Flamingo and World Beat Online!proudly present:
Sierra Leone Refugee All-Stars!
Saturday, June 16th, 2012
Doors: 9:00 p.m.
Cover: $17 advance / Tickets on sale here
Can’t make the show? Listen to it streaming live from the club on World Beat Online!
Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have risen like a phoenix out of the ashes of war and enflamed the passions of fans across the globe with their uplifting songs of hope, faith and joy. The band is a potent example of the redeeming power of music and the ability of the human spirit to persevere through unimaginable hardship and emerge with optimism intact. From their humble beginnings in West African refugee camps Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have performed on some of the world’s most prestigious stages and matured into one of Africa’s top touring and recording bands. Continue reading their story…
“”(‘Radio Salone’) sounds like their strongest, most confident work to date, seamlessly blending soukous, Afro-beat and more traditional West African styles with roots-reggae, dub, funk and more on a variety of buoyant, hope-filled songsrecorded using vintage analog equipment by producer/musician Victor Axelrod (Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Antibalas, etc.).” — KEXP