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Keyim BA featuring Sibo Bangoura

Where
Civic Underground
Civic Underground
Civic Hotel, 388 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
When

Friday 12 February from 9pm to Saturday 13 February 1am

The traditional sounds of West Africa with a modern groove

"Australia has Keyim Ba, a West African band capable of holding its own on the world stage….”

Tony Hillier, The Australian

“Keyim Ba is sensational…an Afro-Australian treasure.”

Lloyd Bradford Syke

Keyim Ba in English means, ‘very beautiful’

The band has enormous energy, giving tradition a modern twist that never fails to fill the dance floor 

This brilliant 8 piece band has an intoxicating upbeat sound that twists influences of reggae, funk & rap into West African grooves

Led by charismatic, Sibo Bangoura from Guinea, Keyim Ba brings together several of Australia’s best West African musicians

Keyimba host an exciting musical journey, celebrating vibrant & colourful culture

A passionate advocate for the music of his homeland, Sibo Bangoura is one of Australia’s leading West African percussionists

Born into a Griot (musicians) family in Conakry, Republic of Guinea, as a child he was surrounded by the traditions and magic of music – by virtue of his talent and dedication to his music, Sibo came to travel the world & make Sydney, Australia his home

  • Keyim Ba

  • Rachel Bangoura, Vocals & Dance

  • Yacou M’Baye, Percussion

  • Tina Harris, Bass Guitar

  • Calvin Welsh, Drums

  • Blair Greenberg, Rhythm Guitar

  • Paula Baxter, Vocals & Dance

  • Johnathon Pease, Lead Guitar

  • Sibo Bangoura, Vocals & Percussion

Early bird tickets $25 online, or $30 at the door

Civic Underground follows all NSW Covid-safe regulations

Contact event organiser

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