Nurturing The Artists

It is a difficult and arduous task to practice music and try to make a living in today’s economy.

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Nurturing The Audience

Summer months are the busiest ones for performers of African music especially in Toronto

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Nurturing The Community

Some musicians hail from well established communities (early African immigrants such as Ghanaians, Nigerians, South Africans);

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Sounds of Saba


Batuki Music Society presents the Sounds of Saba featuring Fantahun Shewankochew with guest Netsanet Mellesse at the Alliance Francaise de Toronto Theatre on Saturday March 7th, 2015 at 8:00 pm. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Tickets $20 advance / $25 at the door Fantahun Shewankochew is Toronto-based musician who is an acoustic krar player […]

Spiritual Songs of Sub-Saharan Africa


Batuki Music Society Presents: Spiritual Songs of Sub-Saharan Africa. Batuki Music Society presents a special concert for Black History Month featuring traditional African music rooted in spiritualism, on Saturday February 14th, 2015 at the Alliance Francaise de Toronto Theatre, 24 Spadina Road, one block north of Bloor Street West at 8:00 p.m. This concert will […]

Songs Of My Mother


Batuki Music Society presentsSongs Of My Mother A Celebration of African Women Saturday, December 7, 2013 Daniels Spectrum Ada Slaight Hall 585 Dundas St. East, Toronto entry 8:00 PM | show 9:00 PM $15 advance | $20 at the doorTickets available online and at these locations: African Drums & Art Crafts 618 Dundas St. W […]

Habari Africa Festival

Habari Africa Festival

BROWSE EVENTS (click for daily listings) It’s impossible to define what exactly is African culture, music, food, film, fashion and art. Join us for a weekend of exploration and engagement with the art, sounds and tastes of Africa. GETTING HERE  (click for Harbourfront Centre Visitor Info) FREE   * some exceptions apply < short url >

Xmas 2013


Happy Holidays to all! We look forward to your continuing support in the New Year. (click on image ^ to view larger)

Exploring Manhood


Saturday, OCTOBER 5, 2013 1:30 to 3:30 PM FREE Trinity-St Paul’s United Church THE CHAPEL 427 Bloor Street West Batuki Music Society proudly presents A reading of new works by playwright Kwame Stephens EXPLORING MANHOOD The reading… What is manhood all about? Does it have to do with a physical state of being or behaviour? […]

Okavango African Orchestra @ Harbourf...


top-bottom, left-right: Sadio Sissokho, Daniel Nebiat, Donné Roberts, Nuudi Kooshin Tich Maredza, Ebenezer Agyekum, Kofi Ackah, Nicolas Simbananiye, (absent, Aron Nitunga) OKAVANGO AFRICAN ORCHESTRA 12 instruments, 10 languages, 7 countries… one hot & spicy concert at Harbourfront Centre, Hot & Spicy Food Festival – FREE Sunday, September 1, 2013 – 9:30 PM  Westjet Stage 235 […]

Jewel Ackah / Adam Solomon Trio


Batuki Music Society presentsa Back-To-School Special Double Bill Highlife legend JEWEL ACKAH “The Professor” ADAM SOLOMON TRIO Thursday, AUGUST 29, 2013 entry 7:00 PM | show 8:30 PMonline ADV $10 | door $15  Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas St W, Toronto reserve for dinner to guarantee seating * * Please note: a dinner reservation does not […]

Tal National


Small World Music Society presents, in association with Batuki Music Societythe 12th Annual Small World Music Festival opening party! from Niger, the Toronto debut of TAL NATIONAL Thursday, 26 September 2013 entry 8:30 PM | show 9:00 PMADVANCE $15 | door $20  Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas St W, Toronto reserve for dinner to guarantee seating […]

Okavango African Orchestra @ Afrofest


(click on image to enlarge) l-r: Ebenezer Agyekum, Kofi Ackah, Aron Nitunga, Tich Maredza, Sadio Sissokho, Donné Roberts, Nicolas Simbananiye seated: Daniel Nebiat, Nuudi Kooshin  OKAVANGO AFRICAN ORCHESTRA 12 instruments, 10 languages, 7 countries… one free outdoor concert at the 25TH ANNUAL AFROFEST 2013 Sunday, JULY 7, 2013 – 3:30 PM  Woodbine Park: Lakeshore Blvd […]



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