African funk dance music featuring
Ousseynou Kouyate from the National Ballet of Senegal

 ~November 23~

8:00pm to 9:30pm

$12 Online / $15 @ Door 

Based in the SF Bay Area, MAKURU is an African music group with roots in the joyful music of Senegal and the bluesy feel of Mali. This dynamic band blends African melodies and rhythms with driving funk beats for an infectious tribal experience of pulsing rhythm & dance that no one can resist. Featured in this group is Ousseynou Kouyate, a former touring singer/dancer with Yousou N Dour.


Ousseynou - Vocals/Dance

Anastasi Mavrides - Guitar

Peter Warren - Drums

Ben Issacs - Talking Drum/Djembe

Lamine Bangoura - Djembe

Jeff Bellsey - Bass