Win Tickets: Jujuba @ The Goodfoot | 11-Piece Talking Drum Afrobeat Band

We are giving away a pair of tickets to see Jujuba at The Goodfoot on Saturday, December 15, 2012. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, December 14.

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From our sponsors at The Goodfoot:
Jujuba @ The GoodfootJujuba
Saturday, December 15, 2012
9 p.m. | $8 | 21+

The Goodfoot
2845 Southeast Stark Street Portland, OR 97214
(503) 239-9292 | More Info:

Jujuba delivers a funky, danceable style of Nigerian Afrobeat and Juju music. The strength of the 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”.

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, “the heat and flavor was all in the groove.” 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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18 Responses to Win Tickets: Jujuba @ The Goodfoot | 11-Piece Talking Drum Afrobeat Band

  1. Jill O. December 11, 2012 at 2:40 pm #

    I want to take my drummer girlfriend to this, that’s why!

  2. Aaronson December 11, 2012 at 2:59 pm #

    I want to get down with Jujuba! They rock!!

  3. wen December 11, 2012 at 3:47 pm #

    Why? Simply to Dance! Dance! Dance!

  4. Stephen December 11, 2012 at 6:32 pm #

    Please choose me. Because I have never won anything from the pipeline, and I love this band and the goodfoot!

  5. Fred December 11, 2012 at 8:29 pm #

    Wanna win!

  6. Sita Rose December 11, 2012 at 10:20 pm #

    After just moving to Portland and leaving behind my Samba group, I am missing Afrobeat/Afrocaribbean music greatly! I also missed Antibalas this past weekend and would love love love to dance the rain away with Jujuba!

  7. Mathew December 12, 2012 at 2:40 pm #

    This is one of my favorite events in Portland! I would love to go to this! Please help a brotha out?

  8. Corinna Chaize December 13, 2012 at 3:45 pm #

    AHHHH Jujuba!!!!!! I love these guys and have a crazy need to dance, but am broke as hellllllllllllllllll, just bought $800 plane tix for Christmas. Please help me out here!

  9. Matthew December 13, 2012 at 3:46 pm #

    Please, take me to Nigeria, where percussion rules the land and Jujuba moves our feet… I’m a longtime fan of African music, and would be grateful for the opportunity.

  10. J.howe December 13, 2012 at 5:05 pm #

    Jump on the goodfoot.

  11. Ralph December 13, 2012 at 6:16 pm #

    African drums are awesome. My wife plays congas

  12. Jenny December 13, 2012 at 6:41 pm #

    Love gooodfoot, ready to get my dance on!

  13. Drew December 13, 2012 at 7:18 pm #

    Jujuba is a non stop party every time i see them im sure this one will be no different pick me please! thnx!

  14. K.S. Bullock December 13, 2012 at 8:35 pm #

    Holidays can be a tough time in general but, can worsen when tragic things happen to loved ones. Instead of being plagued by boring ass music to enliven holiday joy, I’d rather feed my soul and shake my ass and shake it off in general to Jujuba.

  15. BettyJean December 13, 2012 at 9:36 pm #

    My teenage son taps my play money … My favorite play to dance to can’t think of anyone better than Jujuba.

  16. Lin December 13, 2012 at 9:44 pm #

    My friend loves to go to goodfoot. Hope I can win this.

  17. Laura December 14, 2012 at 10:00 am #

    I want to win these for my friend who loves them!

  18. Frank Byers December 14, 2012 at 12:03 pm #

    Loved Jujuba at McCoy Park!

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