Cumbancha artist Rocky Dawuni, whose upcoming album Branches of the Same Tree releases worldwide on March 31st, is bringing his unique "Afro-Roots" sound to Austin at the following South By Southwest events: Monday, March 16th.
An acoustic performance and panel discussion at the "Social Good Hub" at SXSW (inside Trinity Hall) organized by the United Nations Foundation and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves at 4pm. Open to all badge holders.
Wednesday, March 18th
An acoustic performance at Flamingo Cantina also featuring Kabaka Pyramid and more from 10:50pm to 11:20pm. Open to all badge holders.
Saturday, March 21st
A full band performance at Quantum Collective Showcase from 4:20pm to 5:05pm on the rooftop of Whole Foods Market in downtown Austin.
Saturday, March 21st.
A full band performance at Rock Paper Scissors showcase from 9pm to 9:40pm with WOMEX and GlobalFest at the Russian House. Open to all badge holders.
Rocky Dawuni Band Performances Sponsored by Whole Planet Foundation, Marley Coffee and Marley Beverage
Rocky Dawuni is an international music star and humanitarian activist who transcends the musical boundaries between Africa, the Caribbean and the U.S. to create an irresistible sound. His music unites generations and cultures with infectious grooves and uplifting messages. You may have already heard the album's first single "African Thriller" and seen its electrifying music video. If not, watch the video here.
Filled with uplifting and irresistible songs, Rocky's sixth album, and first on Cumbancha, blends inspirations from his diverse experiences while expanding on his identity as an artist, a proud son of Africa and as a true world citizen.
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