Baba BG & Odu Afrobeat Orchestra

Sunday, July 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm$25.00
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Showtimes are at 5:30p & 7:30p for this performance. Doors open at 4pm for dinner. Seating begins at 5pm for “Dinner & a Show”. The second show starts seating at 7pm.

In Yoruba spirituality, an Odù is one of 256 divinatory principals, each associated with a traditional set of verses (or Ese), representing thousands of years of observations and predictions. In the Detroit music scene, Baba Bg & Odu Afrobeat Orchestra comprised of the city’s best musicians, each of different genres, age, race, and background, representing Detroit’s strength in it’s musical diversity, and always delivers nothing short of a spiritual experience with every performance they give.

16 cowries by Baba BG & Odu Afrobeat Orchestra is a lively and energetic song that features vibrant horns, funky guitar riffs, and a driving rhythm section. The vocals are both in English and Yoruba, and the lyrics reflect on the importance of negotiating and reconciling differences in personal relationships. The song also showcases the band’s talent for seamlessly blending traditional Afrobeat with contemporary influences, creating a truly unique and infectious sound. Overall, “16 Cowries” is must-listen for fans of Afrobeat music and anyone looking for a high-energy and uplifting musical experience.

Baba BG is continuing the tradition of Afrobeat by incorporating his own unique style and experiences into the genre. By weaving stories into the music, he is using Afrobeat as a means of communication and expressing his own views and insights about the world, and by pushing the boundaries of the genre and exploring uncharted territories, Baba BG is helping to keep Afrobeat relevant and inspiring for future generations of musicians and fans alike.


Sunday, July 21
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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