August 5th, 6th, AND 7th Bay Area Massive!
Music Of Northern Africa with MC Rai and Jef Stott.
Vocalist MC RAI and producer Jef Stott will bring the sound of the Magreb to the Bay Area for a weekend of shows August 5th, 6th and 7th. MC RaiÂ’s brand new CD Â“RAIVOLUTIONÂ” will be available at all shows!
Friday August 5th Red Poppy Art House
2698 Folsom St
An evening of traditional and comtemporary music from the Northern Saharah and the Mediteranean. The performance will be a fusion of Rai music, dj culture and sufi rhythms of the desert. The Red Poppy art house will be transformed into a verdant oasis of sound as the chill beats and hypnotic music fill the night air. Featuring Suzie Goldenstein on percussion.
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for info
Saturday August 6th
Van Kleefs in Oakland
Too Hip to Handle: Belly Dance Shakes Cafe Van Kleef
Cafe Van Kleef
1621 Telegraph Ave @ 17th in Oakland
Saturday, August 6th @ 8:30 pm
Cover Charge: $9
Belly dance isn’t just for restaurants anymore. Kristina is returning to Oakland’s hippest jazz bar, Cafe Van Kleef, with music by producer Jef Stott on oud and laptop, Scott Sterling on dumbek drum, and vocals from Tunisian singer MC Rai. Their marriage of classic Middle Eastern music and dance with modern sound and movement appeals to venues and audiences not normally drawn to belly dance.
Too Hip to Handle in Wine Country: Belly Dance Goes North
22900 Broadway in Sonoma
Sunday, August 8 @ 4pm
Escape from the city for a fine afternoon of fine wine, delicious food, and dance and music from the hottest in Borderless Music from the same talented folks who brought belly dance to Caf? Van Kleef. Kristina, Jef, Scott, MC Rai, and company will be performing their much-lauded set of energetic, original modern Middle Eastern world music for the Sunday afternoon patrons of this extremely popular North Bay hangout. Come enjoy the sun and party wine country style.
For directions and reservations call 510-366-4144.
For more info go to www.thenekyia.org/