Win Tickets to Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 w/ Rich Medina Live In NYC!

Okayafrica ticket giveaway to Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 live at The Highline Ballroom in NYC on Tuesday June 10th

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 are gearing up for the release of their third studio album, A Long Way To The Beginning, out May 27th on Knitting Factory Records — and currently streaming on NPR's First Listen.  In support of the forthcoming record, Kuti & Egypt 80 will be kicking off a 21-stop North American tour right here in NYC at the Highline Ballroom on Tuesday June 10th with support from Rich Medina. Luckily enough, we've decided to spread the afrobeat love by giving away tickets to the show! To enter to win, follow and tweet at @okayafrica with your favorite Seun Kuti song and the hashtag #SeunKutiNYC.


Blue Note Jazz Festival & Knitting Factory Present

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 with Rich Medina

at the Highline Ballroom

431 West 16th St., NYC

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Doors at 6:00pm,Show at 8:00pm

Tickets $25 - $38

Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 Tour Dates

6/10 – Highline Ballroom – New York, NY

6/11 – Howard Theatre – Washington DC

6/13 – Bonnaroo Festival – Manchester, TN

6/14 – Pisgah – Black Mountain, NC

6/17 – World Beat Center – San Diego, CA

6/19 – SF Jazz Center – San Francisco, CA

6/20 – Sierra Nevada World Fest – Boonville, CA

6/21 – Catalyst – Santa Cruz, CA

6/22 – Hollywood Bowl – Los Angeles, CA

7/11 – Festival d’ete International De Quebec – Quebec City, QC

7/12 – Phoenix – Toronto, ON

7/13 – Concert of Colors – Detroit, MI

7/14 – Concord – Chicago, IL

7/15 – Englert – Iowa City, IA

7/16 – Cedar Cultural Center – Minneapolis, MN

7/20 – Vancouver Folk Music Festival – Vancouver, BC

7/21 – Neumos – Seattle, WA

7/22 – Star Theatre – Portland, OR

7/23 – Knitting Factory – Boise, ID

7/24 – Top Hat – Missoula, MT

7/25-26 – Calgary Folk Music Festival – Calgary, AB


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