Monday, September 23, 2019.
Lucibela sings traditional Cape Verdean music including the bittersweet ballads called mornas – a creole cousin of the fado from Portugal, with whom Cape Verde has a long history as a former colony. She performs at The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave S, Seattle. Doors at 6:30 pm. Show 7:30 – 9:30pm, $20 advance, $25 at the door.
Saturday, October 19, 2019 (new date).
Kenyan music superstar Akothee performs at Rumba Notes Lounge, 5041 Rainier Ave S, Seattle. Doors at 8pm, $35 advance; 206-755-0568.
Monday, October 28, 2019.
From Mali, Viexu Farka Toure and from Niger, Bombino perform at Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall.