(Chicago) Music is the Weapon: Chicago Afrobeat Project Teams up with Fela Drummer Tony Allen and a Constellation of Chicago MCs and Singers on What Goes Up
“We’re not recording two tracks,” announced legendary drummer Tony Allen. He laid down his sticks on his snare drum. The crew of Chicago Afrobeat Project looked at each other across the studio. What had gone wrong?
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CAbP is pointing the funky ship west this October for a number of dates in California, Washington, Colorado, Nevada, and Nebraska. Our friends Sidewalk Chalk and AM & Shawn Lee will join us on a few dates as well. Full dates below!
THU 10/17 – Lincoln NE // Zoo Bar
FRI 10/18 – Denver CO // Quixote’s True Blue
SAT 10/19 – Boulder, CO // Owsley’s Golden Road
TUE 10/20 – Reno, NV // Jub Jub’s Thirst Parlor
WED 10/21 – Sacramento, CA // The Torch Club w/AM & Shawn Lee
THU 10/22 – San Francisco, CA // The Boom Boom Room
FRI 10/23 – Novato, CA // HopMonk Tavern Novato w/ Sidewalk Chalk
SAT 10/24 – Caspar, CA // Caspar Inn w/ Sidewalk Chalk
WED 10/28 – Portland, OR // Goodfoot Pub & Lounge
THU 10/29 – Twisp, WA // Twisp River Pub
FRI 10/30 – Seattle, WA // The Royal Room
SAT 10/31 – Bend, OR // The Astro Lounge
Fresh off an amazing East Coast run in September, Chicago Afrobeat Project journeys westward to the coast this fall with stops in Denver, Salt Lake, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle and many more funky cities. Some of the highlights will surely be Felabration in Denver, CO on Saturday 10/18 as well as the the Jungle Cross Warehouse party at Deschutes Brewery in Bend, OR on Saturday, November 1, not to mention all of the killer stops in between. Our friends The Earful join for a couple shows in Santa Cruz and Mill Valley, CA, and The Chickens will be opening up in Salt Lake City.
We will see you at da show!
FRI – Oct 17, 2014
Steamboat Springs, CO @ Old Town Pub
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