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Audio: Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang 'An Letah' EP


Janka Nabay has recruited an eclectic group of New York-based musicians to join him as The Bubu Gang. This new incarnation of the Sierra Leonean Bubu legend is set to release the 3-track An Letah EP March 20, as well as a full-length this summer. Stream the amazing "Eh Mane Ah" below, check out JN&TBG's American tour dates below and look out for both Janka releases coming soon via True Panther/Luaka Bop.

Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang - Eh Mane Ah by truepanther

JANKA NABAY AND THE BUBU GANG Tour Dates

Feb 16 Oberlin, OH – Oberlin College

Feb 17 Cleveland, OH – Now That’s Class

Mar 08 Brooklyn, NY – Glasslands Gallery*

Mar 09 Richmond, VA – Strange Matter*

Mar 10 Savannah, GA – Savannah Stopover*

Mar 11 Birmingham, AL – The Bottletree Cafe*

Mar 12 Baton Rouge, LA – Spanish Moon*

Mar 14 – Mar 17 SXSW

Mar 22 Boise, ID – Tree Fort Festival*

Mar 24 Denver, CO – Hi Dive*

Mar 25 Omaha, NE – Slowdown*

* with Delicate Steve

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