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The Fela Party @ Knitting Factory Brooklyn


Head to the Knitting Factory Brooklyn this Wednesday, August 11th for THE FELA PARTY, with:

In the back room ( tickets here):

Baba Ola Jagun and Ancestral Rhythms (with members from Fela's original band!)

Special Guest Kevin Mambo from FELA! on Broadway

The Band Droidz

Fred Thomas (From the legendary James Brown band!)

and The Ex Caminos

In the front bar (FREE):

Dhundee

OP!

DJ.AQBT

When: August 11, 8pm til real late.

Where: The Knitting Factory, 361 Metropolitan Ave, Brooklyn, NY

RSVP: Here

YEAH YEAH!

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