SILA AND THE AFROFUNK EXPERIENCE Play at MOE'S ALLEY on Friday, October 21 for the Very first time!
What do you get when you combine traditional African rhythms with the sexiness of Prince, soul of Otis Redding and a little James Brown funk? Come find out as Sila and the Afro-funk Experience spread the ultimate international vibe through the Boom Boom Room.
With Kenyan roots and a progressive love of American music, this will be a serious session on the dance floor and a unique education for your ears. Arrive early and stake out your claim on the dance floor!
*Sila*, has exploded onto the Bay Area world music scene with an irresistible blend of traditional African and Afro-Latin rhythms, slinky guitar, and Sila's syrupy Swahili and English vocals. The five-piece also throws some crucial reggae skank and hip-hop swagger into the mix, resulting in an upbeat, multiculti celebration that's guaranteed to keep you glued to the dance floor.
-//San Francisco Bay Guardian//
Prepare yourself for music that'll titillate the aural senses and move yourbody to another continent.
- //Nitevibe Buzz//
How about some highlife, soukous, Afrobeat, Latin, funk, and reggae, all inone? Sounds good, right? Well, that's what you can expect from *Sila and the Afro-Funk Experience*, a band fronted by Kenyan musician and bandleader Victor Sila.
With vocals sung in both Swahili and English, not to mention bottomless grooves perfect for boogying on down to, Sila's fusion-friendly sound is both futuristic and traditional.
-East Bay Express
Added by afrofunk on October 13, 2005