Facebook Live concert with Mwenso & the Shakes

Join us for a Facebook live concert with the exciting and innovative group Mwenso & the Shakes! Michael Mwenso, along with a few of his bandmates, will perform an exclusive set for the online community (the full band will not be present due to social-distancing precautions). The group performed at the Lied Loves Lawrence Festival in 2018, and we are thrilled to share this virtual concert. Get ready for a swingin’ and uplifting event!

Mwenso & the Shakes is a unique troupe of global artists who present music that merges the highest form of entertainment and artistry, while commanding a formidable timeline of jazz and blues expression through African and Afro American music. From Sierra Leone, London, South Africa, Greenwich Village, Madagascar, France, Jamaica and Hawaii, members of the Shakes now call Harlem their home. Taking from the stylings of Fats Waller, Muddy Waters, James Brown and many other American musical legends, Michael Mwenso leads an electrifying show The New York Times calls “intense, prowling, and ebullient.”

Facebook Live Concert

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Event begins at 7:30 pm CDT

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