Win Tickets ($16): Jujuba w/ Nojeem Lasisi @ The Goodfoot | All-Star 11-Piece Afrobeat Ensemble

Pipeline is giving away a pair of tickets to see Jujuba on Saturday, January 28, 2012 at The Goodfoot. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, January 27.

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From our sponsors at The Goodfoot:
Jujuba @ The GoodfootJujuba w/ Nojeem Lasisi
Saturday, January 28
9 p.m. | $8 | 21+

The Goodfoot
2845 SE Stark Street
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The strength of this eleven-piece revolves around its energetic cohesion between percussion, rhythm and horn sections. Renowned for their ability to engage a wide variety of audiences, the band draws a dance floor full of smiling faces at every event.

Jujuba features Nojeem Lasisi from Igbo Ora, Oyo State, in Nigeria. He ranks among the world's elite talking drum players. Nojeem was given his first drum at age four by his father, also a master drummer, who handed down to Nojeem its powerful language. As a member of Nigerian superstar King Sunny Ade’s group, the African Beats, Nojeem toured the world and appears on numerous recordings with King Sunny, including “Seven Degrees North” and “Odu¬Â.

Nojeem has settled in the Northwest and assembled Jujuba from local musicians who all share a true love for Nigerian music. Their diverse experiences in a wide range of styles propel the project into new directions based on Afrobeat, Juju and traditional Nigerian folk music. Nojeem Lasisi and Jujuba have created a unique blend of African and Western music they hope is enjoyable to all.

Since the fall of 2002, the band has elicited a strong flow of positive feedback from audiences, concert promoters, festival organizers and the press. As Marty Hughley of The Oregonian puts it, ¬Å“the heat and flavor was all in the groove.¬Â The joy Jujuba shares with its audiences encourages new material, a tighter connection and a growing energy from each show to the next.

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26 Responses to Win Tickets ($16): Jujuba w/ Nojeem Lasisi @ The Goodfoot | All-Star 11-Piece Afrobeat Ensemble

  1. Eric Tower January 25, 2012 at 3:56 pm #

    Cause I need to get out more.

  2. Catherine January 25, 2012 at 8:44 pm #

    Sounds like a blast! Id love to go!

  3. Katie January 25, 2012 at 10:03 pm #

    Goodfoot dancing. Love me some Afrobeat!

  4. H. January 25, 2012 at 10:57 pm #

    Cause the 28th is my birthday.

  5. KathyRankin January 26, 2012 at 3:17 am #

    this is a very real and unique opportunity to surround yourself in culture, its why I love Portland is the diversity of the music, and to be completely honest, I would really like to see how they are going to get all members in their band on the stage, because its not a stage elevated, its equal with the dancers, this is gonna be like the band plays between the dancers. It will be interesting, and I do like horns, so the real reason I want to go is to get enriched on what they have created, as they put it “our music is a unique blend of African and Western music ” they hope is enjoyable to all.” And I think that the Goodfoot crowd will be excited to be here.

  6. Molly January 26, 2012 at 6:59 am #

    Um..because it’s Afrobeat music…LIVE!!!!!!!!!

  7. kathy rankin January 26, 2012 at 2:21 pm #

    I want to win to experience different music and to be nearest the horns as I’m a fan if horn instruments. I’m a true fan of the blues and this us in its original beginnings Africa. It would be fun to talk to the band and ask then where there wide range of music has taken them!

  8. Aaron Monette January 26, 2012 at 2:43 pm #

    I dig this kind of stuff, and love the goodfoot.

  9. Erica Patterson January 26, 2012 at 2:46 pm #

    I’ve never seen these guys before, but I love a good drum show.

  10. Amanda January 26, 2012 at 3:17 pm #

    I quite enjoy this funky group and would like to attend if you do not miracle me with tickets to Moe.. Thank you.

  11. James January 26, 2012 at 3:58 pm #


  12. Matt Folsom January 26, 2012 at 4:51 pm #

    Because one of my oldest friends is going to be in town to visit me in PDX for the first time and I want to show him how great Portland is!

  13. Matt Folsom January 26, 2012 at 4:59 pm #

    I have one of my best friends flying into town and I want to show him how great PDX can be! The Goodfoot is the perfect place for that, esp with this act.

  14. Hunter January 26, 2012 at 5:03 pm #

    Goodfoot sounds like a cool place.

  15. Andrew January 26, 2012 at 5:13 pm #

    This will be an excellent show as long as the air conditioner is working! Love to go check out some funkin’ tunes!

  16. ann krutsinger January 26, 2012 at 5:18 pm #

    want to win tickets to cool afrobeat music to attend with my daughter who just got back from africa!

  17. Mindy Sparks January 26, 2012 at 5:27 pm #

    I would like to win because my buddy who I haven’t seen in years is in the band and I would love to go see him play.

  18. Ben January 26, 2012 at 7:00 pm #

    The Goodfoot and Afrobeat — that would be a lurvely pulse-pounding Saturday night!

  19. renee January 26, 2012 at 7:26 pm #

    Oh my goodness! I really want to go to this !!! Love this music.

  20. drew January 27, 2012 at 4:06 am #

    I love Jujuba and have seen them multiple times and they always put on a good show I’m sure this one will be no different! Free tickets are always good in my book but will probably go either way. thnx

  21. free January 27, 2012 at 8:05 am #

    awesome music? check. good beer selection? check. sweating in a basement? check. sign me up!

  22. Shawn January 27, 2012 at 1:34 pm #

    Always a good night at the Goodfoot!

  23. Anne West January 27, 2012 at 2:20 pm #

    Hope its not too late to win. I love Jujuba, especially when I have my dancing shoes on….

  24. JT January 27, 2012 at 4:22 pm #

    Sounds like fun!

  25. JT January 27, 2012 at 4:24 pm #

    Oh, and why I’d like to go. Well I’d like to take out this girl I’m seeing to something interesting, and from the samples I’ve heard it these guys sound pretty cool. Would like to impress and enjoy!

  26. Ashley January 27, 2012 at 11:59 pm #

    I have not seen these folks perform, but they sound like a perfect addition to my Sat night! thanks.

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