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Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars Live At Artisphere

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars hit the DMV area this Friday May 2 at Artisphere.


Fresh off the release of their fourth studio album Libation, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars are set to touch down at Artisphere in Arlington, VA this Friday May 2 alongside DC-based afropop outfit Elikeh. The Refugee All-Stars will be bringing their heartwarming blend of highlife, reggae and subtle Afro-Latin rhythms to the greater Washington, DC area as a stop in their expansive North American & European tour. Grab a free download of Libation single “Gbaenyama” and don't miss out on this one DMV! All info on the show below.

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