“The group’s songs are musical snowballs, opening as minimalist skeletons – a buoyant bass line or a lone, repeated guitar chord – before picking up keyboards and various percussive elements. Gathering momentum, the songs thunder to a hip-shaking climax." - CHICAGO TRIBUNE


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DSC_0104.jpg Snowbird (Photographer: John Collins), 2012
kevin1.jpg From the Road Across the U.S., 2012
artsfest_525 (2).jpg Salt Lake City Arts Festival, 2012


  1. Johnny D's
    Johnny D's: JUST ANNOUNCED & ON SALE NOW! Chicago Afrobeat Project with Tony Allen of Fela Kuti!! FRI 9/12 10:15PM. TIX:... http://t.co/AuxRS6yqTy

  2. SOBs
    SOBs: Just Announced!!! Legendary Fela! musician and Music Director Tony Allen and Chicago Afrobeat Project will be in... http://t.co/xQAJQbgy6s

  3. Radio Nature
    Radio Nature : A l'antenne: Chicago Afrobeat Project - March , , http://t.co/xTkUdYxHqi

  4. The Cabooze
    The Cabooze: Do you want to win tickets to @ChicagoAfrobeat and a signed Tony Allen poster?! Of COURSE YOU DO! http://t.co/xkupRbgnN9

  5. Medford Events
    Medford Events: #Sep12 @ Johnny D's Restaurant & Music ... Chicago Afrobeat Project et al. at Johnny D's Rest... http://t.co/dNpzVxOLE9 #DoMore

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New show announced in Ithaca, NY at The Haunt on September 11, 2014 http://artistdata.com/a/h3fb

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And so it’s official: drummer TONY ALLEN and Chicago Afrobeat Project will reunite for an 8-city tour this summer/fall in the Midwest and East..

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New show announced in Somerville, MA at Johnny D’s on September 12, 2014 http://artistdata.com/a/h2jg

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