Afro Roots Dance Party Get your groove on for a good cause! ‘Afro Roots Dance Party’ will be a night to get groovy, soak up the afro vibes, and help out a good cause! The night will showcase a selection of the Sunshine Coasts best percussionists featuring, Sam Okoth (Samoko), Canta la Tumba, Upbeat Rhythms and special guests.
Sam Okoth plays uplifting original tunes that are sure to get your hooves grooving. Raised as a son of a village in Kenya, East Africa, he aims to preserve traditional culture through music and dance. Canta la Tumba, celebrates the cultural song and style of Afro/Latin music, with a repertoire born and influenced by bands such as the Buena Vista Social Club, Afro Cuban All Stars and Santana.
The use of rich Latin song, acoustic guitar, double bass $10 Entry from 6.30 pm, Show from 7pm All funds raised go directly towards Community Classrooms Volunteer trip to Siaya Kenya in May, 2013. Here, it is our hope to further establish and strengthen a connection with the village of Siaya. This will include, Volunteer work in the School, Building sustainable cooking and waste disposal units, Donating cordless sewing machines, sewing patterns, school materials, children toys, building materials and solar panels.
Most importantly, we plan on sharing our modern knowledge of agriculture, permaculture, solar, medicine and much more, whilst learning of their culture and basic togetherness. This is not a night to be missed!
Afro Roots Dance Party - Africa Fundraiser
17th of February 2013
Doors/raffle from 6.30pm
For further information please contact 04 5999 5906
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