Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band in Concert: POSTPONED until April 2023

Fri, Oct 21 2022, 7 - 8:30pm
Add to Calendar 2022-10-21 19:00:00 2022-10-21 20:30:00 Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band in Concert: POSTPONED until April 2023 Chopteeth is a 12-piece Afrofunk orchestra combining the funkiest, most hip-shakin’ West African and American popular music on the planet. The core of the Chopteeth sound is Afrobeat: a big-band funk invented by Fela Kuti in 1970’s Nigeria. Afrobeat is a spicy stew of modern jazz, Yoruba tribal music and burning, James Brown-inspired rhythms. This concert has been POSTPONED until April 2023. "Thunderous and potent: upbeat Swahili lyrics over a South African pulse one second, to spaghetti Western-inspired instrumentals the next. True to the political essence at the heart of Fela's music." —Billboard   America/New_York public
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Chopteeth is a 12-piece Afrofunk orchestra combining the funkiest, most hip-shakin’ West African and American popular music on the planet. The core of the Chopteeth sound is Afrobeat: a big-band funk invented by Fela Kuti in 1970’s Nigeria. Afrobeat is a spicy stew of modern jazz, Yoruba tribal music and burning, James Brown-inspired rhythms.

This concert has been POSTPONED until April 2023.

"Thunderous and potent: upbeat Swahili lyrics over a South African pulse one second, to spaghetti Western-inspired instrumentals the next. True to the political essence at the heart of Fela's music."
—Billboard

 

Ticket Information
Premium Balcony: $25 Premium Floor: $20 Main Floor/Accessible: $15 Main Balcony: $14 Rear Floor: $12