Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars

After playing the Festival of Nations last year in St. Paul, Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars will bring their reggae-spiked Afro groove back to the friendly confines of Minneapolis’ West Bank. Celebrating their 10th anniversary, the All Stars reconnected with Chris Velan, producer of their debut, for the release this month of their fourth album, “Libation.” Recorded in a farmhouse in Vermont, it’s a return to the acoustic sound of their 2006 debut, which was literally recorded around a campfire in a refugee camp in Guinea. Drawing on the traditional sounds of highlife, maringa and palm wine styles for “Libation,” the All Stars, who occasionally sing in English, have a joyous spirit that is infectious. Jon Bream

Price: $20 - $22

Where

Cedar Cultural Center

416 Cedar Av. S.Minneapolis, MN

When

Date: Ended 04/3/14

Upcoming events

10/26 – Making Movies
10/27 – Charlie Parr
10/30 – Troker
10/31 – David Archuleta
11/01 – Luna
11/07 – Nano Stern
11/08 – Lo'Jo
11/09 – J. Views
11/10 – Todd Barry
11/11 – Mashrou' Leila
11/15 – Sharon Shannon
11/16 – Sandra Bernhard
11/17 – Dayme Arocena
11/18 – John Gorka
11/19 – Jim Lauderdale
11/20 – Elage Diof
11/22 – Bruce Cockburn
11/30 – Remo Drive
12/02 – The Lowest Pair
12/09 – Mark Olson
12/10 – Iris Dement
12/15 – Dosh & Friends
12/23 – Jon McLaughlin
12/30 – Lizz Winstead
01/10 – Christine Lavin
01/11 – La Dame Blanche
01/20 – Malamanya
03/06 – Kyle Kinane
03/15 – We Banjo 3
03/25 – Altan
03/27 – Nils Frahm
04/23 – Frigg