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PREVIEW: Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival – New Orleans, LA, USA

WIll Coviello previews the lineup at Congo Square in Armstrong Park March 22 and 23 The Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival features an array of international visitors and heavyweight local rappers. The lineup on Sunday closes with DJ Mannie Fresh (4:15 p.m.), 3D Na’Tee (6:15 p.m.), Dee-1 (pictured, 6:45 p.m.) and Curren$y (7:15 p.m.). […]

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New Orleans and South African musicians forge musical and economic ties

New Orleans and Africa have clear historic ties, but musicians are forging even closer connections through bridges of music and commerce. Damon Batiste, who frequently travels between the United States and South Africa, recently took a musical contingent to Johannesburg, South Africa, where they belted out New Orleans’ favorites at two major festivals and conducted […]

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Musical Sensation ‘AFRICA UMOJA – The Spirit of Togetherness’ Conquers US Theater Stages

LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – May 15, 2013) –  The award-winning South African musical show ‘AFRICA UMOJA – The Spirit of Togetherness’ is coming to the US for its first 8-City tour in North America, premiering at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles, California on June 19, 2013. Traveling on the beats of drums, from the dusty […]

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