interactive drum and percussion workshop (with drums provided)!"

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