Speakeasy | Doors 7 | Show 8 | $10 adv / $12 door
Join James Street in welcoming a legend of Ghanaian Highlife music to Pittsburgh as Lucas Ashby (Big Mean Sound Machine) kicks off a series of world music concerts in his hometown! Osei Korankye is one of the last remaining masters of the Akan harp called Seperewa, which is a relative of the famed Kora and the backbone of traditional Highlife music.
Joining Osei on stage will be:
Lucas Ashby (Big Mean Sound Machine)- Drums & Percussion
Angelo Peters (Big Mean Sound Machine)- Bass
Colter Harper- Baritone Guitar
Check out Osei’s most recent album, recorded in Accra in 2014: