This former Ethiopian music star is getting a late-life encore in the U.S.

Jeffrey Brown: So, Mergia was ready when musical fortune struck. A producer named Brian Shimkovitz, who specializes in African music, found a cassette tape of one of his old albums in a... Read more »

Ayaléw Mèsfin, a lost voice from Ethiopia’s Golden Age — Berkeleyside

Ethiopia’s Ayaléw Mèsfin is coming to Berkeley’s Cornerstone with Boston’s Debo Band (pictured). Photo: Flickr/jamie_okeefe One of the most memorable concerts in Berkeley last year was the UC Theatre performance by vibraphonist/composer... Read more »

Ethiopia: Oldies Swagger, Newbies Stutter

opinion By Abraham Negussie Ethiopian music has always been a case of individual excellence more than institutional effort. From the Ethiopian music’s king of kings, the late Tilahun Gesesse, to the crown... Read more »

Paul Weller: Mother Ethiopia | PopMatters

Mother Ethiopia (Warner)US: 11 Aug 2017UK: 11 Aug 2017 The Ethiopiques series on the Buda Musique imprint is a series that has shined a well-deserved spotlight on the Ethiopian music of the... Read more »

The Peace Corps Experience in Ethiopia – Ethiosports

Peace Corps Volunteers in Ethiopia When the Peace Corps was founded, the statement used to endorse the idea was that it was intended to promote world peace and friendship through volunteers, who would offer their... Read more »

Coke Studio Africa 2017 Kicks off in Ethiopia – Ethiosports

Addis Ababa – Coca-Cola Company celebrates the official launch of its music flagship Coke Studio Africa 2017 in Ethiopia. Being broadcasted in Ethiopia for the second time in its history, Coke Studio... Read more »

Ethiopian artists to feature at Spain’s Rototom Sunsplash festival

Ethnopia was created from a partnership between Walter Rizzi a music promoter and business man Haileluel Tamiru in order to promote Ethiopian culture. “Ethiopian music is isolated therefore such kinds of opportunities will allow... Read more »

Ethiopian artists to feature at Spain’s Rototom Sunsplash festival

Ethnopia was created from a partnership between Walter Rizzi a music promoter and business man Haileluel Tamiru in order to promote Ethiopian culture. “Ethiopian music is isolated therefore such kinds of opportunities will allow... Read more »

Teddy Afro, Ethiopia’s biggest pop star: ‘Because of our government, our country is divided’

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Teddy Afro, the controversial singer whose album “Ethiopia” is topping the Billboard world chart, poses for a portrait during an interview at his home... Read more »

Ethiopia’s first rock band, blending rock with African sounds

Rock music is a popular genre of music that originated as “rock and roll” in the United States in the 1950s. It gained worldwide popularity and Africa is no exception. In Ethiopia,... Read more »