Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars Tour North America In Support of Their New Album Radio Salone

May 17, 2012 — 

With the release of their acclaimed third studio album Radio Salone, Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars are bringing their uplifting sounds on the road for an epic 43-city tour of North America between now and September (including 11 festivals). In July, the band will head overseas for the European leg of the Radio Salone World Tour.


Produced entirely on analog equipment by roots reggae, soul and Afrobeat guru Victor Axelrod, aka Ticklah, (Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings, Amy Winehouse, Easy Star All Stars, Antibalas) and recorded in Brooklyn’s Dunham StudiosRadio Salone marks the band’s most musically sophisticated collection of songs to date. The album is the follow-up to the band’s 2010 album Rise & Shine, which was the #1 album of the year on the World Music Charts Europe. Grab the album on CD, 180 gram Limited Edition Vinyl or any digital format your heart desires at the Official Cumbancha Store.


Check out Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars full tour schedule on their Tour Page as well as a list of the entire North American leg of the Radio Salone World Tour below. New shows are being confirmed regularly, so check back often for the latest updates.



FRI May 18 San Diego, CA Anthology
SAT May 19 Joshua Tree, CA Joshua Tree Music Festival
SUN May 20 Phoenix, AZ MIM - Musical Instrument Museum
MON May 21 Tucson, AZ Solar Culture Gallery
TUE May 22 Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Sol
THU May 24 Kansas City, MO Crossroads
FRI May 25 Iowa City, IA Englert Civic Center
SAT May 26 Chillicothe, IL Summer Camp 2012
SUN May 27 Chillicothe, IL Summer Camp 2012
WED May 30 St. Louis, MO 2720 Cherokee Performing Arts Center
THU May 31 Memphis, TN Levitt Shell at Overton Park
FRI June 1 Champaign, IL The Highdive
SAT June 2 Chicago, IL Mayne Stage
SUN June 3 Madison, WI High Noon
MON June 4 Ames, IA DG's Tap House
TUE June 5 Minneapolis, MN Cedar Cultural Center  
FRI June 8 Snowmass, CO Snowmass Chili Pepper & Brew Fest
MON June 11 Colorado Springs, CO KRCC Armstrong Quad
TUE June 12 Taos, NM KTAO Solar Center  
SAT June 16 Austin, TX Flamingo Cantina
SUN June 17 Arlington, TX Levitt Pavilion  
WED June 20 Pittsburgh, PA The Rex Theatre  
FRI June 22 Kennett Square, PA Longwood Gardens   
SAT June 23 Northampton, MA Iron Horse   
SUN June 24 Boston, MA Brighton Music Hall  
TUE June 26 Washington, D.C. The Hamilton  
FRI June 29 New York, NY Highline Ballroom  
SAT June 30 Rochester, NY Rochester International Jazz Festival  
SUN July 1 Toronto, ON TD Toronto Jazz Festival  
TUE July 3 Wellfleet, MA The Beachcomber  
THU July 5 Collinsville, CT Bridge Street Live  
FRI July 6 East Meredith, NY West Kortright Centre  
SAT July 7 South Burlington, VT Higher Ground  
SUN July 8 Ottawa, ON RBC Royal Bank Ottawa Bluesfest  
TUE July 10 Montreal, QC Festival Nuits d'Afrique  
WED July 11 Quebec, QC Festival D'été International De Quebec  
SAT Aug 4 Laytonville, CA The Gaia Festival
SUN Aug 5 San Francisco, CA The Independent  
FRI Aug 10 Carlsbad, CA Carlsbad TGIF Jazz in the Parks  
SUN Aug 12 Tidewater, OR Beloved Open Air Sacred Art & Music Festival  
SAT Aug 18 Boise, ID Tour de Fat  
FRI Sept 7 Columbus, OH BiCentennial Park Performing Arts Park  
SAT Sept 8 Bowling Green, OH Black Swamp Arts Festival  


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