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#AfroWaveSessions: Spirit Music Night Ft. Shaun Kelly Presents Ori Nugo

Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute

120 East 125th Street

New York, NY 10035

We kick off our August 18th #AfroBembe Festival with another #AfroWaveSessions! For this session, we honor the marriage between West African spirituality and music.

The evening features music by multi-disciplinary artist Shaun Kelly and his band Ori Nugo, who defines his music as “hood spiritual”.

Shaun Kelly is a renowned percussionist, composer, vocalist who has played with musical legends in front of hundreds of thousands of fans around the world. Throughout his 20-plus year career, Shaun--a Flushing, Queens native--immersed himself in all forms of music including Hip-Hop, Jazz, Country, West African/Central African percussion, Pop, and Rock studying music at Harlem School Of The Arts since the tender age of 11. Shaun has played drums and percussion, gracing stages around the world with artists such as Les Nubians, Hassan Hokmoun, Rob Glasper John Legend, Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, Anthony Hamilton, Blitz The Ambassador, Vinx, and The Last Poets.

#AfroWaveSessions is a monthly concert series showcasing the Black cultural evolution with vanguard artists of the Global African Diaspora.


WHEN: Thursday, July 25, 2019

TIME: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

WHERE: Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute | 120 E 125th St, New York, NY 10035

GENERAL ADMISSION: $5.00 - $10.00 | Tickets Here 

* All proceeds go to CCCADI operations


This program is made possible with the generous support of the Andrew Mellon Foundation and additional support from The Ford Foundation, the Hearst Foundations, New York Women's Foundation, New York State Council on the Arts and the New York City Dept. of Cultural Affairs.

Photo Credit: Go Bridge Side Productions

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