Posts Tagged ‘Tabou Combo’

ToDo ToDay: A Concert for Haiti and the D.R.

Relations between Haiti and the Dominican Republic are better than they once were: In the 1840s, the former French colony tried to annex the former Spanish colony, and in the 1930s, the Dominican President ordered the killing of Haitians in the D.R. More recently, Haitians have served as cheap labor in their neighboring country. But [...]

Haitian Bands Tabou Combo, Rafrechi at Benefits Tonight

What makes two of tonight’s local Haiti benefits unique?  They both feature Haitian bands.  Konpa combo Rafrechi is hosting a charity event at Kahler Hall in Columbia, Md., with donations going to the Caribbean American Network, while the New York City-based outfit Tabou Combo will be at the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, where people can [...]

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