1040 Mass Moca Way
North Adams
  • All Ages

Date and Time

Set Dates
October 16, 2021
Start: 8:00 pm

Prices

Student
$12
Advance
$16
Day of
22
Preferred
$40

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London-born, Lagos, Nigeria-raised, New York-based composer, bandleader, and bassist Michael Olatuja blends the sounds of these three cities into what he describes as a “cinematic Afrobeat.” One of the most inventive and in-demand bassists on the scene today, Olatuja has worked and recorded with the likes of Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Shakira, and MASS MoCA friend ​​Angelique Kidjo, among others. He’s here with a full band, for a high-energy evening of hard-hitting afrobeat, jazz, and funk.

The full Lagos Pepper Soup band includes Michael Olatuja (bass/composer), Stephanie Alvarenga (voice), Melonie Daniels Walker (voice), Etienne Stadwijk (piano), and Jonathan Barber (drums).

Music From

Musical Style

  • Michael Olatuja
Afrobeat | Jazz

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