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Naomi Wachira: Afro-Folk
June 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm| $20 - $25
Kenyan singer-songwriter/guitarist Naomi Wachira comes to the Red Poppy from her home in Seattle for an evening of folk music influenced by gospel, the music of Tracy Chapman and Miriam Makeba, and a desire to create music that is poignant, hopeful, and life-giving. Expect brand-new songs from her latest release, Song of Lament.
Naomi Wachira – vocals, acoustic guitar
Since her arrival on the Northwest music scene, Naomi Wachira has received numerous accolades, including being named “Best Folk Artist” by Seattle Weekly. She has released three recordings to date: African Girl (2012), Naomi Wachira (2014), and I am Because You Are (2015). Her fourth album, Song of Lament, is scheduled for release in June 2017.
Time: Doors 6:30PM / Show 7:00PM
Admission: $20-25 sliding scale
Tickets will not be sold in advance for this event – please arrive at the Red Poppy when doors open to purchase tickets. All ages are welcome.