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Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor
Phone (415) 345-0900
Price $32.50 - $45.00
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories Rock Jazz

Atomic Bomb! The Music of William Onyeabor

Tuesday, May 6 8:00p
The Warfield San Francisco, CA

with David Byrne, Alexis Taylor, Pat Mahoney, Kele Okereke, The Lijadu Sisters, Joshua Redman, Money Mark, Sinkane, and More!
Doors at 7:00pm

Little is known about William Onyeabor, and that's the way he likes it.

Sure, you might hear something about him if you go to Enugu, a rural and isolated town in Eastern Nigeria, where he lives in a hidden palace in the woods. As a crowned High Chief of his Igbo village, he is arbiter of his community. He also rejoices in expanding Nigeria's energetic Christian
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Performers at this Event
The Lijadu Sisters
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One of the more popular acts in the Nigerian music scene of the 1970s, the Lijadu Sisters produced a handful of albums showcasing their tight harmonies and inventive incorporation of synthesizers and modern pop forms into funky Afro-beat grooves....
David Byrne
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Although best known for his groundbreaking tenure fronting the new wave group Talking Heads, David Byrne also received acclaim for his adventurous solo career, encroaching upon such diverse media as world music, filmmaking, and performance art in the process....
Joshua Redman
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The son of influential jazz saxophonist Dewey Redman, saxophonist Joshua Redman is a versatile talent whose skills in bop and post-bop jazz owe a debt to his father and his upbringing in a musical environment....
Money Mark
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First known as a key collaborator of the Beastie Boys, Money Mark has since become a respected keyboardist and producer. ~ Rovi
Pat Mahoney
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Pat Mahoney was brought up on an intriguing diet of folk music and, funnily enough, in the white suburbs of Ithaca, New York, reggae. He developed an insatiable appetite for music and rhythm from the very start....
Alexis Taylor
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Best known as Hot Chip's clear-voiced frontman, Alexis Taylor also pursued a solo career as an introspective singer/songwriter. Taylor's debut, Rubbed Out, arrived in 2008 and found him trading his band's percolating electro-pop for more intimate, often acoustic fare....
Kele Okereke
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Best known as the singer/songwriter/guitarist for Bloc Party, Kele Okereke was born in Liverpool, England to Nigerian parents. His family moved to London and Okereke met future Bloc Party guitarist Russell Lissack while still in high school....
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Sinkane is an alias of Ahmed Gallab, a solo recording artist from Columbus, Ohio, who sings and plays numerous instruments (drums, bass, guitar, keyboards, et al.). His percussion-heavy style of music draws from a wide range of influences, most noticeably free jazz (e....
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The Warfield
982 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 345-0900
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