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Debo Band deliver Boston to a world stage

It's no mystery that the the refreshing clarity, lightness, intricacy, and vibration of Debo Band's forthcoming homonymous debut album is worthy of all of the space dedicated to this article.
Great expectations
By JONATHAN DONALDSON  |  July 06, 2012

Photos: New Orleans Jazz Festival 2012

The New Orleans Jazz Fest, from April 27–May 6, 2012.
April 27–May 6, 2012
By JEAN HANGARTER  |  May 11, 2012

Photos: Boston Music Awards 2010

The Liberty Hotel hosts the 2010 Boston Music Awards on December 5, 2010.
Boston Music Awards 2010 | Liberty Hotel | December 5, 2010
By DEREK KOUYOUMIJIAN  |  December 10, 2010

MP3 of the Week: Debo Band "Lantchi Biye"

Few Boston bands can look back on as crazy a year as Ethio-pop consort DEBO BAND — two trips to Addis Ababa and Zanzibar, a...
By Matt Parish  |  November 18, 2010


Last spring, Danny Mekonnen and Jonah Rapino led Boston's fledgling Ethiopian pop group Debo Band straight to Addis Ababa. They played a local festival, made friends with nightclub owners, and found an Ethiopian Airlines deal for a free trip down the c
Debo Band go from the Western Front to East Africa
By MATT PARISH  |  January 29, 2010

Weekend trip

It pains me to have to ask this, but looking at the insane list of bands at Boston promoter Dan Shea's upcoming four-night "Homegrown" pysch fest at Church, I have no choice: what exactly does "psych music" mean at this point?
Rad four-day psych fest will free your mind, man
By MATT PARISH  |  July 17, 2009