Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars will play the Wonder Ballroom on Saturday November 11th, 2006 at 8:00pm. Doors will open at 7:00pm, this an all ages show with full bar available for 21+, tickets are $18 in advance plus service charge. Tickets are available at the Wonder Ballroom Box Office, Jackpot Records, and all Ticketmaster outlets.
With a spirited and infectious fusion of traditional West African music, roots reggae and rhythmic traditional folk, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars craft music that transforms and uplifts. Their songs decry the insanity of war and call out for social justice while instantly compelling you to get on your feet and dance. Having lived through unimaginable tragedy, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars have become an inspiration and a symbol of the healing power of music. As New York Times critic Stephen Holden wrote, “As harrowing as these personal tales may be, the music buoying them is uplifting. The cliché bears repeating: music heals and creates community.”
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