Wednesday, May 1, 2013

The World Beat Comes To Durham May 24

In May, the world beats of Africa will come to Durham.

On May 24th, 2013 Durham's Casbah Presents Africa Unplugged with Kata Band. The evening of World Beat music will begin with doors opening at 8 pm and the concert starting at 9 pm, with performances by Kata Band and Africa Unplugged.  This event is not one to miss as both bands will bring great music to dance to in their own styles of the World Beat sound. Tickets to the event are $8 in advance or $10 at the door.  For tickets and more information contact Casbah online or at (919) 687-6969.  Casbah is located at 1007 West Main Street in Durham, NC  in the Brightleaf Square District.

About the Artists:
KATA is a four member Group the name arrives from a common thread which bonds the group in culture, music and dance from Africa to the Caribbean, which result in a roots rocks sound in reggae and highlife music.  The word Kata has many definitions, the one they portray is “a padding place on top of the head to cushion heavy loads”.  Their goal is to ease and cushion the burden of the mind and heavy load of the system with music that keeps you dancing.

Africa Unplugged is a dynamic ensemble of accomplished musicians that features traditional instruments of West Africa.  Using these instruments they push the boundaries of music while based in a tradition centuries old but also incorporating musical influences and experiences from places around the world.  This exciting band has enthralled audiences across the US with its smooth melodies and virtuosic playing.

To learn more about events in Durham, visit the Durham Event Calendar.

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