Posted in music | tour dates on October 8, 2013

Antibalas at Capitol Theatre in 2012 (more by Greg Cristman)
Antibalas

NYC Afrobeat band Antibalas plays a pair of hometown shows this weekend: Saturday (10/12) at Roulette in Brooklyn (tickets) and Sunday (10/13) at the Highline Ballroom (tickets). The opener the first night is Tuelo Her Cousins, and Song Sparrow Research for the second.

The Saturday's concert serves as a benefit for MIMA Music (whose mission is "to build a global network of arts-education programs, music education partners, and music based curriculum in under-served schools around the world").

Last year, the band released a new record, its first in a half-decade (they'd been kept pretty busy with other projects, like the musical Fela!). The self-titled collection was recorded at Daptone Record's House of Soul Studios in Brooklyn. You can watch a session of the band performing at the studio below...

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Comments (4)

311...how do you know what your friend's mother makes? thats pretty rude.

Posted by Anonymous | October 8, 2013 3:38 PM

These guys are great live.

Posted by Anonymous | October 9, 2013 10:41 AM

can get a better live show than this

Posted by Anonymous | October 9, 2013 3:15 PM

Bring back the original keyboardist, please!

Posted by Jay | October 18, 2013 10:00 AM

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