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WOOC Benefit with Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars and Vusi Mahlasela

February 18, 2017 @ 7:00 pm 10:00 pm EST

The Egg, in cooperation with The Sanctuary for Independent Media, presents a fundraising concert for radio station WOOC 105.3 FM, a double bill of African music that is sure to lift your spirits and satisfy your soul! This show takes place at The Egg in downtown Albany, one of the Capital Region’s most intimate and comfortable listening environments.

Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars have risen like a phoenix to the world stage mining the riches of Western African folklore, performing uplifting–and very danceable–highlife songs of hope, faith and joy.

Vusi Mahlasela–simply known as ‘The Voice’ in South Africa–is celebrated for his distinct vocal style, fine guitar playing, and his poetic, optimistic songs.

Expect an unforgettable evening of music to benefit the Capital Region’s newest radio station, non-commercial, listener-supported WOOC 105.3 FM (also tune in online at!

3361 6th Ave
Troy, 12180 United States
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