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Red Hot + FELA LIVE! w/ Tony Allen, TVOTR, Baloji, Sinkane + More

Red Hot + FELA LIVE! announces stunning line-up featuring Tony Allen, TV on the Radio, Baloji, Sinkane and more.


Red Hot + FELA LIVE! has announced a stunning line-up for their summer concert at Damrosch Park Bandshell in NYC. The show, which aims to keep the spirit of Fela Kuti alive, boasts a roster of OKA-approved musicians like afrobeat percussion pioneer Tony Allen (Fela's drummer), Tunde Adebimpe & Kyp Malone (of TV On The Radio), Congolose crooner Baloji, Sudanese-bred Sinkane and super-group Superhuman Happiness — which unites members of Antibalas, TV on the Radio, tUnE-yArDs and Iron + Wine. In addition, the concert will feature the world performance premiere of “How to Survive a Plague,” composed by Luke O’Malley and Stuart Bogie (Antibalas), played for the first time live by Superhuman Happiness and Kronos Quartet. See the full line-up below and head here for more ticket info!

Red Hot + FELA LIVE!  with Tony Allen, Superhuman Happiness, Tunde Adebimpe, Baloji, Abena Koomson, Kronos Quartet, Kyp Malone, Sahr Ngaujah, Sinkane and Kalmia Traver of Rubblebucket. Musical Director: Stuart Bogie

Wed, July 24, 7:30pm

Damrosch Park Bandshell

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