Start: Saturday, September 3, 2022 6:00PM
End: Saturday, September 3, 2022 10:00PM
Diaspora Showcase Africa, "Koras and Guitars", directed and produced by Kwevi Quaye features an all-star cast of fashion designers, musical acts, dance performances and culinary art. Starting with award-winning and VOGUE featured designers: Ghanaian designer Kwame Koranteng and Surinamese designer Elsa Hardjopawiro, who are fresh from presenting at the Spring London Fashion Week and Milan Fashion Week. These designers will be joined by veteran designers Moshood and Maria K Adeeko, both from Nigeria.
The music headliners include Karamo Susso, a Malian kora instrumentalist and Jason Tamba, a Congolese guitarist who has performed over 200 concerts with many notable artists, including Bono, Papa Wemba, Ziggy Marley, Peter Gabriel and more. The duo are joined by guitarist Fernando Perdomo, from the movie "Echo In The Canyon", and drummer Carlos Solozano.
A delicious African cuisine from Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, Nigeria, Benin and Kenya will be served at the show. An After Party at Savoy Opera House will end the evening
General Admission: USD 69.00