Afro-Future-Beat @ Beat Brasserie, Cambridge [16 September]


21:00 - 01:30

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Beat Brasserie
13 Brattle St, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138
EAT & DRINK & MUSIC at The Beat in Harvard Square with master selector Adam Gibbons, known globally for his eclectic afro-diasporic selections.

Afro FUTURE Beat > A Journey through the sounds of Africa. Past, Present + Future. This curated monthly soundscape explores the vibrant and eclectic sounds of Africa spanning many styles and countries. From the continent of Africa itself to it’s musical influence globally by way of the diaspora. From ancient traditional Yoruba West African rhythms, AfroBeat, Hi Life, and JuJu to Garifuna music, Afro-Soul and modern day electronic afro fusion, this musical journey will be unique and special.


Created by the team behind The Beehive in Boston's South End, Beat Brasserie is a Bohemian underground oasis in the middle of Harvard Square.

Featuring craft beer, cocktails inspired by the classics, artisanal wine, delicious casual fare by Chef James Lynons and the best local musical talent and DJ's performing live throughout the week.

Beat Brasserie is the mini-vacation you can take any day of the week.

About Adam Gibbons:
Working in the music industry for over 20 years, recently voted one of the top Afro House artists of 2016 by, Adam Gibbons Strives to share his passion for music with the crowds he plays for and in the events and music that he produces. Specializing in an Afro and Latin dance floor sound, his ability to blend traditional African and Latin rhythms with modern electronic influenced music creating a soundscape that is his own. Adam has studied African hand percussion with Bob Bloom, Faculty Advisor at the Olatunji Institute, learning the Olatunji method of traditional Yoruba percussion as well as Malian Manding tradition with Sidy Maiga. He has played in clubs and festivals all over the world sharing the stage with heavyweight and grammy winning artists such as Femi Kuti, Bebel Gilberto, Oumou Sangaré, Tony Allen, Antibalas, Bill Laswell, Triloc Gurtu, Shiela E, Osunlade, Thievery Corporation, King Britt, Black Coffee, Ron Trent, Jazzanova, Quantic, Rich Medina and so many more. His current project Uhuru Afrika is known globally, hosts monthly events in both Boston and NYC and it's soundcloud page has over 120,000 plays from all over the world.

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