with Special Guests Champion Superior Soundsystem
Presented in partnership with the Francophonie Festival
Friday, April 11
Haitian artist BélO has been hailed as one of Haiti’s musical ambassadors to the world. He uses his music to expose societal and environmental issues Haiti faces while displaying a great passion for his homeland. A socially conscious singer-songwriter with a sophisticated sound, BélO has received numerous awards, including "Best Male Artist 2007" by the Haitian Music Awards and the prestigious "Prix Radio France International Discoveries of 2006." BélO’s sound is a beautiful mixture of jazz, worldbeat, rock, reggae and Afro-Haitian traditional rhythms known as Ragganga.