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Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band in Concert
October 21, 2022 @ 7:00 pm
Area favorites Chopteeth Afrofunk Big Band will be in concert at the Nancy R. & Norton T. Dodge Performing Arts Center on the campus of St. Mary’s College of Maryland on Friday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m.
Chopteeth is a 12-piece Afrofunk orchestra combining the funkiest, most hip-shakin’ West African and American popular music on the planet. The core of the Chopteeth sound is Afrobeat: a big-band funk invented by Fela Kuti in 1970’s Nigeria. Afrobeat is a spicy stew of modern jazz, Yoruba tribal music and burning, James Brown-inspired rhythms.
Tickets are $12-$25; more information is available at https://inside.smcm.edu/events/2022-10-21/chopteeth-afrofunk-big-band-concert.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. St. Mary’s College, designated the Maryland state honors college in 1992, is ranked as the top public liberal arts college in the U.S. by Money magazine. Approximately 1,600 students attend the college, nestled on the St. Mary’s River inSouthern Maryland.
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