Atiba Rorie


Africa Unplugged is led by renowned djembe master, songwriter, and educator, Atiba Rorie. The band combines traditional, west-African percussion instruments with guitar and bass to play traditional rhythms while drawing from global influences. The result is funky, soulful blues that keeps you moving as they tell stories from the old world and the new!
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Africa Unplugged Press:

11.27.19 Indyweek [Durham, NC] Grant Golden

9.5.19 Charleston Gazette-Mail [Charleston, WV] Bill Lynch

3.14.19 Roanoke Times [Roanoke, VA] Tad Dickens

1.24.19 The News & Observer [Raleigh, NC] Thomasi McDonald

1.16.19 The Duke Chronicle [Durham, NC] Will Atkinson

12.26.18 Lisa O’Donnell

9.5.18 Asheville Music Guide [Asheville, NC]

3.14.18 CLTure [Charlotte, NC]

6.26.16 The NC Music Zone [New Bern, NC] Tracey Stones

3.23.16 Indyweek [Durham, NC]

2015 Highlight Reel by Nijal Smith

Atiba Rorie:

12.15.19 NBC WXII News [Winston-Salem, NC]

7.29.19 News & Record [Greensboro, NC]

2015 Interview w/Nijal Smith

7.6.11 American Dance Festival ft. accompanist:

4.11.2011 Interview w/Richard Brown:

11.18.10 The Guilfordian [Greensboro, NC]