MOJA Finale

Sunday, October 8, 4:00pm until dark
Venue: Hampton Park, 30 Mary Murray Boulevard
Admission: Free
Sponsored By: The Boeing Company,  SCE&G

Close out the Festival in style! Everyone in your family will enjoy this spirited celebration of all that the MOJA Festival has to offer. From fascinating craft vendors and fantastic food choices to an evening of live music, this party is sure to entertain. Get ready to dance with Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa, performing a unique world beat blend of West African Yoruba music with western styles, including jazz and pop and the evening continues with a performance from Charleston’s Super Deluxe, covering all of your favorite tunes.

Toby Foyeh & Orchestra Africa’s music is the sound of 3 Continents, Africa, America and Europe. The group takes you on a musical journey from Africa through 3 continents, where traditional Yoruba music, Highlife and Afrobeat meet Pop and Jazz with scincilating guitars, The female singers and dancers add a spice of traditional Africa in their call and response style songs with improvised African dances on rhythms of the world.

Based in Charleston, SC, Super Deluxe has been entertaining music lovers from all walks of life since 2008. Attendees of the Moja Festival finale will get to enjoy Super Deluxe’s polished, high-energy music show, featuring a wide array of music genres with a healthy helping of modern hip hop, soul classics, and vintage 70′s funk. The band’s lead singers are the lovely Joy Gregory and band leader, Wilton Elder, who will also be featured on saxophone. Joining Elder to form the band’s horn section is the talented David Carter on trumpet.

Super Deluxe’s Moja Festival appearance will showcase a rare twin-guitar set up with both Tommy Gielingh and Johnny Mac playing both rhythm and lead guitar throughout the night. The bottom end of the rhythm section is rounded out by the band’s newest member, Tristan Cills on bass and key bass, and band veterans Stephen Anderson on keys and vocals and the funky drummer, AJ Jenkins, on drum kit and lead vocals. Fans of the band will recognize music from past tributes to J Dilla, Herbie Hancock, and George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic!

For more information about Super Deluxe, please visit the band’s official site at www.superdeluxelive.com

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