- Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 (pictured above), Fela's old band and still the baddest Afrobeat ensemble on the planet, stop in at the Howard Theatre in DC on Wednesday June 11
- Black Masala, a gypsy brass band from DC, performs live on Global A Go-Go on Friday June 20, then plays later that night at Balliceaux
- The Ethiopian music event of the year: Debo Band and DC's own Feedel Band at Artisphere in Arlington on Friday June 27; then Debo Band comes to Richmond's Broadberry on the following night, Saturday June 28
- The record release party for Bio Ritmo's brand-new album Puerta Del Sur happens Sunday June 29 at the Broadberry
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