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B Scene: Afrobeats Live Music

  • Blanton Museum of Art
  • 200 E Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
  • Austin, TX 78712
  • October 26, 2018
  • Phone: (512) 471-5482
  • Time: 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: $15 (adults & children)/ FREE for Blanton Members.

Wear your most dazzling outfits and get your dancing feet ready for the hottest fall party at the Blanton, brought to you in partnership with Club Bantu – Austin,TX! On Friday, October 26 we’ll be celebrating the creativity at the heart of our new exhibition Making Africa: A Continent of Contemporary Design. Join us for an evening of rhythmic music, tasty bites & beverages, and more — all inspired by the bold, creative minds of Africa’s leading artists and innovators.

MUSIC: In collaboration with Club Bantu – Austin,TX, you’ll be dancing the night away thanks to this talented selection of artists and performers.
-Selecta Rah (Afrobeats DJ) + DJ TaZ (Emcee)
–Emman LeGrand & @The African Rhythmix Band (Houston based Cameroonian Band)
–Chris Akinyemi (New York based Nigerian Afrobeats Artist)
-ICE Bio (Austin based Ghanaian Afrobeats Artist)
–Mélat (Austin-born RnB musician/singer)
–Abu Sylla (Austin based Guinean Percussionist)
–Troupe Abizihirwa (Austin based Rwandan Dance Performance Group)

TRUNK SHOW: We’ll be showcasing the work of two local designers; Fresh2Life and Toyosi Shusi. You can purchase items from their clothing range on the night and in our Museum Shop throughout the duration of the Making Africa exhibition.

FOOD & DRINK: Your favorite bartenders from The North Door will be there to wet your whistle. African street foods that will be available for purchase.

MEMBER LOUNGE: Blanton Museum members get free admission and exclusive access to our relaxing member lounge, including a private bar and a complimentary snacks.

TICKETS: $15 (adults & children)/ FREE for Blanton Members.

B Scene: Afrobeats