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Tonight! Soukous, African Funk Fusion plus our West African House Band Zoumountchi!

November 21, 2015 @ 8:00 pm - November 22, 2015 @ 2:41 pm

8:30pm Continental Drift
10:30pm Emman LeGrande & The African Rhythmix
12am Zoumountchi

Plus celebrate the birthday of Eddie (Chicken Man) (Nov. 21) and Eileen (Elec Bass for Zoumountchi) (Nov. 24) with some peach cobbler…. and…. Ibrahim will be heading home to Africa for 4 months on Dec. 2, so be sure and catch these next 2 performances to enjoy his magical groooves on Kora, guitar and vocals!

Continental Drift

Birthed straight from the womb of the Almighty Groove,
Continental Drift is here to help usher in a new Pangea of consciousness.

Blending funky, psychedelic African, Latin, and American grooves, we take you on a journey
to a place where place is irrelevant. Come take part in the psychedelic Afro-funk explosion.
Come drift with us.

Emman LeGrande & The African Rhythmix

Born and raised in Kinshasa, DR Congo (Zaire), EMMAN LEGRAND lived in Belgium before coming to the United States. In many ways, EMMAN LEGRAND is a prototype World Beat artist, an heir to a varied culture background and wide ranging musical experience in Africa, Europe, and the United States. He freely combines various musical influences in his music, making him one of the most revolutionary musicians to come out the Ndombolo music scene. EMMAN LEGRAND is intimately involved with the songwriting, arranging, and producing on his recordings. This is in market contrast to the situation of many male vocalists in Africa who are often expected to follow the dictates of an outside producer. As a result, EMMAN LEGRAND is beginning a new revolution as a leading light of Congolese music.

Zoumountchi

Led by Ibrahim Aminou, is the house band for Sahara Lounge’s Saturday Africa Night and takes the stage at midnight and rocks the house until 2am.
West African full band with horn section, kora, guitar, electric bass, drums and vocals!

Doors at 8pm
Free Parking & Free African Buffet

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Start:
November 21, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
End:
November 22, 2015 @ 2:41 pm

Venue

The Sahara Lounge
1413 Webberville Rd
Austin, TX 78721 United States

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