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Seize a rare opportunity to experience African Rumba music live at Johnny Brenda’s on Jan. 6th

photo via afrisa.international

It’s rare for Orchestra Afrisa International and M’Bilia Bel to venture to this neck of the woods. In fact, it’s Bel’s first time performing in Philadelphia and her last U.S. performance was in 1990. Mosey on over to Fishtown on the 6th of January, though, and you’ll be treated to a night of soukouss music — also known as African Rumba — from the very people who pioneered the genre. Continue reading →