In the Atrium
* AFRO BEAT BOX + Special Guest GINA RENE Appearing Live at Moes Alley Wednesday, August 8th 8:30 PM, Doors Open 8:00 PM, $5 in advance, $10 day of @ Door. ... Moe's Alley welcomes back world music super-group AFRO BEAT BOX featuring members of AZA, SAMBADÁ, FLOR DE CAÑA, BLYNDSITE & More. Special guests GINA RENE, MR. FREE & DJ KIKKOMAN round out this global party not to be missed. Buy your tickets early for just $5! This global super group is comprised of some of the best musicians from around the planet who make Santa Cruz their home. Afro Beat Box features music from the Berber traditions of Morocco, Afro Brazilian roots from Bahia, Brazil, Hip Hop beats from the US and dance hall rhythms from Jamaica. Afro Beat Box represents "the best of both worlds", fusing old with new, acoustic with electric, tradition with innovation. The lineup boasts members of local bands Aza , SambaDá , and live Hip Hop group Blyndsite featuring Mr Free. Afro Beat Box brings roots music from all over the globe together under one roof with a funky edge. Kahn, who put the group together says "I saw all these amazing groups around town, and I always had the vision of getting everyone playing together, learning each others traditions and doing it in a new way."