Abdoulaye Diabate & Banning Eyre to play Afropop benefit in Rhinebeck

(Photo by Hans Reitzema)

(Photo by Hans Reitzema)

Enjoy an evening of music from Mali this Saturday, November 15 from 8 to 11 p.m., as Mali-born musician Abdoulaye Diabate and guitarist/journalist/ethnomusicologist Banning Eyre of the public radio program Afropop Worldwide perform at Bread Alone in Rhinebeck. This event will be co-hosted by Jazzstock and Dan Leader of Bread Alone, and it’s a benefit for Afropop Worldwide and the preservation and development of its archives documenting the Golden Age of modern African music.

Afropop Worldwide explores the world through sound, from the ancient past to the cutting-edge present, combining music, history and culture. The public radio program is available on iTunes and SoundCloud. For more information, go to www.afropop.org.

The Bread Alone café is located at 45 East Market Street in Rhinebeck. Call (845) 876-3108 for more information or visit www.afropop.org. Tickets cost $25, and refreshments from Bread Alone are included in the ticket price. To reserve and/or contribute, go to https://music-from-mali-at-breadalone.eventbrite.com.

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