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Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars

April 17, 2015 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$17 - $20

From their humble beginnings in West African refugee camps Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have performed on some of the world’s most prestigious stages and matured into one of Africa’s top touring and recording bands.

In Freetown in the tin-roofed shacks of Freetown’s ghettos that Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars recorded the tracks for Living Like a Refugee that ended up, along with unplugged recordings made in the refugee camps, being the basis for their debut album, Living Like a Refugee, which was released on the label Anti in 2006. The resulting film that documented this moving saga, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars, was a critical success, and introduced the world to the personalities and dramatic stories behind the band, not to mention their instantly appealing music.

Details

Date:
April 17, 2015
Time:
9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cost:
$17 - $20
Event Category:

Venue

Martyrs'
3855 N Lincoln Avenue
Chicago , IL United States

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