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The Very Best
Tuesday March 16, 2010
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Location:  Bottom Lounge
1375 W. Lake St.
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 666-6775
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Time:  8pm  
Age:  Other  
Cost:  $15
Styles:  World
Performers:  The Very Best  

Must-See Music Pick! From the Music Editors: View Music Picks 
It may have started as a chance encounter at a thrift shop, but after a handful of successful remixes, collaborations and a highly touted full-length, the infectiously charming trio The Very Best (Esau Mwamwaya, Johan Hugo and DJ Tron) have established themselves as darlings of the global music scene. The London-based trio tastefully mixes traditional Malawi rhythms with modern-day hip-hop beats, reggae and, well, pretty much everything else to create the sunniest Afro-pop you'll hear. If you tried to catch them in October you probably were met with a disappointing cancellation notice, but don't let that deter you from this one because Esau Mwamwaya has officially cleared his visa and has promised to deliver a show that's well worth the wait. (J. Min)


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