New York (New York), USA – Kanda Bongo Man will be performing at SOBs in New York on Friday, May 19 at 11:30pm.Tickets $22/$25. SOBs is located at 204 Varick St. (at West Houston), NYC 10014. Phone:
Kanda Bongo Man is credited as being one of the pioneers of modern Soukous from the Congo (formerly Zaire). With his high tenor vocals alternating between lyrics in Lingala and French, he has sparked dancing in audiences around the globe.
Kanda is the man who gave the world Kwasa Kwasa, the infectiously charged Congolese dance style. He has performed throughout the continent of Africa, in
Australia, Europe, in the Middle East, in Canada, and the USA.
Immediately following the performance of Kanda Bongo Man will be a dance party with spinning by DJ Sheun: NDombolo, Zouk, Makossa, M’Balax, Mapouka, Soca, Hip Hop, Salsa, Merengue & Calypso, R&B, Reggae, Coupé Decalé and more.
Author: World Music Central News Department
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