The African Showboyz
The UCSB MCC presents and evening of music from Ghana.
When: Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, 8 p.m.
Where: MultiCultural Ctr., Channel Islands Rd., UCSB, CA
Cost: $5 - $15
Age limit: All ages
Categories: World Music
Born and raised in Binaba, a small village in the North East region of Ghana, brothers Napoleon, Joseph, Isaac, and Francis Sabbah have performed for enthusiastic audiences in Togo, Nigeria, Cameroun, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Libya, and Cote d’ Ivoire, while collaborating with Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti, Alpha Blondy, Freddie Meiwey, Ras Kimono, and Steve Wonder. Using the kone, siyak, binbill, and the bintitat, all instruments made in the small village, they sing about peace, happiness, and togetherness.
Event posted Jan. 8, 2013
Last updated Jan. 17, 2013