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Kaleta & Super Yamba Band 

When: Thu., Dec. 13, 7-9 p.m.
Phone: 412-435-1110
Email: rsvp@cityofasylumpittsburgh.org
Price: Free
www.alphabetcity.org/events/kaleta-super-yamba-band
Brooklyn afro-funksters Kaleta & Super Yamba Band are fronted by Afrobeat veteran Leon Ligan-Majek a.k.a. Kaleta. The singer, guitarist and percussionist from the West African country of Benin Republic lived his adolescent life in Lagos, Nigeria where Afrobeat was born. Kaleta performed and toured the world with the gods, Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade, along with Majek Fashek and recently Lauryn Hill. Now based in New York City, Kaleta was overjoyed to find Super Yamba Band and hear their take on the vintage, psychedelic sounds of his native country.
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