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Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang playing Celebrate Clark Street & the Empty Bottle

DOWNLOAD: Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang – “Feba” (MP3)


Sierra Leonean singer Janka Nabay and his Bubu Gang are set to release their new LP, En Yay Sah, on August 7 via Luaka Bop. Download the album opener and lead single “Feba” at the top of this post and/or stream it below. Take a listen to the entire album via their website.

The group will head out on tour in the US next week, visiting Chicago on July 29 to play the Celebrate Clark Street Festival and a FREE show at the Empty Bottle on July 30.

The Celebrate Clark Street Festival happens on July 28 & 29 on N. Clark St. between Morse Ave. and Touhy Ave. from 1-11PM each day. Check out the full lineup at the bottom of this post, which includes SMOD, Magic Carpet, Los Empresarios, and more.

All Janka Nabay tour dates are listed below, along with a stream of his new single and the full Celebrate Clark Street Festival schedule.

07/10/12 Brooklyn, NY – Fort Greene Park
07/12/12 San Diego, CA – Bar Pink
07/14/12 Los Angeles, CA – The Getty
07/16/12 San Francisco, CA – Rickshaw Stop
07/18/12 Portland, OR – Holocene
07/19/12 Olympia, WA – Northern
07/20/12 Seattle, WA – Capitol Hill Block Party
07/27/12 Columbus, OH – Wexner Center
07/28/12 Lakewood, OH – Mahall’s 20 Lanes
07/29/12 Chicago, IL – Celebrate Clark Street Festival
07/30/12 Chicago, IL – Empty Bottle

08/01/12 Rochester, NY – Abilene Bar & Lounge
08/02/12 Providence, RI – Greater Kenndy Plaza
08/03/12 Brooklyn, NY – 285 Kent
08/30/12 New York, NY – MoMA


Music line-up Saturday (July 28):

Morse Stage / South Stage
1:30 – 2:45 Raiz Viva
3:20 – 4:35 Son Peru
5:10 – 6:25 Sarazino
7:00 – 8:15 Los Vicios de Papa
9:00 – 10:15 SMOD

Touhy Stage / North Stage
1:00 – 1:30 NorthSide Dance Theater
1:45 – 2:15 Sentimiento Boliviano
2:50 – 4:05 JaroChicanos
4:40 – 5:55 Estampa Colombiana
6:30 – 7:45 Planeta Azul & Passistas
8:30 – 9:45 Sangre Michoacana

Music line-up Sunday (July 29):

Morse Stage / South Stage
1:30 – 2:45 Echos del Pacifico
3:15 – 4:30 Son del Viento
5:00 – 6:15 The Outernational
6:45 – 8:00 Morikeba Kouyate
8:30 – 9:45 Los Empresarios

Touhy Stage / North Stage
1:00 – 2:15 Fuego Michoacana
2:45 – 4:00 Juvenato
4:30 – 5:45 Magic Carpet
6:15 – 7:30 Son de la Habana
8:00 – 9:15 Janka Nabay & the Bubu Gang

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