AKABLAY VERSUS ZOHZOH
Fri, Jul 18. 8:00PM - 11:00PM
Alliance Française d'Accra S liberation Link, Accra, Ghana
Zohzoh, Afrobeat band, is a group of musicians whose vision is to contribute towards the development and sustenance of Highlife – Afro fusion music. Zohzoh band is infuenced by Fela Kuti, Miles Davis, Peter Tosh, James Brown and the King of Highlife music E. T Mensah from Ghana. We remember his stunning performance at Alliance last July!
Akablay is a Ghanaian guitarist, traditional instrumentalist (Asolo, Kpayala, Dondo) and composer who was awarded the best instrumentalist at the Ghana Music Awards 2009. From an ordinarily village boy to a modern guitarist and composer, this guitarist mainly derives his music from the Kundum festival of the Nzema tribe from the western part of Ghana and blends it with rhythms from eastern Africa thereby producing a unique genre of music which he calls KUNDUM music.
They will offer a unique concert dubbed "Kundum Highlife meets Afrobeat " that all music lovers will –with no doubt- enjoy!
Rates: 10 Ghc / Ghc for AF students and cultural members, free for children under 12.