keyim ba

The traditional sounds of West Africa with a modern groove

“AUSTRALIA has a West African band capable of holding its own on the world stage….”

Tony Hillier, The Australian

“Keyim Ba is sensational…an Afro-Australian treasure.”

Lloyd Bradford Syke

KEYIM BA in english means, ‘very beautiful’

The band has enormous energy, giving tradition a modern twist that never fails to fill the dance floor 

 This brilliant 8 piece band has an intoxicating upbeat sound that twists influences of reggae, funk & rap into West African grooves

Led by charismatic, Sibo Bangoura from Guinea, KEYIM BA brings together several of Australia’s best West African musicians

Keyimba host an exciting musical journey, celebrating vibrant & colourful culture

A passionate advocate for the music of his homeland, Sibo Bangoura is one of Australia’s leading West African percussionists

Born into a Griot (musicians) family in Conakry, Republic of Guinea, as a child he was surrounded by the traditions and magic of music – by virtue of his talent &

dedication to his music, Sibo came to travel the world & make Sydney, Australia his home

KEYIM BA

Rachel Bangoura :: Vocals & Dance

Yacou M’Baye :: Percussion

Tina Harris :: Bass Guitar

Calvin Welsh :: Drums

Blair Greenberg :: Rhythm Guitar

Paula Baxter :: Vocals & Dance

Johnathon Pease :: Lead Guitar

Sibo Bangoura :: Vocals & Percussion

SATURDAY APRIL 10 :: CIVIC UNDERGROUND :: 9PM till LATE

100 TICKETS @ $30 EARLY BIRDS ONLINE :: $35 AT THE DOOR

https://funksydney.com.au/event/keyim-ba/