Thursday, APRIL 25, 2013 – entry 8 PM, show 9 PM $15 @ door  Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas St W, Toronto reserve for dinner to guarantee seating Karibuni’s wrap-party for the CIUT 89.5FM Spring Membership Drive: FREE with any pledge during the fundraising show, 6 to 8 PM on Sunday,Continue Reading

Batuki Music Society presents a Tribute to the King of Lokembe Achilla Orru Apaa-Idomo Sunday, April 7, 2013 entry 7 PM | show 8 PM Lula Lounge 1585 Dundas St. W, Toronto By donation: $20 suggested minimum All proceeds benefit The Achilla Orru Memorial Fund.   Toronto artists and musiciansContinue Reading

Batuki Music Society presents KAE SUN launching live: Ship and The Globe, the first single off his upcoming album AFRIYIE opening: Ayo Leilani and Jamilah (Pan Fried Afrika) Thursday, March 14, 2013 entry 9 PM | show 10 PM the Rivoli – 334 Queen St. West, Toronto $15 at theContinue Reading

Batuki Music Society presents LORRAINE KLAASEN A Tribute To Miriam Makeba Lorraine Klaasen is one of the few South African artists who have preserved the classic sound of ‘Township music’, which continues to be the most distinctive sound to come out of South Africa. Born and raised in Soweto, SouthContinue Reading

Batuki Music Society presents Alpha Yaya Diallo’s WEST AFRICAN SUMMIT le sommet ouest africain Alpha Yaya Diallo’s West African Summit is a music and dance spectacular featuring an all-star West African band under the artistic direction of award-winning choreographer Alejandro Ronceria. On stage with three-time Juno Award winner Alpha YayaContinue Reading

  Batuki Music Society and Afrique Nouvelle Musique present the legendary Congolese  SOUKOUS GUITAR SUPERSTAR with his amazing musicians and dancers Sunday, July 22, 2012 entry 7:30PM | show 8:30PM only $15 @ door LULA LOUNGE 1585 Dundas St. West | 416.588.0307 a dinner reservation guarantees seating A virtuosic approachContinue Reading

  Batuki Music Society and Cumbancha in association with Lula Lounge present A magical concert experience with a mission: To end illegal logging in the rainforests of Madagascar and to support the Lacey Act in the U.S.  featuring JAOJOBY, RAZIA, CHARLES KELY & SARAMBA    Never before has the amazingContinue Reading

Friday, JULY 6, 2012 | show 8-11 PM $10 @ door | sorry, no advance ticketing: NOW Lounge 189 Church St (at Shuter) please arrive early for dinner seating, open at 7 PM AFRICA UP CLOSE: every FIRST FRIDAY a MONTHLY Series in an intimate setting… DJ APOLLO spinning… RuthContinue Reading

  Assembled by the Batuki Music Society, this unique ensemble, featuring some of the hottest expatriates coming out of Addis Ababa’s nightclub and culture scene, paints a vibrant portrait of Ethiopian musical forms: the monochord music of the ‘Azmaris;’ the pentatonic and varied regional sounds; and the hybrid Ethio-jazz. TheContinue Reading