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Okayafrica Presents Electrafrique NYC With Sinkane!

Okayafrica presents Electrafrique NYC with Sinkane, Saturday, August 9th!


Okayafrica Presents Electrafrique NYC returns in August with Sinkane! The Sudanese multi-instrumentalist (aka Ahmed Gallab) has been keeping busy this year as bandleader of the phenomenal William Onyeabor live Atomic Bomb! tribute band plus gearing up for the release of his sophomore effort Mean Love. Next Saturday, August 9th, Sinkane joins #OKAYAFRICADC mastermind / Electrafrique resident DJ Underdog on the 1s and 2s plus host DJ Cortega for the latest edition of our monthly dance party held at the 303 at Louie & Chan, one of New York’s newest and most intimate clubs located in the heart of the Lower East Side. For more from Sinkane check out his recent singles "Hold Tight" and "How We Be" and download the second Africa In Your Earbuds in OKA history assembled by Sinkane himself all the way back in 2011.

>>>RSVP FOR FREE ENTRY TO ELECTRAFRIQUE BEFORE 11PM

ELECTRAFRIQUE NYC WITH SINKANE!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9TH

10PM-4AM

DOOR $10

FREE BEFORE 11PM WITH RSVP

THE 303 AT LOUIE & CHAN

303 BROOME STREET, NYC

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