Toubab Krewe

Toubab Krewe's Manifestivus (10th Annual) Lineup Announced

Manifestivus will celebrate their 10th anniversary this year in Cabot, VT. Curated by Toubab Krewe, Manifestivus is a “local festival with a global vibe” featuring an eclectic lineup of international musicians in a Vermont country setting. The festival takes place August 17th & 18th and will feature headlining sets by Toubab Krewe each night. Toubab Krewe bassist and Cabot native David Pransky founded Manifestivus in 2002.
 

Toubab Krewe's Carnavalito Mini-Fest Announced

Toubab Krewe’s CARNAVALITO, a two-day mini-fest, has been announced to take place at the Pisgah Brewing Company in Black Mountain, NC on Friday, July 13th and Saturday, July 14th, 2012.

The Festival of Gnarnia Announces Dates & Initial Line-Up

During August 9th through the 11th, in the year of two thousand and twelve, an event is taking place amongst the oldest mountains on planet Earth. Far beyond the dirty sneakers hidden in the depths of your closet is Eastern America’s highest town, Beech Mountain, North Carolina, and The Festival of Gnarnia.

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Grateful Web Interview with Luke Quaranta of Toubab Krewe

Toubab Krewe has been blending West African and American musical styles since early 2005 and has carved out a solid niche for themselves on jam-band and festival circuits. The Krewe is in Colorado this week for a six night run through the Rocky Mountains, fresh from Jam Cruise 10.

Toubab Krewe will play the Bluebird Theater in Denver on Jan 22nd

Some music cannot be found on a map or within iTunes categories. Some music is so original it seems snatched from the great, invisible substrata that runs below all human activity, a sound aching to be born without a flag or fixed allegiance free, questing, overflowing with immediate, tangible life.

Toubab Krewe Florida Shows Starting Tonight - Live Webcasts!

Fans of global-rock instrumentalists Toubab Krewe are invited to tune in to the band’s next three shows starting tonight, January 5th.

Toubab Krewe Heads To Florida For A January Tour Run

While the majority of the country prepares for winter and snow, global-rock instrumentalists Toubab Krewe are getting ready to spend the first few weeks of 2012 in a warmer climate.

Four Sushi Restaurants and the Toubab Krewe

For lovers of atypical instrumental rock derivatives, there may be no sweeter words than Toubab Krewe.  What's a Toubab Krewe, you ask?  Good question!  For starters, Toubab Krewe is a band, five guys who make some of the grooviest music you've ever (or maybe never) heard.  The only term that really sticks with any consistency is instrumental, since, as the word implies, they only play instruments sans vocals.  Other than that, they ar

Always Unconventional: Toubab Krewe

The word conventional will never apply to a band like Toubab Krewe, that is unless you consider a strange mix of traditional African instruments, electric guitars, two drummers, dancing, and touches of Southern Rock, Jazz, Reggae, and Latin sounds to be normal.  This highly experimental but infectious sound is what has propelled Toubab Krewe into the realm of fan favorites at festivals across America.  Once again I had the

From Asheville to Africa, Why You Need to Hear Toubab Krewe

Even the most die hard jam band fan will at one point crave something new and unusual, a step away from the traditional structure of lead guitar solos dragging on for minutes.  This doesn't mean that a fan of such musical structure needs to subject themselves to standardized pop music; it simply suggests that the listener might need to search for music made with more unconventional instruments.  The answer you seek lies not in a far away land but with Asheville, North Carolina's own Toubab Krewe.