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Piranha Picks of the Week - Here comes the musical sun!

It might be that winter came back in our city but we are bringing back the sun with some nice and warm suggestions for concerts to attend this week!

Thursday 20 April

Alsarah & the Nubatones were born out of many dinner conversations about Nubian ‘songs of return’, modern migration patterns and the cultural exchanges between Sudan and Egypt. With audiences varying in age and ethnicity, the Nubatones have proven over and over that soul crosses all cultural and linguistic barriers.

Where: YAAM Berlin, An der Schillingbrücke 3, 10243 // When: 19:03
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Friday 21 April

Our Piranha Consult team just came back from Cabo Verde and the successfully produced LusAfro project. We keep on with the LusAfro special vibe by adding in our week YAAM's event: Funana! A night of dance music from Cape Verde, Angola & beyond is definately going to bring some sun in our city!

Where: YAAM Berlin, An der Schillingbrücke 3, 10243 // When: 23:00
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Saturday 22 April

MR ZARKO together with his band members from Bulgaria, Romania, Turkey, and Germany performs his own compositions, »songs of laughter, pain, dances and tears«, built on danceable gypsy beats with a psychedelic twist. A unique combination of authentic Balkan brass melodies are with grooves from all over the globe. Bring your dancing shoes and expect the unexpected! Highly recommended.

Where: Studio R, Hinter dem Giesshaus 2, 10117 // When: 20:30
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Tiliboo Afrobeat, the Berlin-based band led by the Senegalese virtuoso Omar Diop is going to share with us their grooves that move effortlessly from afro-cuban salsa to deep Casamance trance rhythms, from Fela-Kuti-style afrobeat to traditional Mandinka griot repertoire. On the decks for the night, Batuque Lowfi.

Where: Ziegrastrasse 11, 12057 // When: 21:30
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Tuesday 25 April

Gisela Joao is an extraordinary Portuguese singer that combines traditional Portuguese music with contemporary, urban sounds in a highly artistic way. On her current tour, she presents her new album 'NUA' in the classic Fado band.

Where: Lido Berlin, Cuvrystrasse 7, 10997 // When: 20:00
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Wednesday 26 April



The Queen of Mbira, Stella Chiweshe, is back again this week for another unique concert. This time, together with Greg Fox, they are going to spread their musical vibes at Musikbrauerei.

Where: Musikbrauerei, Greifswalder Str.23A, 10405 // When: 20:00
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© photo: Stella Chiweshe

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