July 13, 2013
The Macrotones have been bringing tightly honed afrofunk to Boston, New England, and beyond since 2007. The Macrotones’ taut rhythms keep the bodies moving and heads nodding. Initially playing traditional afrobeat music, their sound quickly grew to incorporate elements of funk, soul, ethiojazz, and rock. The result is a dark and funky blend of persistent, interlaced rhythms, and powerfully dense horn lines. And with stimulating percussion percolating throughout, it's obvious the way to take in a Macrotones performance is on one’s feet and dancing.
This is a 21+ show