Beatwave Festival

Thursday 31.5. | 19–02

Rytmiaalto #7: African & Tropical

Thursday 31.5. | 19–02

Beatwave Festival

Rytmiaalto #7: African & Tropical

Summer season's first Beatwave Festival brings you organic sounds. Starting already last day of May, the #7 Rytmiaalto consists of a LIVE set by Meissa Niang & Diambaar band, blending their more traditional Senegalese sounds with mbar club Tropical Malady resident djs Disco Deleuze, Good Blood & Nuu-Ski.

Meissa Niang & Diambaar is founded by Senegalese vocalist and percussionist Meissa Niang. He is very well known musician in Senegal, residing now mostly in Finland or Senegal.

Musicians embraced in the group Diambaar are brought together to create positive vibes through African music. Diambaar means "heroes" is Wolof language and the group plays mostly songs from Meissa large reportory. Meissa Niang has been working with many musicians, including Baobab Orchestra, Hasse Walli, Afrocola, and others. He teaches modern and traditional African dances and also gives lessons on sabar and djembe drumming.

Tropical Malady shakes up the spot with groovy & bouncy music from around the world. From samba and soul to UK funky and afrobeats, and much much more. The club is steered by djs Nuu-Ski, Ddlz and Good Blood.

This event is part of the Beatwave Festival club series

Beatwave, Rytmiaalto, is a summer festival series at mbar for the third summer in a row. Each edition focuses on a particular music genre and offers both emerging and classic line-ups with live and dj sets.

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