february, 2019

02feb8:00 pm9:30 pmBaraka Band8:00 pm - 9:30 pm Café Paradiso, 101 N Main Street, Fairfield, Iowa

Event Details

Saturday night, Feb 2nd at 8:00pm, Baraka Band comprised of the Kouider brothers, Karen Aoki and friends will perform at Cafe Paradiso.

Younes Kouider studied music with a master of Gnawa music in Algeria. He will be performing on the Gumbri, a traditional African bass instrument that is used for ceremonies and trance. Amine Kouider, a local favorite, has recently released his first music album titled Tchbatch, which is available on iTunes and Spotify. He will be performing on guitar and vocals. Karen Aoki is classically trained flutist who studied with master flutists from Hungary, Japan and the US.

Together the Baraka Band will perform traditional Algerian songs and original pieces from Amine’s album, African medleys, flamenco and Sufi music classics. They will be accompanied by Jimmy Moore on Bass and Opare Agyeman on percussion.

Tickets are $10 in advance (cafeparadiso.net or at Paradiso), $12 at the show.