This article originally appeared in “The Red and Black.”

For a type of music that originated in Nigeria, Africa, Afro-beat has come a long way to have reached the Chicago, Ill., area. Now the jive is heading south, as the Chicago Afrobeat Project comes back to Athens’ own Georgia Theatre.

Drummer Marshall Greenhouse said the tour would start in Athens due to the good experience they had playing here last summer.

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