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Dec 10th – Akoya Afrobeat LIVE @ Southpaw with Top Shotta & The Corner Club

December 5th, 2010 · No Comments

Akoya Afrobeat LIVE @ Southpaw with Top Shotta & The Corner Club

Akoya returns to Southpaw for its final show of the year. New tunes, old tunes. Heavy, heavy Afrobeat. With the classic reggae sounds of Top Shotta and the debut performance of The Corner Club featuring Stephanie McKay and members of Antibalas/Akoya/Ikebe Shakedown.

Doors 8:30
Show 9:30
$10 admission/18+

With a furious storm of thundering congas and the deep boom of the KALETA drum, the Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble takes the stage with an explosion of dance rhythms. Akoya is comprised of musicians from 6 countries, spanning 4 continents! Our lead singer, Kaleta, performed and recorded with the legendary founder of Afrobeat, Fela Kuti for many years. At our upcoming Southpaw show, we will have 15 Akoyans on stage — 6 horns, 5 percussionists, 10 singers. Prepare yourself for one of the toughest live bands in town.

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