Tag: Ethiopian Musicians

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Ethiopian Musicians Charged With Terrorism for ‘Inciting’ Song Lyrics

Seven producers and performers of a popular YouTube music video were charged in Ethiopia in late June with terrorism for producing ‘inciting’ audio-visual materials and

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Meet Ethiopia’s Jano Band

Ethiopian band wins fans by melding rock with African sounds At a hotel in Addis Ababa well-known for hosting jazz greats, thousands of fans lined up

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Israeli Singer AvevA Dese Reclaims Ethiopian Roots

AvevA Dese’s parents spoke Amharic to each other at home, but when her mother spoke to her in Amharic, AvevA insisted on replying in Hebrew. Ethiopian-Israeli

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Ethiopian Music Group 'Yegna' Loses UK Aid Funding after Press Criticism

An NGO that uses music and radio to spread awareness about girls’ rights in Ethiopia has lost its UK aid funding after a negative press

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Singer Alemu Girma Dies after finishing his New Album

Singer Alemu Girma Dies after finishing his New Album

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Henok and Mehari Brothers Win Best Artist, Duo and Group African RnB on AFRIMA 2016

The All Africa Music Awards, Afrima happened yesterday and various artistes were awarded in Lagos, Nigeri, it took place at the Eko Hotel and Suites,

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Ethiopian-American Debo Band Returns to Lincoln Center

Led by Ethiopian-American saxophonist Danny Mekonnen and fronted by charismatic vocalist Bruck Tesfaye, the Debo Band serves up a bold reimagination of Ethiopian popular music

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Girma Beyene Brings Golden Age of Ethiopian Music to City University

Next month Girma Beyene — who is among the few remaining artists of Ethiopia’s legendary musical renaissance of Swinging Addis — will perform live at the City

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Mahmoud Ahmed Is First Artist from Ethiopia to Perform at Carnegie Hall

Ethiopian legend Mahmoud Ahmed, who celebrated his 75th birthday this year, will give a live concert at Carnegie Hall in New York City next month

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Opportunities for Musicians in Ethiopia

In a crowded music space, artists need to strategically position themselves if they are to get the best out of Ethiopia’s music scene. Even though

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Debo Band Performs Ethiopian Afro-pop at MASS MoCA

The 11-piece Boston-based music group Debo Band takes inspiration from popular music found in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during the 1960s and 1970s, and plays on

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Nhatty Man: His Journey from a Civil Engineering to DJ and to a Music Star

With a mesmerizing stage performance and a huge smile always intact, Nhatty lacks anything but energy. Nhatty’s life has gone in a million ways he

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