[act-ma] 11/12 THIS SAT: Peña Rebelde with featured artist: Bojah! @ e5

alisa alisa.wind at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 18:22:37 PST 2011


*Peña Rebelde presents... Bojah*
*Sharing live music, arte y amor the 2nd Saturday/each month @ e5*

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WHAT:  Peña Rebelde
WHERE: *encuentro 5*
                 33 Harrison Avenue, 5th Floor
                 Boston, MA 02111
                 Close to Downtown Crossing, Chinatown and Boylston T
WHEN:   November 12th, 2011; 7pm Food, 8pm Live Music
ENTRY:   $5 + food, refreshments

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Join the Peña this Saturday with Nkume Bojah Brock in encuentro5's
re-energized space.


*About Bojah*
by Simon Rios, Peñero

Nkume Bojah Brock is the quintessential political troubadour. A steady
fixture of the Boston left movement and musical circles, Bojah will rock
the Peña Rebelde with his uniquely poetic and social creations.

Born in the midwest, Bojah later learned of his Nigerian father, an eminent
journalist in the country at the time of the movement for independence from
Britain. Returning to Nigeria in recent years, he was embraced by his
family and made a chief in his village.

Now Bojah calls Boston his home. His influences include Bob Marley and
blues greats like John Lee Hooker and Jimi Hendrix. But what transpires is
a thick sound of deep distorted guitars and hard-nosed commentary. This is
what comes from Bojah's band, the Insurrection, but comes from the
acoustic Nkume Bojah Brock, we'll have to come out to the Peña Rebelde and
see!

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