4:42 pm
Fri June 3, 2011

Summer 2011 Concert Previews

Fri. 6/10 at 10pm: Time to crank it up for what is shaping up to be a fantastic summer season of touring Afropop artists! You'll hear Baloji from Congo/Belgium, Freshly Ground from South Africa, Novalima from Peru, Choc Quib Town from Colombia, Yemen Blues from Israel, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Aurelio Martinez from Honduras, Sierra Maestra from Cuba, Seun Kuti from Nigeria, Hakim from Egypt and many others.

These concerts are a great excuse for making a trek to New York City for Central Park Summer Stage, Celebrate Brooklyn and Midsummer Night's Swing, upstate New York for the GrassRoots Festival, Chicago for World Without Borders, Grand Performances in Los Angeles, and San Francisco for Stern Grove. Check links on for these and other festivals.