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21st Annual Afro Roots World Music Festival Celebrates Women in World Music
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM Key West, Florida, United States
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Date: April 18, 2019 to April 20, 2019
Where: Key West, Florida, United States, Key West, Florida, United States
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Concerts & Music, Food & Dining, Festivals & Fair
Ticket Price: N/A
For more than 20 years, the Afro Roots Fest has celebrated the evolution of African culture in our communities. To kick off the festival's third decade, organizers are showcasing some of the premier female artists in world music today. The festival travels down U.S. 1 to Key West for a special celebration of Cuba. On the 18th with Miami Latin-funk band Electric Piquete's debut at The Green Parrot (601 Whitehead Street, Key West, FL 33040) at 9 p.m. On Friday, April 19, a screening of the documentary Eliades Ochoa: from Cuba to the World at The Studios of Key West (533 Eaton Street, Key West, FL 33040) will take place beginning at 6 p.m. Finally, Cuban folk act Cortadito celebrates Cuba with a performance also at TSKW on Saturday, 8 p.m., and then the Spam Allstars perform at the official closing party at the Green Parrot beginning at 10 p.m.