Apr 20

2014 Spirit of West Africa poster


More event day details soon to follow!

Apr 04

Spirit of West Africa Festival 2014, May 10th

Please save the date Saturday May 10, 2014 from Noon to 8:00PM for the Spirit of West Africa festival at the Seattle Center!

More details soon to follow.

We are looking for volunteers who are interested in creating a fun festival (music, dance, photography, videography, fashion, food, market,etc.)

If you are interested, please email me at thionediopmusic@gmail.com

Please “like” our Spirit of West Africa Festival page to stay informed, see pics and videos at this link below:



Peace and bless!!!


Apr 04

Thione Diop’s Afro Groove at Jackson St. Jazz Walk

Thione Diop’s Afro Groove performing for Jackson St. Jazz Walk

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Jaam Rek Studio (2000 S. Jackson Street)


More Info: www.jazzwalk.org




Oct 19

Performing at the Royal Room on Sunday, October 20th

Thione Diop at The Royal Room on October 20th

African Music Nite with Thione Diop
8:00 – 10:30 at The Royal Room, 5000 Rainier Ave S
Thione Diop and Yeke Yeke 8:00 pm

Thione Diop is ready to rock the house! His high-energy percussion group Yeke Yeke plays some of the best traditional African music in the Northwest. Be prepared to dance!
Afro Groove 9:15 pm
Thione’s Afro Groove ensemble fuses World musical sounds with rootsy percussion, a dynamic horn section, an urging rhythm section and spirited vocals.

Oct 19

Town Hall Performance on Saturday, October 19th


GambiaHELP presents
West Africa Live! A Festival of Music, Food and Dance

Thione Diop joins other artists in a lively celebration of the arts and culture of West Africa, with music, dancing and drumming performances. At intermission, enjoy a delicious West African meal catered by Afrikando Banadir Restaurant (The Stranger calls their food “extraordinarily rich, flavorful and deeply satisfying” wine and beer, children’s games and activities, a marketplace of Gambian handicrafts, and a silent auction.  Proceeds will benefit Gambia Health Education Liaison Project, or GambiaHELP, a nonprofit providing educational and health services in rural Gambia and helping villagers establish sustainable local businesses.

Presented by: GambiaHELP, a Seattle-based nonprofit that has been supporting communities in The Gambia for 22 years.
Tickets: Adults $15; Youth 10-17 years $10; Under Age 10 Free
For more informationGambiaHELP.org event details
Learn morewww.GambiaHELP.org



Jul 17

Thione Diop’s AfroGroove at Nectar Lounge on July 25, 2013

Thione Diop’s AfroGroove

Nectar Lounge

Thursday, July 25th

$6 adv / $8 Doors


More info:













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