Dereb The Ambassador:
ETHIOPIAN NEW YEAR PARTY!
Celebrate the Ethiopian New Year with DEREB The AMBASSADOR and special guests; Yuri Yurisander (Cuba) and Mr. OTT!
Join us at this special event on Friday the 13th of September at the Foundry 616. Sydney’s own Ethio-Soul superstar Dereb the Ambassador and his big sound band of virtuoso musicians deliver energetic rhythms and melodies that are inspired by the funky sounds of great Ethiopian artists of the ’60s and ’70s.
Dereb Desalegn (aka Dereb the Ambassador) is a unique vocal talent, well known as one of Ethiopia’s most respected singers. On his first solo album ‘Korkorow Yalew’ recorded in 2003, his hit single ‘Wollo’, reached number one in the Ethiopian charts.
Dereb and his 6-piece band consistently liven up crowds with their addictive, gritty brand of Ethio-soul. Performance highlights include WOMAD UK, Peats Ridge Festival, WOMADelaide, Jeonju Sori World Music Festival Sth Korea, National Multicultultural Festival, Brunswick Music Festival, Falls Festival and tours in Ethiopia and Japan.
Special guest Yuri Yurisander will open the night with Cuban Rhythms. Yuri and Mr. OTT will join Dereb The Ambassador on stage to deliver a very special performance for the Ethiopian New Year Party! Limited tickets, Get yours now!