One Main Street
Winooski, Vermont

ANTIBALAS AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA W/ Jeremiah Lockwood Friday, February 24 Higher Ground Ballroom $13 advance | $15 day of show Doors 8pm | Show 9pm Since 1998, the Brooklyn-based cooperative (?anti-bullets? or ?bulletproof? in Spanish) has carried the Afrobeat torch ignited by the late Nigerian singer and activist Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. Their sound combines highlife, jazz, funk, and traditional West African rhythms informed with messages of political and spiritual evolution. The band has spread its four-alarm Afrobeat inferno to festivals and world-class venues in over fifteen countries.

Added by tbone_1972 on January 29, 2006

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