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Chop And Quench 'The Fela! Band' Every Monday At Knitting Factory Brooklyn

Knitting Factory Brooklyn presents Chop And Quench 'The Fela! Band' with special guests every Monday from April 14th to June 2nd.


This Monday Chop And Quench 'The Fela! Band' kick off a three month residency at Brooklyn's Knitting Factory. Comprised of members from the cast and band of Fela! The Musical (with Sahr Ngaujah at the helm), Chop And Quench tore the roof off of Sundance a few months back at the Finding Fela world premiere. Now that they're back home in New York, the band is working on new material to take to the studio for their first time recording since their Broadway cast release. Catch Chop And Quench with special guests every Monday night at the Knitting Factory through June 2nd!

>>>CHOP AND QUENCH 'THE FELA! BAND' 4/14 WITH DJ NAPPY G

Knitting Factory Brooklyn Presents

Chop And Quench 'The Fela! Band'

w/ special guests every Monday

April 14th to June 2nd

361 Metropolitan Avenue

Brooklyn, NY

$8 advance / $10 day of show

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