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Davy Sicard concert.

10 Oct 2007. The young singer-songwriter from Reunion Island Davy Sicard performs live at the Alliance Ethio-Fran
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Jonny Ragga meets Marlon Asher.

22 April 2007. Jonny Ragga from Ethiopia and Marion Asher from Trinidad and Tobago perform together in Addis Ababa as part of an Ethiopian tour. 16.00 (doors open at 14.00). Tickets cost Birr 50 if pu...
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Electronic music at the Alliance Francaise.

9 Dec 2006. Electronic musicians DJ Oil and Jeff Sharel from France perform a mixture of jazz, electro, funk, Afrobeat and other sounds during the Ethiopian leg of their current world tour. The perfor...
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Benefit concert for flood victims.

27 Nov 2006. The internationally acclaimed Cape Verdian band Oriazul performs in a charity concert at the National Theatre to raise money for the victims of recent heavy flooding in East Africa. An es...
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Rising Squad in concert.

21 Oct 2006. Up and coming Ethiopian rap and hip-hop band Rising Squad perform at the Alliance Ethio-Franaise. The group sings in four languages: Amharic, French, Orominya and English. Tickets 20 birr...
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New Ethiopian world sound.

27 Oct 2006. Dutch saxophonist Olaf Boelsen has gathered some of the best musicians in Ethiopia to perform in a concert of traditional and modern Ethiopian and world sound. The line-up includes Abagaz...
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Jazz at the Sheraton.

6 Sept 2006. JazzPlus at the Gaslight enters its second year with a performance of live music arranged by Ethiopian keyboard player and music director Abegaz Shiota. JazzPlus at the Gaslight is a prog...
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Ethiopian New Year.

10-11 Sept 2006. The Ethiopian New Year or Enkutatash, meaning the gift of jewels, falls on 11 September, marking a new season and a new start: by mid-September the seasonal rains which this year hav...
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Jazz in Addis Ababa.

17-24 June 2006. Grassella Luigi (vocals), Tewabe Tadesse (mazinko), Julien Roux (guitar), Seblu Seba (keyboards), Alex Cohen (bass) and Leyikun Zewdu (drums) give two evening jazz performances at the...
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Concert for street children.

6 Oct 2006. German singer Cita and guitarist Joerg perform in Addis Ababa as part of a one-month tour of Ethiopia with top Ethiopian composer and vocalist Michael Belayneh and arranger Elias Melka. Pr...
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Bob Marley memorial night.

13 May 2006. Reggae night marking the 25th anniversary of the death of the Jamaican reggae legend Bob Marley who, as a Rastafarian, considered Ethiopia to be his spiritual home. The evening includes c...
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Belmondo Quintet.

27 April 2006. Brothers Stephane (trumpet) and Lionel (saxophone), Laurent Fickelson (piano), Paul Imm (bass) and Laurent Robin (drums) from France give a jazz concert at the Hilton Hotel. 18.30. Entr...
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Music Week.

24-28 April 2006. Pianist Giovanni Velluti plays music by Chopin, Scarlatti, Schubert, Tausig, Grieg and Liszt-Gounod on 24 April (repeated at the Yared School of Music in Addis Ababa on 25 April). Ro...
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Mathieu Boogaerts in concert.

15 April 2006. Young French musician Mathieu Boogaerts performs in concert at the Lycee Gebre Mariam in Addis Ababa as part of an international tour. Born in Fontenay sous Bois near Paris in 1970, Boo...
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Korean beats at the National Theatre.

31 March 2006. The six-member Dulsori percussion group from South Korea is at the National Theatre for an evening of traditional Korean music organised by the Ethiopian ministry of culture and tourism...
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Jazz cabaret evening.

31 March 2006. Girum Mezmour (guitar), Beale Merawi (bass) and Olaf Boelsen (saxophone) perform in a jazz cabaret evening at the Alliance thio-franaise. Mezmour is considered one of the best guitarist...
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Rex Omar in concert.

17 March 2006. Ghanaian Afro-pop and jazz musician Rex Omar is in the Ethiopian capital as part of an international tour. Born in Kumasi in the central Ashanti region and winner of the Ghana Music Awa...
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Concert by Vieux Farka Touré

29 Jan. This concert is part of the Panafrican Tour by the Malian musician Vieux Farka Touré and his band, who will perform along with some Ethiopian guest artists. Vieux Farka Touré...


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