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Okayafrica Presents: Sinkane Live At SOB's With Helado Negro [11/2]

Win a pair of tickets to Sinkane live at SOB's with Helado Negro.


Sinkane's been a busy man this year touring around North America and Europe in promotion of his latest full-length Mean Love (out now on DFA Records) and acting as the musical director & bandleader of the William Onyeabor ATOMIC BOMB! band. The Sudanese-born, Brooklyn-based songwriter will be returning home this coming November 2, bringing his funk melodies & polyrhythms for a night at SOB's alongside the Latin American soundscapes of Helado Negro

We'll be giving away 2 pairs of tickets to this show, for a chance to win follow & tweet @okayafrica with the hashtag #SinkaneSOBs. We'll select and notify a winner on Friday 10/31. See show details and check out Sinkane's video for "How We Be" below.

>>> Buy Tickets to OKAYAFRICA PRESENTS: Sinkane w/ special guest Helado Negro

Sunday, Nov 2 2014

7:30PM doors/9:00PM show

$15.00 in advance/$18.00 day of show [21+]

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