Apollo And Okayafrica Present Chop And Quench 'The Fela Band' & Kae Sun!

Apollo & Okayafrica Present Chop & Quench “The Fela Band” + Kae Sun at the legendary Apollo Music Cafe for the AFRICA NOW! FESTIVAL, April 4th.

We're excited to announce we've teamed up with New York's legendary Apollo to present a night with Chop and Quench "the Fela band" featuring Sahr Ngaujah and band members from FELA! the musical along with a few Queens! Kicking the show off is Ghanaian/Canadian songwriter Kae Sun fresh off releasing one of our top albums of the past year. Our April 4th event is part of the Apollo Music Cafe series, presented as part of the Apollo Theater's four day Africa Now! festival presented in partnership with World Music Institute featuring performances from Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, Fatoumata Diawara, and more. Scroll on for more details and find out how you can ENTER TO WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS to the show below. We'll select a winner March 31st.


Apollo And Okayafrica Present: Chop and Quench "the Fela band" + Kae Sun


Friday, April 4th

Apollo Soundstage

253 W 125th St. Harlem

9pm doors

Tix $20 - sign up at for A-List advance tix for $15 Otherwise visit or call 800-745-3000 to buy tix.

Photo by Dereck Green/Gallo Images/Getty Images

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