Zansa (feat. Drew Heller of Toubab Krewe) at Altamont Theatre, April 3

How Afropop can one evening get? Local band Zansa holds a first Fridays music series at the Altamont Theatre (18 Church St.) and for its Friday, April 3 installment will join forces with Drew Heller, guitarist and soku player of Toubab Krewe.

Press release from Zansa:

Local Asheville afropop band Zansa continues its new First Fridays music series on April 3 at Altamont Theatre. Drew Heller, of Toubab Krewe, will be joining Zansa as special guest, with an opening world beat set by DJ Minori. Zansa aims to create new music every month with different guest musicians- letting spontaneity be the catalyst for invention.

Zansa plays a mix of traditional and modern African sounds, melding frontman Adama Dembele’s rich West African musical legacy with the western influences of violin, guitar, bass, and drums.

Showtime: 8:00pm.

All ages. $10

About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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