Toubab Krewe Tour

Jam-meets-African-beat band Toubab Krewe have just announced plans for their latest tour. Called “Birds Fly South” and following a five-night New Year’s Eve run in Denver, the band will travel down the North American East Coast in late January and early February. They’re starting in New York City at Merkin Concert Hall on January 30, where they’ll be live-scoring the classic 1930s Japanese silent film I Was Born, But…. After New York, Toubab Krewe will continue through Boston, MA; Burlington, VT; Northampton, VT; Baltimore, MD; Atlanta, GA; Tallahassee, FL, and more, with a final show in Jacksonville, FL, on February 23. Tickets for these shows are on sale now.

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Toubab Krewe is known for fusing American instrumental tunes with the music and instruments of Mali, including the kora (a 21-string harp-lute), soku (horsehair fiddle), African percussion, and more. They were founded in Asheville, NC, in 2005, releasing their self-titled debut album the same year. Their second album, TK2, was released in 2010 on the Nat Geo Music label. Toubab Krewe also frequently travels to West Africa to collaborate with local musicians. Their touring around the US is also extensive, having played festivals such as Bonnaroo, MerleFest, MagnoliaFest, and the Rothbury Music Festival.

Toubab Krewe Concerts

Date City State Venue
1/30 New York NY Merkin Concert Hall
1/31 Boston MA Church
2/1 Burlington VT Nectar’s
2/6 Northampton MA Pearl St
2/7 Baltimore MD The 8×10
2/8 Washington DC The Hamilton
2/12 Raleigh NC Southland Ballroom
2/13 Richmond VA Canal Club
2/14 Atlanta GA Terminal West
2/15 Charleston SC The Pour House
2/19 Tallahassee FL Sidebar
2/20 Gainesville FL High Dive
2/21 Virginia Key FL Grassroots Festival
2/22 Tampa FL Crowbar
2/23 Jacksonville FL Freebird Live

Toubab Krewe Tickets

Date
Event
Tickets
Terra Alta, WV

Toubab Krewe Videos

“Hang Ten”

“Fire”

“Carnivalito”