Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Tony Allen Afrobeat Orchestra @ UNC TUESDAY (4/19)
Nigerian drummer Tony Allen, a pioneer of the Afrobeat genre, brings his Afrobeat Orchestra to UNC tonight (Tuesday, 4/19).
Fela Kuti's musical director and drummer in the 1970s, Allen is still going strong and updating Afrofunk/Afrobeat with contemporary sounds.
It's an early show starting at 7:30 in Memorial Hall, tickets range from $20-$40; UNC students pay $10.
CONCERT LINK: Tony Allen's Afrobeat Orchestra at UNC, 4/19