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Mahmoud Ahmed with Hailu Mergia

  • Dates: September 15, 2017
  • Location: The Town Hall
  • Address: 123 West 34th Street, New York, NY 10036
  • Time: 8:00 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Price: $35 - $65
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  • Co-presented by World Music Institute and (le) poisson rouge $35/$45/$55/$65 Pre-performance Q&A with Francis Falceto, musicologist and producer of Éthiopiques compilations, moderated by Banning Eyre of Afropop Worldwide.

    This concert is a rare opportunity to see two of Ethiopia’s legendary musicians perform in one night.

    Over the last twenty years the Éthiopiques compilation series has been instrumental in introducing the legendary artists of Ethiopia to Western audiences. Among the most influential have been Mahmoud Ahmed, Mulatu Astatke, and Hailu Mergia & The Wailas Band.