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Ottawa Folklore Centre Afro-Beat Project

Ottawa Folklore Centre Jazz Band Afro-Beat Project at the Mercury Lounge

Friday April 13+14 – head over to the Mercury lounge for a weekend tribute to Fela Kuti, Nigerian musician and activist. Prepare to dance…. a lot! Saturday features the stylings of the OFC Jazz Band and members of the local drum community performing tunes from the Fela repertoire. Both evenings are fundraisers to support the 3rd Annual Ottawa International Drumming Festival which will be held on August 4th, 2012, on Parliament hill. Tickets are $8 Friday and $10 Sat. The Mercury Lounge, 56 Byward St. Market Square, Ottawa. See you there!

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Kala’s Exotic Mahogany ukulele series are available in blue, green, and magenta. These ukes are made from specially selected wood, cut in a unique fashion which produces a number of distinctive grain patterns with variations that include a curly, flamed, streaked, or spotted appearance. The top, back and sides are made of exotic mahogany wood which is highlighted by a satin finish. Features include black binding on the top and back, a rosewood fingerboard and bridge.

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  • Ottawa Folklore Centre
    1111 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3X4
    613.730-2887 | 1-800-385-FOLK (3655)
    thefolks@ottawafolklore.com

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  • Saturday  9 am to 5:30 pm
  • Sunday  12 pm to 5 pm

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