Posted in music | tour dates | world music on June 24, 2008

Orchestra Baobab

Orchestra Baobab is a Senegalese Afro-Cuban, Son, and Pachanga band. Organized in 1970, as a multi-ethnic, multi-national club band, Orchestre Baobab adapted the then current craze for Cuban Music (growing out of the Congolese Soukous style) in West Africa to Wolof Griot culture and the Mandinga musical traditions of the Casamance. One of the dominant African bands of the 1970s, they were overshadowed in the 1980s and broke up, only to reform in 2001 after interest in their recordings grew in Europe. [Wikipedia]
Orchestra Baobab play two shows in NYC this week. Both of them are free! The first one is Wednesday afternoon in Rockefeller Park. The second one is Thursday at Metrotech in Brooklyn at noon. All dates below...

Orchestra Baobab - 2008 Tour Dates
Jun 24 - Dartmouth College Hanover, New Hampshire
Jun 25 - River to River Festival New York, New York
Jun 26 - BAM Festival Brooklyn, New York
Jun 28 - Millenium Park Chicago, Illinois
Jun 29 - World Music Festival Madison, Wisconsin
Jun 30 - Dakota Jazz Minneapolis, Minnesota
Jul 10 - Festival Angers L'Ete Angers
Jul 12 - Nuits de Fourviere Fourviere
Jul 15 - Zeltival Karlsruhe
Jul 16 - Kulturzelt Kassel
Jul 17 - Kesselhaus Berlin
Jul 18 - Larmer Tree Festival Salisbury
Jul 19 - Festival de Thau Meze
Jul 20 - Festival Senigallia
Jul 21 - Ragusa Sicily
Jul 22 - Concert Hall Lavagna
Jul 24 - Festival Sines
Jul 25 - Pirineos Sur Huesca
Jul 26 - Nuits du Sud Vence
Jul 27 - WOMAD Wiltshire
Jul 29 - Festival Grimaud
Jul 30 - Festival Friedrichshafen
Aug 1 - Nuits du Sud Vence
Aug 3 - Big Chill Eastnor
Aug 5 - Festival Angers L'ete Angers
Aug 7 - les Renc'Arts Pornichet
Aug 8 - L'ete en Fete Benodet
Aug 9 - Festival du Bout du Monde Crozon
Aug 13 - Festival Iena
Aug 15 - Jazz in Marciac Marciac
Sep 19 - Aix en Provence Aix
Sep 20 - Jazz en Touraine Montluis sur Loire
Sep 23 - Festival International des Francophonies Limoges
Sep 26 - Azimuth Festival La Presse
Oct 17 - Theatre de L'Onde Velizy
Oct 18 - Vicar Street Dublin
Oct 19 - Belfast Festival Belfast, Northern Ireland
Oct 20 - Canterbury Festival Canterbury
Oct 22 - Handelsbeurs Gent
Oct 23 - Festival Picardie Mouv Creil
Oct 24 - Villers le Bel Villers le Bel
Oct 25 - Centre Culturel Sable sur Sarthe
Oct 26 - Sligo Live Sligo

---

      

Comments (7)

where is rockefeller park?

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2008 3:50 PM

Will surely be spectacular.

Posted by anonymous | June 24, 2008 4:15 PM

rockefeller park is near battery park city.

Posted by Anonymous | June 24, 2008 9:16 PM

Check out photos and videos from the event at: http://www.yellow-island.blogspot.com/

Posted by trolle | June 26, 2008 1:45 AM

i like!

Posted by louis | October 17, 2009 1:09 PM

I have to to convey it is a well deemed script that really sayssignificance to the people who read through it

Posted by How to Make Money Fast | July 8, 2012 5:30 PM

Leave a Comment