Tuesday, December 9, 2008

12.11 Samba Lolo | Johnny D's

Enjoy the sounds of West African guitarist, singer, songwriter, and storyteller, Boubacar Diabate, along with his group, Samba Lolo and Johnny D's (17 Holland Street, Somerville)

The group has combined traditional rhythms with modern influences to create his own style of contemporary Malian Griot music. Singing in Bambara, the ensemble creates a performance that spans the full spectrum of Traditional to Contemporary Malian music from West Africa. These songs of a common shared experience of love, life and humanity, give all an opportunity to hear the age-old West African tradition of Griot, storytelling through song. - going.com

Show starts at 9 p.m.