Antibalas Spreads Security
Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra will issue its next studio album, Security, March 6 on Anti-. Produced by Tortoises John McEntire the disc offers a mix of new songs and material road tested since the group released its last album in 2004. The 12-memember collective will kick off an extended tour in support of the record March 10 at Brooklyns Warsaw. The ensemble will then travel through the south and Midwest, closing out its current round of tour dates at Newport, KYs Southgate House on April 29. Along the way the group will also fly west for a pair of California record release parties: March 21 at San Franciscos Great American Music Hall and March 22 at Los Angeles
Troubadour. Look for a cover story on Antibalas in the April issue of Jambands.coms sister publication Global Rhythm written by Mike Greenhaus.