Miriam Makeba tribute concert
In honor of her indomitable legacy, spirit, and voice, we invite you to join us at (Le) Poisson Rouge this Sunday, November 16th, 2008 for Mama Afrika: A Tribute Concert to Miriam Makeba. The evening will feature remarks by Harry Belafonte and Art D’Lugoff, as well as performances by Randy Weston, Les Nubians, Somi, Gino Sitson, Wumni, Bakithi & Robbi Kumalo, Francis Mbappe, Dominic Kanza, Loide Jorge, and many more. Proceeds from the event will be donated to Sauti Yetu: Center for African Women in Miriam’s honor. Doors open at 7:30PM and the show begins at 8PM. Suggested donation of $20. Advance tickets and reservations recommended.