Powerful Malian singer Khaira Arby brought down the house last night at Reggie’s Rock Club; she’ll try to do it again tonight at the Logan Square Auditorium.
Critics’ Choices and other notable shows: Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou, Cap’n Jazz, Tesco Vee’s Hate Police, Konono No. 1, Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti
Evanston introduces some international flavor to Dawes Park this weekend, with performances by Red Baraat, Kenge Kenge, Grupo Rebolu, and others.
Two new songs by African musicians show their support for Barack Obama.
Kenya’s Kenge Kenge reimagine benga music.