Archive for January, 2015

Black History Month Concert Series presented by Music Africa & Gladstone Hotel

Feb 07, 2015: Young Stars de Montreal (Congo) Feb 14, 2015: Yinka Farinde (Nigeria) Feb 21, 2015 Amadou Kienou (Burkina Faso) & Katenen Cheka (Mali) 9pm @Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen St. West

Indigenous Music Creators

Sunday, Feb. 1, 2015, 2pm @Array Music, 155 Walnut St. FEATURING: Moe Clark, Craig Commanda, Crystal DJ Kwe Favel, Thomas Fonua, Tammy Fournier, Marc Merilianen, Clarence Michon, Carlos Rivera and Sarah Yankoo.

Afrika Djelly

Friday, Mar. 20, 2015, 8:30pm @Blakbird, 812 Bloor St. West

Toronto Black Film Festival

Feb. 10 – 15, 2015 @ various venues. See

John & Waleed

Feb. 27 & 28, 2015, 8pm From Sudan to Southern Ontario, a journey told through music @The Music Gallery, 197 John St.

Batuki Music Society Presents African Spirituals

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015, 8pm @Alliance Francaise, 24 Spadina Rd. with Evelyn Mukwedeya, Blandine Mbiya, Memory Makudi, Katenen Cheka Dioubate, Ruth Mathiang, Frederica Ackah and more.

Maqamistan – Music without Borders

Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, 7pm Multi-instrumental solos from maqam traditions with Rob Simms @Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham St.

Beit Zatoun’s Annual Open House & Rent Party

March 7, 2015, 6:30pm @Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham St. featuring Maryem Tollar Ensemble, Near East Ensemble & Bellydance Choir Ladies with Roula Said

East Meets West – The Canadian Arabic Ensemble

Saturday, January 31, 2015, 7:30, $20 @Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham St.   with Lamees Audeh(Piano), Wafa Al Zaghal (Qanun), Basel Theodory (Violin), Eddy Suleiman (Violin),Tala Khoury (Viola), Nawras Nader (Oud and Voice),Dina Hesham (Voice), James Freeman (Percussion/Trumpet), Melad Bouchaya (Percussion), Jesse Boxer-Meyrowitz (Double Bass).

Brian Litvin and Jabulani (South African Music)

Friday, Feb. 13, 2015, 7:30pm @Terri O’s Sports Bar & Grill, 185 Danforth Ave.

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