Toby Foyeh at Maryville Clayton Center of the Arts


LWCC kicks off Black History Month

Review from The East Carolinian Posted: Thursday, February 4, 2016 6:00 am by Nneka Walson The Ledonia Wright Cultural Center is kicking off Black History Month tonight with the opening celebration featuring cultural guest performers. “We have done this differently in the past years, but the concept of it stays the same,” said Tedrick Taylor, History…


MONTANA STATE UNIVERSITY, BOZEMAN MT

The African music event will be on Thursday at MSU Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa will perform two shows on the Montana State University Campus on Thursday, Oct. 26, at noon and 8 p.m. Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa’s music is a melting pot of traditional Nigerian Yoruba music mixed with Afrobeat, folk, jhazz, rock,…


MALTA JAZZ FESTIVAL MALTA, EU

On Sunday 18th, the jazz night opens with the participation of the dynamic singer Deborah Carter along with her Latin jazz trio. The guitarist John Scofield with Steve Swallow on bass and Bill Stewart on drums, and as a Trio all three are aglow with camaraderie and spontaneous invention. Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa will…


MONTREAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

TOBY FOYEH & ORCHESTRA AFRICA A founding member of Hugh Masekela’s legendary orchestra, Toby “Leke Leke” Foyeh — with Orchestra Africa — has played the role of Yoruba cultural ambassadors to the U.S. for some years. His Afrijam is a well-muscled Afro-beat and sensual Juju, with female chorus and costumed dancers and, of course, Mr….


Claflin University Lyceum Series

Claflin News Claflin University Kicks Off Lyceum Series with Toby Foyeh Orchestra and Dancers on Oct. 2 Sep 29, 2014 Claflin University will kick off its 2014-2015 Lyceum Series on Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, with a performance by Toby Foyeh Orchestra and Dancers. The performance is set to begin at 7 p.m. in the Moss…


Toby Foyeh & Orchestra Africa to Headline Down Home Family Reunion (Opening Night)!!!

Review from Elegba Folklore Society Posted on August 5, 2014 We are pleased to announce that Toby Foyeh & Orchestra Africa will be headlining “Opening Night” for this year’s 24th Annual Down Home Family Reunion. Toby Foyeh started playing and performing music from an early age in Nigeria paying his dues through school bands in Ibadan…


Toby Foyeh and Orchestra Africa is the grand finale concert at SUNY Orange

Review in The Photo News Published Apr 23, 2014 at 2:17 pm (Updated Apr 23, 2014) MIDDLETOWN — SUNY Orange’s Cultural Affairs and Global Initiative have teamed up to give a grand finish to their respective events series. On Thursday, May 1 at 11 a.m., an outdoor world music concert is being presented on the Alumni…


Africa in Indiana

Review from Indiana State Student Media Posted: By Esther Perisho African Student Union hosts event to celebrate diversity The members of the Toby Foyeh African Orchestra group seized the University Hall stage in their authentic African attire, armed with an eclectic variety of musical instruments. Having traveled all the way from Washington, D.C., they were…


Rain Stays Away, Orchestra Africa Finally Plays

Review from the Reading Eagle