Performance Saturday, February 18, 2017 | 4 PM

Neighborhood Concert: Antibalas

El Museo del Barrio
Brooklyn-based Antibalas’ funky sound is inspired by Fela Kuti’s Nigerian Afrobeat grooves with a healthy dose of American soul music and Latin dance beats. Every Antibalas concert is a spicy mix of funk and jazz, with rhythms propelled by drums, horn, guitar, and bass. With a name derived from the Spanish word meaning “bulletproof,” Antibalas’ “jumpy juju guitar rhythms, spiritual-ancestral Yoruban drum patterns, and emphatic call-and-response choruses” (Los Angeles Times) lift audiences out of their seats.


  • Antibalas
    ** Martin Perna, Saxophone
    ** Morgan Price, Tenor Saxophone
    ** Jordan McLean, Trumpet
    ** Raymond Mason, Trombone
    ** Amayo, Vocals, Percussion, and Vibraphone
    ** Marcus Farrar, Shekere and Vocals
    ** Marcos Garcia, Guitar
    ** Tim Allen, Guitar
    ** Nikhil Yerawadekar, Bass
    ** Will Rast, Keyboard
    ** Reinaldo De Jesus, Congas
    ** Kevin Raczka, Drums

El Museo del Barrio
1230 Fifth Avenue (at 104th Street) | Manhattan
Subway 2 Subway 3 Subway 6 | Bus: M1, M2, M3, M4
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Lead support for Neighborhood Concerts is provided by the Howard Gilman Foundation.
Gilman Foundation
Public support for Neighborhood Concerts is provided by New York City Council Member Helen Rosenthal.

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