Kaleta & Super Yamba Band. Photo by Fanny TexierThe Kaleta & Super Yamba Band will take the stage at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at One Longfellow Square, 181 State St. in Portland.
The Brooklyn band is fronted by Afrobeat and Juju veteran Leon Ligan-Majek a.k.a. Kaleta. The singer/guitarist from the West African country of Benin Republic lived his adolescent life in Lagos, Nigeria where Afrobeat was born. Kaleta’s guitar chops earned him decades of touring and recording with Fela Kuti, King Sunny Ade, Lauryn Hill and more.

Tickets cost $25 in advance, or $35 at the door.

For tickets, or more information, visit onelongfellowsquare.com.

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