July 12th we have the pleasure of playing at the Semana Negra in Gijon! This is a classic festival that has seen the likes of Willie Colon and Los Lobos (two of our favorites!) over the years! For more info, click here.
We are excited to announce that we will be closing out the 2016 Slap Festival, playing Saturday July 9th at 1:30 a.m. after the legendary JB’s, James Brown’s band! More information here.
We are happy to announce the details of our tour through the Midwestern USA, including stops in Chicago, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Cleveland and Champaign! This is gonna be a great time, and we are hoping to get some nice audio recordings and some great video material to share with our fans around the world!
April 16th Alma Afrobeat Ensemble is returning to Madrid, to the famed Tempo Club. It is International Record Store day, and they will be presenting their new album, It’s Time, on LP! Tickets available here.
We will be performing at the wonderful venue La Capsa in El Prat, Barcelona, on March 19th with our good friends Moya Kalongo, and special guest Valentina Sousa! It’s gonna be another dancin’, groovin’ night, so come on out! Buy tickets here.
You can check out a live video from our most recent show in Barcelona, presenting our new album “It’s Time”. New tourdates coming soon!!! Click here to go to the video.
Friday December 4th, Alma returns to France, hitting the stage in Bordeaux with their good friends Afro Social Club and Sanou! It’s gonna be a great night filled with Afrobeat and Afro-Mandinga musique! In the M.A.C. du Crous, 9 pm!
We will be presenting our new album, “It’s Time” (available on Itunes here) in Les Enfants (C/Guardia 3, el Raval, Barcelona) on November 28th at 10 pm, for only 8 euros! Come on out and share in the joy, and show everyone that “It’s Time”!
It’s Time is Barcelona based Alma Afrobeat Ensemble’s third album, the second on Slow Walk Music records, and first with the Nigerian singer Joe “Olawale” Psalmist (Lagos, Nigeria) singing in English, Yoruba, and Broken English. It’s Time features songs that hearken back to the origins of Afrobeat; extended, elegant arrangements, socially and politically charged lyrics,…