Posts Tagged ‘WUST Radio Music Hall’

Free “Metro Mambo: Casbah to Zanzibar” Concert and Lecture Saturday

Back in November, WPFW Sunday night DJ Jim Byers kicked off the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum’s “Metro Mambo: Latin Music in DC” series of concerts and  lectures with a special program titled “Mambo in Mexico.”  I contacted him then about the program and posted an interview here.
Byers will be back at the same museum on [...]

Afropop Thursday and Friday with Occidental and King Sunny Ade

Thursday and Friday offer fun danceable afropop gigs.  Thursday night, the Chicago-based Occidental Brothers Dance Band International will be at DC9 with their meld of classic Ghanaian highlife, Congolese rumba, various other African styles and a bit of jazz, indie-rock, and folk.  While most golden era African bands had more than one guitar and frequently [...]