Fela Kuti News

Also Credited As: Fela Anikulapo Kuti
 
Date Of Birth:
October 15, 1938
Date Of Death:
August 02, 1997 (58)
Birth Place:
Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Gender: Male
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Fela Kuti News

Date of Birth: October 15, 1938
Date of Death: August 02, 1997 (58)
Birth Place: Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria
Gender: Male
National Theatre to Take Over River Stage for Bank Holiday WeekendNational Theatre to Take Over River Stage for Bank Holiday Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

This weekend The River Stage Festival comes to an end with a jam-packed bank holiday weekend of music, performance and workshops from the National Theatre all completely FREE. (more...)

Wyclef Jean Releases Video for What Happened To Love TodayWyclef Jean Releases Video for What Happened To Love Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Wyclef Jean has released the video for his song “What Happened To Love” today via Uproxx. The song appears on his forthcoming album Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee, out September 15 (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

The Sydney Fringe Festival has revealed its full 2017 program, opening ticket sales for more than 300 productions presented from 1 - 30 September at 42 partner venues across inner Sydney. (more...)

Lincoln Center Out of Doors' Celebrates Traditional Eastern European & Central Asian FolkLincoln Center Out of Doors' Celebrates Traditional Eastern European & Central Asian Folk
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Lincoln Center Out of Doors, one of the country's longest-running free outdoor summer festivals, opens this year on July 26 and runs through August 13. The 47th edition of the popular festival will fill the Lincoln Center campus with a diverse range of music, dance, spoken word, and family events, featuring dozens of artists from across the city, country, and world-all completely free and open to the public. (more...)

Blair Brown, Tedra Millan and More to Lead Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD at the Atlantic; Cast Complete!Blair Brown, Tedra Millan and More to Lead Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD at the Atlantic; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody). (more...)

World Music Institute Announces 2017-18 Season of Music and DanceWorld Music Institute Announces 2017-18 Season of Music and Dance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Building off the momentum of WORLD MUSIC INSTITUTE's acclaimed 2016-17 season, which boasted a record number of sold-out shows, WMI announces an ever-expansive 2017-18 program: over 40 performances by remarkable talents from 28 countries across six continents. The New York Times reports on the new season here. (more...)

Lafa Taylor & Aabo Share One-Shot Video w/ NoiseyLafa Taylor & Aabo Share One-Shot Video w/ Noisey
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

California-based powerhouse duo Lafa Taylor & Aabo will release their collaborative album FEEL next Friday, July 21st on Mixto Records. (more...)

Wyclef Jean Launches #FelaFootwork Campaign TodayWyclef Jean Launches #FelaFootwork Campaign Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

To celebrate the release of his new track “Fela Kuti, ” Wyclef Jean has launched a dance challenge with his song “Fela Kuti” today (now #FelaFriday) to run thru July 21st where he has challenged his fans and his fellow artist friends to show him their '#FelaFootwork'. (more...)

Sydney Fringe Festival  Announces Program Highlights and 2017 AmbassadorsSydney Fringe Festival Announces Program Highlights and 2017 Ambassadors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Sydney Fringe Festival - New South Wales' largest independent arts festival - today announced its 2017 Festival Ambassadors and the next wave of program highlights set to enliven inner Sydney from 1- 30 September 2017. For the first time in 2017, Fringe will be presenting a new Festival Hub, a 7000m2 warehouse at Sydney Park in Alexandria, transformed into multiple performance and exhibition spaces. During Sydney Fringe Festival, the hub will be home to immersive light, art and theatre experiences, music and theatre performances, a 200-seat vegan feast, a masquerade ball and numerous installations. (more...)

Wyclef Jean Announces New Album Carnival III + Releases Two New TracksWyclef Jean Announces New Album Carnival III + Releases Two New Tracks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Wyclef Jean has announced the release of his first full-length album in eight years, Carnival III: The Fall and Rise of a Refugee, out September 15 via Legacy Recordings. (more...)

River Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up AnnouncedRiver Stage Festival Returns to London's South Bank; Full Line Up Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Five free weekends of the best and brightest entertainment from some of the UK's leading arts and culture organisations will once again arrive at London's South Bank this summer; The Glory, HOME, Manchester, WOMAD, Rambert and the National Theatre each 'take over' the River Stage for a weekend throughout July and August. (more...)

Lafa Taylor & Aabo Share 'Already Found' w/ CLASHLafa Taylor & Aabo Share 'Already Found' w/ CLASH
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

California-based powerhouse duo Lafa Taylor & Aabo are preparing to release their debut collaborative LP FEEL on July 21st via Mixto Records. (more...)

Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2017, 7/26-8/13Lincoln Center Announces OUT OF DOORS 2017, 7/26-8/13
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Concerts including Angelique Kidjo's Remain in Light, Rumer with special guest Dionne Warwick, Nick Lowe's Quality Rock 'n' Roll Revue starring Los Straitjackets, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson's Suite for Ma Dukes, Natalia Lafourcade, Spanish Harlem Orchestra, International Contemporary Ensemble in a Tribute to Pauline Oliveros (more...)

Big Mean Sound Machine Releases Fourth Album 'Runnin' For The Ghost'Big Mean Sound Machine Releases Fourth Album 'Runnin' For The Ghost'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

In a time when people need to come together more than ever, Big Mean Sound Machine is spreading positivity through communal dance by creating music that moves people of all ages and backgrounds. (more...)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Release New Album 'So It Is' TodayPreservation Hall Jazz Band Release New Album 'So It Is' Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Preservation Hall Jazz Band have released their latest album So It Is today via Legacy Recordings. (more...)

Lafa Taylor & Abbo Share 'Falling' feat. Goapele w/ BillboardLafa Taylor & Abbo Share 'Falling' feat. Goapele w/ Billboard
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

California-based powerhouse duo Lafa Taylor & Aabo share their track “Falling” feat. Goapele today via Billboard. The song comes off their forthcoming debut album FEEL, a remarkable collaborative project that pairs classic house with the emotive nature of R&B and the soul of hip-hop. (more...)

Big Mean Sound Machine New Album 'Runnin' for the Ghost' Out NowBig Mean Sound Machine New Album 'Runnin' for the Ghost' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

In a time when people need to come together more than ever, Big Mean Sound Machine is spreading positivity through communal dance by creating music that moves people of all ages and backgrounds. (more...)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Invited to Support Beck at Red Rocks + New Video + AlbumPreservation Hall Jazz Band Invited to Support Beck at Red Rocks + New Video + Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Preservation Hall Jazz Band have announced a special performance with Beck at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado on July 11, 2017. Tickets go on sale April 14 and will be available here. (more...)

BWW Review: EXPENSIVE SHIT, Soho TheatreBWW Review: EXPENSIVE SHIT, Soho Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Apr 6, 2017

Written and directed by Adura Onashile, Expensive Shit is not afraid to show an uncomfortable truth. Going back and forth between Lagos in 1994 and Glasgow in 2013, the play revolves around Tolu, a toilet attendant, and her relationship to women and men around her. (more...)

Angelique Kidjo Returns To Carnegie Hall To Debut REMAIN IN LIGHT, 5/5Angelique Kidjo Returns To Carnegie Hall To Debut REMAIN IN LIGHT, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Three-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist Angélique Kidjo returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Friday, May 5, at 8:00 p.m., for the world premiere performance of Remain in Light, her reimagined take on the Talking Heads' iconic album. (more...)

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