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EB & the Gang and Gidi Agbeko & Dekaworwor

EB & the Gang

Who: DiverseArts
What: EB & the Gang and Gidi Agbeko & Dekaworwor
Where: Kenny Dorham's Backyard
               1106 East 11th Street
               Austin Texas 78702

When: Friday, Sept. 2, 2016
               7:30 PM - 12:00AM
Contact Info: 512-538-5657

Come to Kenny Dorham's Backyard on Friday September 2nd to enjoy some great music outdoors! BYOB!

8-9:30 Gidi Agbeko & Dekaworwor
10-11:30 EB & the Gang

*Dekaworwor is a world/afro style music band that was formed in Austin, Texas and is lead by Gidi Agbeko, a man from Ghana west Africa. The music is rich with positive energy, powerful messages, and great melodies.

*EB & the Gang's sound is rich in musical texture and rhythmic groove. Founded by bass player Eileen Bristol, this dynamic 8-piece ensemble energizes their audience with infectious original works as well as jazz funk standards. Covers include songs by Les McCann, Greyboy Allstars, Herbie Hancock, Grant Green, Freddie Hubbard, Idris Muhammad, Eddie Harris and Fela Kuti.

All events are family-friendly. There are 5 food trailers are on site (BYOB!):
1) Colombian
2) African
3) Mediterranean
4) Thai
5) Wild Magnolias Creole Cuisine
This event is BYOB! There is a liquor store across the street plus a Quickie Pickie on the next corner with a cafe and a great take-away snacks and beer selection.

*Kenny Dorham's Backyard was named after a legendary jazz trumpeter who once lived in the East Austin neighbourhood. The 2-acre space is a unique and creative community space managed by Diverse Arts

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 19:30 to Saturday, September 3, 2016 - 01:00

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