Toubab Krewe Live In Philly/NYC/Boston!

Catch Toubab Krewe's instrumental blend of Malian music and Southern American styles live in Philly, Boston and NYC.

North Carolina's Toubab Krewe will be making their way up the East Coast in a short, three-city tour at with stops at hubs Philadelphia, New York City and Boston. The Krewe will bringing their instrumental blend of Malian music and Southern American styles — their set-up includes a kora (21-string harp-lute), kamelengoni (12-string harp-lute), soku (Malian horsehair fiddle), guitars, bass and African-influenced percussion — alongside a slew of special guests. For their two nights at Brooklyn Bowl, Toubab Krewe will be joined by Barika and Benyoro [5/9] & Ghost Owl [5/10]. See all details in the flyer above!

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