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Jungle Fire Uk Tour 2013

Jungle Fire - UK Tour 2013


Jungle Fire from Los Angeles ranks amongst the best Afro/Latin/Funk band right now, and they will be touring UK for a full week, starting on nov 29. If you're around, DON'T MISS THOSE GUYS!! Expect them to play their hit singles 'Tokuta' or 'Firewalker', along with some new tracks from their upcoming long player… We've just heard some new unreleased Cuban funk bomb covers recorded by the band...

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Petit Bain How To Love

How To Love festival at Petit Bain - November 14 to 23


Programmation for the 'How To Love' festival at Petit Bain in Paris between nov 14 and nov 23 includes some very interesting events for our readers & listeners… On friday (nov 15) evening, right after the football game (Ukrainia vs France), rush out to see a live appearance by legendary producer Uwe Schmidt a.k.a. Atom™ a.k.a. Señor Coconut (and many other guises). He'll start playing a bit...

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2013 Jazz A La Villette

Antibalas & Chic - Jazz A La Villette - Mardi 10 septembre 2013


On september 10th, there's a NOT-TO-MISS double bill in Paris, with afrobeat juggernaut band Antibalas first, followed by cult disco band Chic feat. Nile Rodgers. Well... ANTIBALAS and CHIC in Paris, that's a show we wouldn't miss for the world!!...

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Les Freres Smith Free Live Show

Free live show from Les Frères Smith on saturday, august, 31st in Paris!!


Next saturday if you're in Paris, we've picked a free show that we advise you not to miss!! Our treasured French Afrobeat/Ethio-Jazz band ©© Les Frères Smith will be doing a one hour free outdoor show at the Parc de la Butte du Chapeau Rouge…...

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Put On The Soul Stereo

Free Soul Stereo Soundsystem gig this thursday (aug 22) in Paris!!


There's a cool free reggae party happening in Paris this week. On thursday (aug 22), after diner, head on to the Alimentation Générale pub where the Soul Stereo Soundsystem will play Jamaican Jazz & Soul, Rocksteady, Dancehall, Ska, Rub A Dub, Digital and Roots Reggae. With selectors Fatta, Reeko and Tarzan, you can be sure the place is gonna rock! Facebook event :...

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Bio Ritmo Studio de l Ermitage Paris

TONIGHT!! Bio Ritmo en Paris con Ocho Y Media, Studio de l'Ermitage


Same players as last year, shoot again! Tonight (thursday, july 25th 2103), Salsa kings from Richmond Virginia Bio Ritmo will be soundclashing with salsa-ragga-ska French band Ocho Y Media, they'll be both presenting new songs from their respective upcoming albums!! And for more Bio Ritmo music go check their new single or and free mix on Paris DJs!!...

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Banlieues Bleues 2013

Orlando Julius & The Heliocentrics + Rikki Ililonga, Jagari Chanda & Karl Hector and The Malcouns Live in Paris!!


The Banlieues Bleues festival has outdone itself with this amazing double-bill on april 6th in Aubervilliers, near Paris. First there will be the Nigerian afro-soul pionner Orlando Julius backed by psychedelic groove masters The Heliocentrics, followed by Zambian rock legends Rikkim Ililonga and Jagari Chanda, backed by German afro-funk kings Karl Hector & The Malcouns!! If you've never heard...

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Chicha Libre Studio de l Ermitage Paris

TONIGHT!! Chicha Libre en Paris con Las Ondas Marteles, Studio de l'Ermitage


Many here in Paris have planned to watch the soccer game tonight (France-Spain), but we've got a better plan for those in love with music… Chicha Libre plays a mixture of latin rhythms, surf and psychedelic pop inspired by Peruvian music, mixing up covers of Peruvian Chicha with original compositions in French, Spanish and English, re-interpretation of 70's pop classics as well as cumbia versions...

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Jungle By Night Petit Bain Paris

Jungle By Night live! Friday, march 1st at Petit Bain in Paris, France


There aren't that many show in Paris we urge you to go and check out. A Jungle By Night live gig is one of those. These young Netherlands cats have been making waves in the current afrobeat scene with lots of gigs, festivals, singles and EP releases, even getting knighthood recognition from Tony Allen or Chief Udoh Essiet (respectively drummer and percussionist of Fela Kuti)… Their new album...

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 Souljazz Orchestra Hidden Orchestra Monophonics Live in Paris October 2012

The Souljazz Orchestra, Monophonics or Hidden Orchestra live shows in Paris tonite (october 10th, 2012)!!!


Tonight (wednesday october 10th) is a great night to go out and see/hear some live music if you're in Paris! The always amazing Souljazz Orchestra will be rocking La Bellevilloise with an Afrobeat/Latin/Funk show, celebrating their new (and fantastic) album Solidarity. Totally unique electro-jazz band and mixtape maestros from Scotland Hidden Orchestra will blow minds away at Petit Bain while...

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