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Afro Moses Ojah - The Spirit of Nelson Mandela

The Rhythm Hut

Afro Moses Ojah - The Spirit of Nelson Mandela

6:30pm, Sat 8 June, 2019

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Afro Moses presents 'The Spirit of Nelson Mandela' featuring a 9 piece all star band!

The Spirit of Nelson Mandela

Afro Moses is a multi-award winning, international artist, who was a teenage star in his native country of Ghana, West Africa. He was noticed by one of Bob Marley's tour managers and taken to Europe. From there he started to tour the world, including a few guest shows with the Wailers. Afro Moses is a singer, multi-instrumentalist and composer. Despite having his own original music, it's essential for Moses to pay tribute to one of his greatest idols, reggae legend, Bob Marley. Expect a colourful, high energy performance wit his band and his dancers "Afrodisiaq", a lot of dancing and a chance to sing along....how ever, also be prepared for an Afro Moses flavour....afro beats, funk, raga and percussion.

A vibrant, high-energy stage showman. Don't miss Afro Moses and his band " AFRO / REGGAE SPIRIT". The dynamic dreadlocked showman is back again from Africa to blow you away with his unique blend of Afro-fusion - Reggae, afro percussion and lots more. Afro is an incredible artist from Africa talented in writing and performing. He has graced the stage with verse artist which includes," The wailers, Michael Franti, Australian Chamber Orchestra, various choirs, music for Aussie, International films and much more". Be prepared to dance, jump, sing along to these infecious grooves. He is also here in Sydney to perform at the Babies proms "afro beats Show" in Opera house, You can also check him on :

www.youtube.com/afromoses1

Afro Moses is a singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and teacher with a magnetic personality who has enchanted people with his high energy music, powerful messages, showmanship and colourful stage shows around the world. A tasty blend of Afrobeats, reggae, funk, jazz, raga, salsa, percussion, traditional vocals and much more. Using traditional african instruments (eg. the kora, mbira, gonde, talking drum, balafon etc - Afro can play 14 in total) and blending them with modern grooves and technology to create a fusion of hot rhythms that no one can resist dancing too! Every audience is invited to interact with the band from vocals to dance moves and hand percussion instruments which creates an amazing party atmosphere. The stage shows guarantee to uplift, transport, inspire and move all involved. Dance, jump, sweat and shout! Afro Moses became a teenage star in Ghana and was soon producing number one songs and was the first young performer featured on the national news. He was given the nickname "The African James Brown" for his funky music and dance style that was popular at the time. Soon after, Afro Moses was noticed by one of Bob Marley's tour Managers and taken to Europe.

The same man who took Youssou N'Dour out of Senegal. In Denmark, he immediately made his mark taking out several awards such as Best Album, Best Song and Best Live Act. From there, he took his all Danish band "Moses O'Jah" and toured the world, including some of Europes biggest music festivals.. Afro Moses has shared the stage with numerous iconic artists such as Miriam Makeba, Salif Keita, Ziggy and Rita Marley, The Wailers and many more. In Denmark, Afro Moses was also involved with the National Theatre Company, teaching in schools and universities and performing with several bands and orchestras. Afro first visited Australia at the end of 1998. His tour, which consisted of his band coming directly from Ghana, was sponsored by Triple J and was the biggest tour of any African performer in Australia. The band were featured on ABC TV - Studio 22, Recovery, The 10.30 slot, as well as The Morning Show with Bert Newton and numerous radio stations across the country. Next, the band were invited back to perform as part of the 2000 Olympic Games, where they performed at some athletes welcoming parties, and as part of the closing ceremony celebrations at Darling Harbour which attracted around 20,000 people. Afro Moses has continued to visit Australia more and more over the last eight years due to his popularity and offers of performances, teaching and projects. Some of these things include...


#Africanmusic #Dancingmusic #Happymusic
#Afrobeat #Salsa #Iyanya #SoulofSydney #Gigguide #Sydney


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZwKmrFJhMsQ&feature=youtu.be

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Delicious home style cooked dinners and desserts are available for purchase. The Rhythm Hut is fully licensed with assorted beers, wines and ciders, including locally made Six String Brewing Company and Murray's Craft Brewing Co beers and a range of non alcoholic drinks including locally made Kombucha Zest. Under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

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WHAT: Afro Moses - Spirit of Nelson Mandela
WHEN: 8 June 2019 - Door open 6:30
WHERE: The Rhythm Hut - 135 Faunce St Gosford
TICKETS: $18 + bf pre sale / $22 door (if available). Kids 12 & under FREE (must be booked)
MORE INFO: music@therhythmhut.com.au

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