Mixing West African roots, Gospel harmonies and American Funk, women-led ensemble ADAAWE brews up a contemporary global fusion. Its dynamic members bring diverse percussive and harmonic flavors to the stage, with an intoxicating energy that captivates audiences everywhere. Through their music, they also build community, promote women’s rights and social and environmental justice. ADAAWE has headlined performing arts venues, festivals, colleges and clubs across the U.S. and opened for such artists as Mickey Hart, James Brown and Michael Franti. ADAAWE has supported benefits such as Human Rights Watch with Annette Benning, Roots & Shoots with Jane Goodall and Urban Peace Awards with Harry Belafonte. ADAAWE members were featured with LeAnn Rimes in the opening number of the 2022 Rose Parade and their album Passage is an arresting collection of Afro-fusion, ranging from their trademark vocal percussion and djembe drum rhythms to Afrobeat, Reggae and Soul.
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