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The Dogon Lights (The Bay Area's Legendary Psychedelic Afro-Fusion Band)

La Peña

Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 8:00 PM (PDT)

The Dogon Lights (The Bay Area's Legendary Psychedelic...

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1729550 Tickets: $12 adv., $15 dr. The Dogon Lights, pronounced "Doe-Gone", is an Afro-galactic groove machine from the Bay Area. The Dogon Lights create an infectious and energetic dance atmosphere that takes the listener straight to the stars. The Dogon Lights use traditional skin and wood instruments, blended with electro hip hop beats and Jimi Hendrix inspired guitar. The Dogon Lights combine a blend of styles that is fresh and instantly recognizable. The Dogon Lights utilizes a unique blend of instruments such as the Sintir and Guimbri from Morocco, the Kamale Ngoni, (similar to the Kora) from Mali and Burkina Faso, Calabash and Djembe of West Africa, with Electric Bass, Guitar, Synthesizer, Drums, Sax and Flute. The word, "Dogon" comes from the Dogon people of Mali. The Dogon Lights have opened up for grammy winning artists Tinariwen from Mali as well as Bombino from Niger.
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La Pena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705

Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 8:00 PM (PDT)


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La Peña

La Peña is a community cultural center with a national reputation and a global vision that promotes peace, social justice and cultural understanding through the arts, education and social action.

As a welcoming gathering place, La Peña provides opportunities for artists to share diverse cultural traditions, to create and perform their work, and to support and interface with diverse social movements.

Annually, La Peña presents over 200 events with emerging and established artists; organizes an arts education program; produces new works by local artists, presents internationally and nationally renowned artists, and houses a Latin American cafe which complements the organization's mission.

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