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Femi Kuti’s “Africa for Africa” coming to North America (MP3, Take Away Shows & 2011 Tour Dates)

DOWNLOAD: Femi Kuti – Dem Bobo (MP3)

Femi Kuti @ Lincoln Center (more by Chris La Putt)
Femi Kuti

Afrobeat royalty will majestically parade through North America in April/May, as Femi Kuti & The Positive Force will hit the road for a string of dates. NYC hits the jackpot with a double-dose: Apr 26 at Highline Ballroom and Apr 27 at Music Hall of Williamsburg. Tickets just went on sale for both (at the links)

Femi Kuti released his latest LP, Africa for Africa, late last year overseas via Wrasse Records. It gets a U.S. release on April 12 via Knitting Factory Records who have also been responsible for a series of new Fela releases. Download the first single above.

Femi was recently filmed for a “Take Away Show.” You can watch him perform the new disc’s title track and another song, with all tour dates, below…

Femi Kuti | Africa for Africa |A Take Away Show #115

Femi Kuti | Day by Day | A Take Away Show #115

Apr 19 Opera House Concert Venue Toronto, ON, CANADA
Apr 20 L’Astral (Maison du Festival Rio Tinto Alcan) Montréal, QC, ca
Apr 21 Paradise Rock Club Boston, MA , US
Apr 22 World Cafe Live Philadelphia, PA
Apr 23 9:30 Club Washington, DC
Apr 26 HighLine Ballroom New York City, NY , US
Apr 27 Music Hall of Williamsburg Brooklyn, New York, US
Apr 28 Beachland Ballroom Cleveland, Ohio, US
Apr 30 Metro Chicago, Illinois
May 1 Majestic Theatre Madison, WI , US
May 3 The Orange Peel Asheville, NC
May 4 Variety Playhouse Atlanta, GA, us
May 5 House of Blues New Orleans New Orleans, LA , US
May 9 Boulder Theater Boulder, CO, us
May 12 El Rey Theatre Los Angeles, CA
May 13 Bimbo’s 365 Club San Francisco, CA, us
May 14 Roseland Theater Portland, OR, us

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