The African Intelligence performs a percussive blend of jazz, funk and soul music. Featuring a 10-piece ensemble led by Senegalese singer and dancer Lamine Sonko, The African Intelligence shares a musical report from the roots of afrobeat, reggae and salsa.
From funky baselines and swift guitar riffs to the smooth groove of a message with meaning, here is a band that has it all. With an energetic and colourful line up of Australia’s finest world musicians, this band charms and engages its audiences from start to finish with their own fusion of contemporary and traditional African rhythms.
Hawthorn Arts Centre will come alive with a performance that is exhilarating, infectious and dares you to dance.
Duration: 1 hour 40 minutes. There will be an interval and bar/refreshments will be available for purchase.