Wayna at Brooklyn Academy of Music

Hailed by Stevie Wonder for her soaring, crystalline voice, Grammy-Nominated Singer Wayna Wondwossen is backed by her band, the Expats, adding subtle experimental rock to the mix. (Courtesy photograph)

Tadias Magazine
By Tadias Staff

Published: Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

New York (TADIAS) — Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter Wayna will perform at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) on Friday, December 12th. Wayna who has been hailed by Essence magazine as “one to watch” is currently promoting her latest Album The Expats, while introducing new songs bearing her signature fusion of diverse genres of world music.

“Wayna combines the African musical influences of her native Ethiopia with reggae rhythms and sultry R&B for a one-of-a-kind sound,” BAM organizers note. The Washington Post, which called The Expats “brilliant” adds that Wayna is “among the cadre of young world music artists forging new ground.”

“We’re pulling out all the stops for this one,” Wayna said via Facebook regarding her upcoming concert in Brooklyn. “Please join me for a special show featuring my NYC crew, the LRC Funk Band.”

If You Go:
Wayna Live at BAM – Brooklyn Academy of Music
Friday, December 12th @ 9:00 pm
321 Ashland Pl,
New York, New York

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