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NYC: Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew Live for Target First Saturdays at BK Museum

Catch Sierra Leone's best Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew live at Brooklyn Museum his weekend.


Brooklyn Museum is hosting an evening of African Innovations this weekend for Target First Saturdays. Performing after a host of talks from authors, artists, scholars and curators will be Sierra Leone's best Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew — who'll be bringing those foot-stomping, West African-tinged riddims we know you've seen featured on the site. Don't miss out a night of discussion and music, which will also include performances by Akoya Afrobeat, DJ Sirak, Rujeko Dumbutshena, Kaïssa, and more. See the full list and schedule for Target First Saturdays and stream Bajah + The Dry Eye Crew's "Any Gal" below.

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