Win Tickets to Femi Kuti Live in NYC!

Win a pair of entries to see afrobeat torchbearer Femi Kuti live in NYC.

New York! Afrobeat torchbearer Femi Anikulapo Kuti is celebrating the culmination of his latest album No Place For My Dream and the recent opening of Lagos' Kalakuta Museum in honor of his father Fela with a string of US tour dates. This Saturday (1/26), Femi and his band The Positive Force will be storming down on lower Manhattan to bring their afrobeat bash to Webster Hall. You can buy tickets for the concert now and, 'cause you know we got the goods, enter below to WIN A PAIR OF FREE TICKETS to the show!



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