Waltham Riverfest 2019 Sponsored by:


Kalifa and Koliba


Saturday, June 15 from 3:45 - 4:30 pm at Margarita's.


Kalifa & Koliba plays High Spirited International Dance Music to excite your heart so your feet must follow.


Koliba blends the traditional music of West Africa with the contemporary sounds of America. Bringing together musicians from Africa and America, this Afro-pop band presents a unique blend of traditional and modern styles including West African Rhythms, Hi Life, Reggae, Ska, Zouk and more. Audiences don't just attend performances of Koliba, they experience Koliba.


Bandleader Mohamed Kalifa Camara is a Professor at Berkley College of Music in Boston and has traveled the world playing Traditional West African and Afro-Pop music. Kalifa takes the audience on a journey from ancient Africa to modern, urban America with a sound and beat that brings the audience to their feet dancing and singing along.


Koliba has a core band that plays all over New England and can also swell to include African Percussions and Dancers.




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